Pretty soon we're going to have #gnulinux phones available, small handheld Linux computers!
Your smartphone broadcasts your exact location thousands of times per day to dozens of different companies. Each has the power to follow individuals wherever they go, in near-real time.
That’s not a glitch in the system. It is the system.
This is not only fucking outrageous, it sets an incredibly dangerous precedent. How can US #PharmaTech possibly be trusted if it thinks it can have exclusive rights over (i.e. 'own') your health data?
1/ This is one of many barely-visible cameras at a Walgreens convenience store.
The system tries to determine the age and gender of those nearby.
Then, it serves ads, based upon their artificial intelligence algorithm, on the refrigerator doors.
See-through doors have been replaced with full video screens.
> Fighting back is possible.
Opinion: Blocking the Disabled on the Web Means Blocking Innovation | WIRED
Interesting article. I wasn’t aware that Vint Cerf was deaf, or that Joybubbles, one of the first phreakers, was born blind. https://www.wired.com/story/opinion-blocking-the-disabled-on-the-web-means-blocking-innovation/
Some associated links:
Firefox Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension
Electronic Frontier Foundation Privacy Badger
While you are there, install HTTPS Everywhere to force SSL connections
Read: The new dotcom bubble is here: it’s called online advertising https://thecorrespondent.com/100/the-new-dot-com-bubble-is-here-its-called-online-advertising/1366591600-93220b69
"Why every design system needs a service designer" a design system is not just a bunch of components in Sketch and maybe some HTML/CSS, it's so much more and having a service designer in the team helps a lot https://amyhupe.co.uk/articles/why-every-design-system-needs-a-service-designer/
@openrightsgroup Here is the ORG report on mobile content filters (on by default in the UK!) https://www.openrightsgroup.org/about/reports/collateral-damage-in-the-war-against-online-harms
📚From my blog's archive: "Color accessibility: tools and resources to help you design inclusive products"
At a meeting today with O2, EE, Vodafone, ThreeUK about mobile blocking, to discuss @openrightsgroup ’s report - make the BBFC's appeals better, stop blocking things like wedding photographers and cannabis oils
We really are reaching a turning point here: the the one where our lives are either assisted by technologies for our benefit or entirely determined by technology corporations for their profits.
Do you use revolut.com app?
You can opt out of having personal data shared with social media companies fro November 12th.
Surveillance capitalism strikes again, this time with banking. Not a surprise that a company like Revolut are doing this!
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