"Facebook is more than willing to sell visibility into people’s lives, unless it’s to tell people about how their data is being used."
Facebook plans to create an Instagram for kids under 13 & privacy advocates are rightfully concerned.
"IG relies on extensive data collection, maximising time on devices, promoting a culture of over-sharing... certainly not appropriate for 7-yr olds."
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1385591040724422659
PSA, IMHO: Join #NoFLoC - Make sure your webserver sends this header:
to opt your server (and its visitors) out of Googles Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC). More info at https://paramdeo.com/blog/opting-your-website-out-of-googles-floc-network
"Most loved programming language Rust sparks privacy concerns"
Update video on the OpenSwitcher software I'm building: https://odysee.com/@martijn:b/openswitcher-update:d
Terribly annoying. In The Netherlands there was no common word for 'vidcall' and now everyone is using 'zoom'.
People of NL and elsewhere, "zoom" is what a camera does, and otherwise it is a freaking brandname of a unicorn big tech corp.
Unfortunately its too late. Same as with 'google'. Tbh, competitors don't make things easy here: "I ducked it for you" or "Just duckduck it, man" .. meh.
At #SocialHub we're preparing a great event in the form of two webinars and a workshop in April, for representatives of the European Commission.
Interest for the event came from EC itself, who via @NGIZero - funder of many great AP projects - approached SocialHub to organize.
You can help prepare and certainly join the Event!
🇬🇧 The gold standard of data protection and privacy in the EU safeguards our freedom and self-determination.
The #GDPR must be enforced to keep it that way. Because our data is not an industrial commodity!
My plenary speech in the EU Parliament: https://peertube.european-pirates.eu/videos/watch/74ec7e47-4796-4d7e-b9b4-7527372
everytime you try and go on a website
🇬🇧 Today at 6 PM, the online storytelling event “Coda Live: Panopticon” illustrates how facial recognition systems are misused in China, Russia & Europe.
Register now to learn more: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coda-live-panopticon-registration-146673675913
📝 And sign the petition to ban this technology: https://reclaimyourface.eu/
KDE: On the reappointment of Richard Stallman as a director of the Free Software Foundation (FSF)
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