While organisations like Panoptykon Foundation exist there is hope of pushing back the likes of Google and Facebook from their relentless attacks on democracies and our communities.
They have an English website worth checking out
Panoptykon Foundation was founded by a group of lawyers in Poland to protect fundamental rights and freedoms in the context of fast-changing technologies and growing surveillance.
Although these issues might seems quite EU focused we've already seen other parts of the world adopting aspects of GDPR locally so I think much of what is discussed is relevant to people living outside the EU. Major EU legislation could cause serious damage to #AdTech firms pushing #SurveillanceCapitalism if done right
PS - I live in the UK now outside the EU :(
New #Podcast episode: Karolina Iwańska is a lawyer at Panoptykon Foundation and has been leading their investigation into the online advertising industry’s practices related to #data protection and #privacy.
Imagine Google Docs without the spyware...
It's called @cryptpad and I'm super grateful to @ansuz for taking the time to talk to me for my #Podcast #WeDontStream
https://www.jamesmullarkey.com/2020/11/imagine-google-docs-but-without-the-spyware-with-aaron-macsween/ #SurveillanceCapitalism #Encryption #Privacy
Episode 2 of my new #podcast talks to Finn Brownbill,
Head of Marketing at @Mojeek #Mojeek is a #SearchEngine with a fully independent search index (No Google or Bing here) and is privacy by design. https://www.jamesmullarkey.com/2020/06/building-the-worlds-alternative-search-engine-with-finn-brownbill/ #WeDontStream #SurveillanceCapitalism
Sam is an anti-tracking pioneer who worked on the privacy focused Cliqz browser (a fork of #Firefox) and Cliqz search engine.
Signal is better than WhatsApp so why aren’t you using it?
New post from me -
Charity Digital podcast: Ethics, technology and the #charity sector
#PokemonGo is a Google project to demonstrate large scale puppet on a string manipulation for profit.
This article is so one sided it reads as propaganda #SurveillanceCapitalism
A brutal year: how the 'techlash' caught up with Facebook, Google and Amazon
Not nearly brutal enough - are things really changing? #SurveillanceCapitalism
This is great but we need this in Europe too. These are global issues.
UK government is experimenting with #FacialRecognition on its own citizens
Need to send a clear message to their bots that they ain't welcome.
Belt / braces / another belt approach seems like it's making things crystal. #bots
Need some help getting Oil out of the ground?
The nice people at Google can help because we are #BenevolentTechOverlords
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