Is it time to ban Fonts?

In order to track users Google is offering and installing fonts with a custom identifier embedded.

daringfireball.net/linked/2019

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Facebook: Remember how we promised we weren’t tracking your precise location? Sike, can't believe you fell for that... again theregister.co.uk/2019/09/10/f

«I wouldn't expect any system to be totally secure, much less remain secure forever in the face of adversary advances, but that's not the claim. Security is process of choosing between "less safe" and "more safe;" and continuing to fork toward safety until you reach "safe enough."».

- Edward Snowden

Having a lot of prompts feels like punishment for blocking tracking cookies.

If you maintain a website that uses them, you're penalizing people who are protecting their .

"If we do nothing, new technologies will give the government new automatic capabilities that Stalin could never have dreamed of. The only way to hold the line on in the information age is strong cryptography." — Phil Zimmerman, 1991

philzimmermann.com/EN/essays/W

promises to treat persistent trackers like malicious hackers in its new WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy. That's a big win for user .

eff.org/deeplinks/2019/08/appl

My -oriented email provider is FastMail ref.fm/u20749512

I dismissed my GMail account several months ago and I am super-happy since.
FastMail interface is faster than GMail, the support is great and I can't find anything I could do better on Google's service.

You can stop being tracked on every mail you receive or send today. They have an "import from GMail" tool.

Do you rembember? 🙂

A visual history of your favorite technology.

versionmuseum.com/

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As if we needed another reason to use ad-blockers....

Can ads on a page read my password? - Information Security Stack Exchange

security.stackexchange.com/que

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