Goodbye, Chrome: Google’s web browser has become spy software
Our latest privacy experiment found Chrome ushered more than 11,000 tracker cookies into our browser — in a single week. Here’s why Firefox is better.
Our #Mastodon instance reached 1.000 Users! Thank you all for joining and making this a great community.
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Hong Kong Police arrested protesters after accessing full details of injured protesters through Hospital Authority's "backdoor"
Try out the new Mastodon Layout (single-column). It's enabled for new users by default. Existing users can change it here: https://social.privacytools.io/settings/preferences/appearance (Disable advanced web interface)
Instance upgraded to Mastodon v2.9.0!
**New Default Layout**: Single-column mode (instead of Tweetdeck style), can be reverted in user preferences.
Some other cool stuff too, check out the full change log for more information: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v2.9.0
I am person behind FreeTube, the private YouTube client for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
I enjoy talking about technology and privacy so my toots will mostly be about those, but there will be a good amount of toots about FreeTube as well.
I'm also looking for more people to follow! Let me know if you have any suggestions.
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Simplifies following or interacting with other users on remote Mastodon instances in the Fediverse. It skips the "Enter your Mastodon handle" popup and takes you to your own "home" instance, without entering your Mastodon handle on remote instances.
#Firefox starts blocking third-party cookies by default
I found something potentially interesting.
What does the Fediverse think about it? Let me know!
My new blog post is out.
Come and read part 2 of my family privacy series: https://write.privacytools.io/worldwidewebwizard/family-privacy-part-2
A vulnerability in WhatsApp allowed attackers to inject commercial spyware, developed by NSO Group, on to phones.
The spyware could be transmitted through a call, even if the call was unanswered.
It is unclear how many phones were targeted.