1) The consensus of the infosec community is that Telegram is significantly less secure than @SignalApp.
2) Signal is an independent non-profit with a $50m endowment—they can't be meaningfully influenced by money for a very long time. Telegram is a standard private company. https://t.co/d6nskMRxyP
@aral you shouldn't be able to add the media without the alt tag. Why is this not the default yet? Should be baked into CMS systems too.
@stardot whatever works :)
Yes it bothers me a lot. I made this website notochrome.org
All of the Chrome alternatives have their drawbacks.
Facebook reverses postelection algorithm changes that boosted news from authoritative sources.
I missed this from December. File under shocking but not suprising behaviour from Zuckerberg.
EU - Mass surveillance on Facebook is illegal
Facebook - You are stopping us catch paedophiles
Europe threatens to break up Big Tech if it doesn't play by new rules https://edition.cnn.com/2020/12/15/tech/digital-services-act-europe-google-facebook/index.html
Seems that link must be broken New report: To track or not to track? Towards privacy-friendly and sustainable online advertising https://en.panoptykon.org/privacy-friendly-advertising thanks for flagging @michel_slm
Not sure where you are based but I have quite a large banner as soon as I land on that page ironically. Tracking seems to already be switched on before I have accepted/not
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@michel_slm Thanks for flagging - glad it still works :)
Looks good :) Any guests or are the two of you going to vibe it out?
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 :(
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