I've found a very interesting article that might help the #religious people on here understand #atheism a bit better, and maybe, just maybe, dislike #atheists a bit less.
@sheogorath I always do that. I've noticed here in the UK store assistants have also started asking "can I take your email so we can email you your receipt?"
Ermmmm, no thanks!
Facebook now publicly praises privacy, but in court they present a different message saying “There is no invasion of privacy at all, because there is no privacy” & "You have to closely guard something to have a reasonable expectation of privacy." Um, no. https://www.dailydot.com/debug/facebook-lawyer-no-expectation-of-privacy/
"I no longer feel compunctions when I see headlines about Apple fighting users' rights to repair their products. It's important to live your values and to support groups that value the things you do." --Richard Mavis on his move from #Mac to #Linux
Read about his journey:
In Praise of Dadfluencers All those fathers out there posting about #dadlife on social media are changing the face of fatherhood. https://www.wired.com/story/praise-of-dadfluencers #Culture/DigitalCulture #Father'sDay #Culture
Group responsible for safety tampering Triconex malware has expanded, researchers say. https://arstechnica.com/?p=1522715
Security News This Week: Telegram Says China Is Behind DDoS Voting machine security gets a boost, Have I Been Pwned is for sale, and more of the week's top security news. https://www.wired.com/story/telegram-says-china-behind-ddos #Security/SecurityNews #securityroundup #Security
👍 CERN will sich von Microsoft befreien
Vor einem Jahr startete CERN ein Projekt, um Microsoft komplett loszuwerden. Jetzt beginnen erste Pilotprojekte mit alternativen Lösungen.
TechCrunch: "users of the LaLiga app were outraged to discover the smartphone software does rather more than show minute-by-minute commentary of football matches — but can use the microphone and GPS of fans’ phones to record their surroundings" #privacy https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/12/laliga-fined-280k-for-soccer-apps-privacy-violating-spy-mode/
ICYMI: Cloud Storage App ‘Ever’ Has Been Weaponising Peoples’ Photos
Facebook emails seem to show Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report claims
Firm has uncovered emails that appear to show chief executive’s connection to potentially problematic practices, WSJ reports
Facebook has uncovered emails that appear to show Mark Zuckerberg’s connection to potentially damaging privacy practices at the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
The emails were uncovered as part of a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation that began after the Guardian reported that the personal data of 50 million Facebook users had been improperly harvested by Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked on Donald Trump’s election team and the winning Brexit campaign. https://friendica.hubup.pro/objects/174591b4b19c22bc40fe34d40705ba27e2edac3f
So @VICE@twitter.com reports on a deepfake of #Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, asking the question: will Facebook delete this video from its platform?
Of course, the real problem is that Facebook has the power to sensor for millions of users. #decentralize please!
Hackers Stole a Border Agency Database of Traveler Photos When hackers compromised a Customs and Border Protection subcontractor, they walked away with photos of travelers and license plates. https://www.wired.com/story/hackers-stole-traveler-photos-border-agency-database #Security/CyberattacksandHacks #cybersecurity #hackbrief #Security #border #hacks
While trying to convince us all that they take user #privacy seriously, Google is prohibiting ad blockers in Chrome. Trackers will be able to follow your activity across the Internet - and Google will be able to continue collecting its ad-based revenue.