's lengthy user agreement does specify that any data Google keeps may be provided to police in response to a legal demand. But the process by which a user consents to the data collection isn't always clear.

Using an phone, you are walking with a spy bug installed on your pocket.

Can you guess why they are so cheap on the market? 😉

mprnews.org/story/2019/02/07/g

Wonderful and easy scheme to explain how works. Once you create good enough rules, then you can start using them on new (unanswered) data.

Germany’s plan to control its own data digital infrastructure.

«Control over data is as crucial as oil and gas for industry».

politico.eu/article/germanys-p

@zudn ripping google fonts it's up to the webmaster, it's not something active by default.
Anyway, this story is about the installation of GFonts on your system, when you do it, there is a custom attribute that can be readen by Google Analytics while surfing on the web. This way they can recognize you.

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

@OTheB yep, for sure we have to avoid information centralization (in !!). A single honey spot is what would love to have (and has already).

@cloudflarelink Privacy and Reachability are two different kind of things. I do prefer decentralization. Every CDN is against it. CDN can track users over their web browsing.

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