About the man arrested regarding the bombs sent to politicians and some other people.
It comments by itself:
The Irish Times: ‘Potential explosive devices’ sent to Obama and Clinton - ‘Potential explosive devices’ sent to Obama and Clinton
New Android licensing from 29th October 2018 in the EU. Google has to back down after the fine.
Denmark is the first country to require businesses to encrypt emails containing sensitive personal information end-to-end, starting January 1, 2019. 👏👏👏
Ya nos habían advertido de esto:
"Estamos construyendo una distopia para que la gente le de click a los anuncios."
Youtube favorece el extremismo porque es lo que más clicks genera; es decir, la IA de youtube aprendió a utilizar la curiosidad morbosa de los humanos y explotarla a su favor. Es como si skynet hubiera aprendido psicología de masas.
Facebook is terrible, but YouTube is an even greater peril and harder to wrap one's head around.
Kids (like, elementary school kids) *use* YouTube. Facebook destroys brains of the olds, YouTube the youngs. YouTube's impacts will be more longstanding. https://twitter.com/zeynep/status/1051481354544631808
Unbelievable... what next?
The Irish Times: ‘Like Pulp Fiction.’ Officials say Saudi journalist was killed and dismembered - ‘Like Pulp Fiction.’
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@axolotl that's what gets me.
people are confusing shitposting en masse, as a form of culture jamming. with "we made that".
a lot of shitposting as a practice and social pattern came out of really toxic (and right wing) corners of the internet. being acculturated to that, or having grown up around it without realizing that it was a vector for fascism and adjacent ideologies, is a *huge* honeypot/sinkhole that can be manipulated by abusers.
Alphabet didn't disclosed the breach. Google+ closing in August.
La estrategia de las fake news en 🇧🇷 Bolsonaro triunfa en parte gracias a una potente campaña de bulos en WhatsApp. Verdaderamente un triunfo de la pereza intelectual. Signos muy preocupantes para el futuro.
Mastodon, el Twitter libre, tiene ya un millon y medio de usuarios
Primer articulo q escribo en El Salto y estoy gratamente sorprendida por su rigor y profesionalidad. No me han dejado tranquila hasta que ha quedado perfecto 👌
The Apollo Breach, millions of contacts leaked... https://www.wired.com/story/apollo-breach-linkedin-salesforce-data/
On deleting your twitter:
They obviously know what we are headed. And they think they will be able to control the damage. But believe me, with 4 Celsius it is going to be chaos.
You can block shadow profiling with a combination of something like ublock origin with the right lists and cookie autodelete...
But it is much harder to avoid that someone that has your number, places it his contacts lists and then gets uploaded. At least without goverment intervention... you can do it with burner phone numbers too... but still a bit hard.
Sysadmin. OpenBSD User. Privacy advocate. Ecology. In Ireland.
Yet another mastodon instance on the internet.