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In a huge victory for human rights, the European Parliament calls for a ban on biometric mass surveillance and facial recognition. 😀🥳 Let's keep fighting for privacy! 💪
tutanota.com/blog/posts/ban-bi

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hey aliens,

when we launch billionaires into space, those are for you. you're supposed to take them. those are free specimens for your research. on the house

you're welcome

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/e/OS = #privacy by design, which makes it an exception on the mobile market.

That is what academic research found, comparing data sent by Samsung, Xiaomi, Huawei, Realme, LineageOS and /e/OS smartphones.

#auditable #privacy

techxplore.com/news/2021-10-re

scss.tcd.ie/Doug.Leith/Android

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The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy was published 42 years ago today.

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RT @FilmThePoliceLA@twitter.com

Hollywood Blvd, Saturday, 11:22 AM:

ANTI-VAXX PROTESTER: Do you see all of these homeless people around. Are they dead in the street with COVID? Hell no. Why?

HOMELESS PERSON (walking by): Because I’m vaccinated you dumb fuck.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/FilmThePoliceLA/st

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We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia, Archive.org, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.

The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.

The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.

In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.

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“Apple and Google agreed to demands from the Russian government to remove a strategic voting app developed by opposition leader Alexei Navalny from the iOS and Android app stores.

Apple then disabled its Private Relay feature (which enhances web browsing privacy) for users in Russia. Google also removed YouTube videos giving advice on how to vote strategically in the elections.”

inkl.com/a/pRyJXPhrAQr

Big Tech will choose profit over democracy and human rights every time.

#BigTech

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Your daily reminder that the alternative to Big Tech is Small Tech and the alternative to Big Web is Small Web.

Help us make them exist.

small-tech.org/research-and-de

#BigTech #SmallTech #BigWeb #SmallWeb

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o filho da rachadinha, inspirado nas obras de Rene Magritte: homem de chapéu coco e o filho do homem.

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Imagine asking a stranger a question.

Imagine if their response was "I'll tell you, but you need to give me full consent to do anything to you. Or fill out my form telling me what kinds of things I can do to you. Oh and regardless, read this 15,000‡ word legal document and agree to it."

You'd nope the hell out of that conversation, right?

‡ Yes literally 15,000+ words in their privacy policy.

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food 

when you're in the chip aisle and can't make any decisions

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It’s done! Now it goes in the vault for around a month, but I’m excited to gift it when the time comes! #watercolor #mastoart #creativetoots #illustration

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🤭

In 2019, when Thunberg was crowned Time magazine’s person of the year, Trump tweeted: “So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill!” Eleven months later, with Trump demanding a recount, having lost the election to Joe Biden, Thunberg coolly tweeted: “So ridiculous. Donald must work on his Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Donald, Chill!”

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