Friends from @firstname.lastname@example.org covers the two main ways of getting yourself a #Nextcloud and get your data back under control. Use simple signup and get a easy hosted Nextcloud, or set up your own server!
Still not shipping the Mark II, but they've provided the components so if you want a Mark II now, you can build your own. I'm seriously tempted to see if I can get one built.
"Mark II Update - January - Mycroft"
Amazon Mechanical Turk, psychological and physical violence
“This is my only source of income and I [am] terrified every day. I am not making enough to live”
"Every user should be able to choose a "Notification Provider" for every app"
When Google corrupts your politicians, your schools (#GSuite), your newspapers (#GNI), your web, your emails, your universities, .., you expect ".org"s like the #FSFE to be your last resort and to defend you.
But when you discover that also the FSFE is financed by Google (2013-2020), it is finally time to #panic:
Is the @fsfe in the position to do the same?
“The lesson is that privacy is public — it is a collective good that is logically and morally inseparable from the values of human autonomy and self-determination upon which privacy depends and without which a democratic society is unimaginable.”
You Are Now Remotely Controlled
By Shoshana Zuboff
From HN discussion - "This is why I use ad blockers and a pi-hole server" (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22124929)
This is GDPR in action. Wow.
For Facebook tracking Brave white-lists
According to Brave developers, it's white-listed due to causing Facebook login to break if blocked.
See issue #1108 on Github
"A few weeks ago, I changed my browsing and searching habits purely to get out of that A/B test bucket. Now it looks like we're all in it."
-- dang, editor/moderator of Hacker News, on Google's "We've made all search results look like ads" campaign.
I'm all for calling out Google AMP, but, #Google #AMP is only possible because everyone is so dependent on Google, including #TheRegister. Google knows this because their #googlefonts are everywhere and their analytics are close behind and The Register is not exception, they also #DoubleClick.
The Register needs to start reading itself.
Stop donating your customers' data to Google Analytics
"Aside from only letting you sample 25% of your traffic" WHAT?
Is it possible to grow a startup without using privacy-invasive tools and tactics?
Here are some ideas on how you can do more ethical and responsible marketing in the world of GDPR, CCPA and third-party cookie blocking
GE fridges refuse to work unless water filter is 'official', via RFID chip - https://boingboing.net/2020/01/23/proprietary-carbon.html
Online services and even some politicians are trying to force people to use their clear name online. This is a severe threat, it would open the door for stalking, identity theft, and more. Here's why #AnonymityMatters:
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