Project Cybersyn Shows All Tech is Political w/ Eden Medina
While many will read this sign and discard it as untrue, it is in fact more than true. If you don't believe it yet, check out this comment explaining how US police departments can now access videos from millions of privately owned home security cameras without a warrant: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/18/amazon-ring-largest-civilian-surveillance-network-us
Hi @markhurst possible podcast for your good reports list? https://privacyinternational.org/learning-resources/technology-pill-podcast
I've started this fact sheet about Google Android and personal data collection.
Feel free to send more facts!
My latest #podcast interview is with Dr Leonie Tanczer (UCL) the founder of the Gender and #IoT project, which looks at how IoT impacts on gender-based domestic violence and abuse. https://www.jamesmullarkey.com/2021/04/iot-and-technology-facilitated-abuse-with-dr-leonie-tanczer/ #WeDontStream #SuveillanceCapitalism
In case you’re a person on here who’s still trying to get away from Twitter, I wrote a user stylesheet that might help you: https://laurakalbag.com/write-only-twitter/
So far 12 people have registered to use our BBB video meeting instance. Why not try it out? No need to feed Zoom, Google, Microsoft, etc. your money and your data (and your friends, collaborators data) and you can help build inter-cooperative infrastructure.
Testing out the BETA version of Ghostery browser - stripped down version of Firefox. Also can be used with Ghostery ad free meta search engine. #NoToChrome https://www.wired.com/story/ghostery-browser-search-ad-free/
Model will be a $5 a month ad free version with a private ad version for free coming later.
Nym promises to be the 'better than #Tor' anonymous network - a bold claim but one she says they don't make lightly.
Take a minute of your time and go read Michael E. Mann interview of the Guardian today. Well worth your time:
Money quotes: "Any time you are told a problem is your fault because you are not behaving responsibly, there is a good chance that you are being deflected from systemic solutions and policies. [...] Doom-mongering has overtaken denial as a threat and as a tactic. [...] if people believe there is nothing you can do, they are led down a path of disengagement."
#Spotify has 8 different trackers https://reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/en/reports/com.spotify.music/latest/
#Tidal has 9 different trackers https://reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/en/reports/com.aspiro.tidal/latest/
Not to mention unnecessary permissions.
Playing your own .mp3 files has 0 trackers.
Job at #Tor:
Software Developer for Anti-Censorship Team
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