Fairphone questions: does anyone have any experience?
Is it worth it? Are there similar alternatives?
I love the idea but am put off by the slick 'silicon valley' style of their brand. Can their message be trusted? Why do they have different models and keep changing them (surely the ethos would suggest one model that is modular)?
What about alternative operating systems? Compatibility with old files? Compatibility with chargers? Longevity?
I see the #Mozilla fake PR war with Google is continuing.
All to make it appear there isn't a browser monopoly #SurveillanceCapitalism
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Peter Tatchell’s life on film: ‘So far I’ve been violently assaulted 300 times’ https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/jun/01/hating-peter-tatchell-documentary-netflix-lgbt-rights
"Tax havens - #Microsoft Irish subsidiary paid zero corporate tax on £220bn profit last year" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/03/microsoft-irish-subsidiary-paid-zero-corporate-tax-on-220bn-profit-last-year
“When Tesla’s bitcoin purchase policy was announced, the bitcoin cost of a Model 3 produced about 400 metric tons of carbon dioxide, compared with just 8.85 metric tons to make and drive the car over its lifetime.”
And they call this guy a genius. I have other words in mind.
Downing aircraft to pursue the arrest of dissidents has always been outrageous. It is the modern expression of Bush-era "extraordinary rendition" (international kidnapping by state agents), and should be opposed no matter the flag under which it occurs.
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
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