In the UK, Local Authorities (Councils) are looking at people’s social media accounts, such as #Facebook, as part of their intelligence gathering and investigation tactics in areas such as council tax payments, children’s services, benefits and monitoring protests and demonstrations.
«If you ever wonder where we're at on the dystopia scale, consider that it's normal to believe the government is spying on you, and crazy to believe that they're not.»
- Edward Snowden
Your browsing history is no longer private.
#Encryption - a hot button term in today's news. But what is encryption? Here's a great intro: https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/what-should-i-know-about-encryption
Do not install any suspicious apps before #Apple releases the update!
«Digital contact tracing systems should be based on an architecture which relies as much as possible on the processing and storing of data on devices of the individual users».
The Dutch Authority for Personal Data #privacy did an extensive analysis of various online communication solutions. #Nextcloud Talk and Jitsi are the only two solutions ticking all the privacy & security boxes!
Interesting and awkard al the same time.
Seems like the “Global #Surveillance Program” released a report to their italian “paying-for-being-tracked” members.
«Improvised tech solutions today may be permanent policies tomorrow».
Around the world, rulers are using the pandemic as an excuse to grab more power. And the public is going along with it.
#Google Says It Doesn’t 'Sell' Your Data. Here’s How the Company Shares, Monetizes, and Exploits It.
Introducing alternative routing to prevent #censorship of Proton apps.
Finnish minister: EU needs to establish own OS, web browser
Am I the only joying the ability to digitally talk to friends without being tracked/analyzed by third parties when using #Signal or any other end-to-end encryption open-source technology?
We used to have that privacy level with face-to-face conversations.
Now we can have that level back even online. It's amazing and lovely.
«I have nothing to hide, so I don't have nothing to fear».
Are you sure?
EU Commission to staff: Switch to #Signal messaging app.
«Signal has been selected as the recommended application for public instant messaging».
#Amazon: "Each opportunity to interact with a customer is another opportunity to collect data."
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