I'm hopeful that the US will adopt privacy legislation like the EU and Canada have, but it has to be done right.
> Any federal privacy bill must have a private right of action: if a company breaks the law and infringes on our privacy rights, it’s not enough to put a government agency in charge of enforcing the law. Users should have the right to sue the companies, and it should be impossible to sign away those rights in a terms-of-service agreement.
Canada proposes new privacy bill that allows Canadians to force companies to destroy all data they’ve collected about you
> What if the trauma of living through real conspiracies all around us — conspiracies among wealthy people, their lobbyists, and lawmakers to bury inconvenient facts and evidence of wrongdoing (these conspiracies are commonly known as “corruption”) — is making people vulnerable to conspiracy theories?
I love me some Cory Doctorow. Keep fighting the machine!
#surveilance_capitalism #conspiracy #cory_doctorow
This was really helpful to get all my FB friends into my contacts app. Most ppl don't share their email but this gives me a list I can fill in later.
Check out our new podcast miniseries “How to Fix the Internet.” In each episode, we’ll be joined by a guest to examine how the current system is failing, consider different possibilities for solutions, and imagine a better future. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/11/introducing-how-fix-internet-new-podcast-eff
> In other words, doing human rights advocacy through Facebook could be a case of “one step forward, two steps back”: Though awareness and even impact may be achieved on a particular progressive front, it comes at the cost of all the economic, social, and political problems associated with surveillance capitalism.
Another strip of grass converted to a garden plot for spring #yardening!
Camp Distance 2020 was lovely! https://photos.app.goo.gl/kok7wvpKKXG7KxtP9
#bluesquad looks interesting! Trying it out.
Worked great! They taste like normal pancakes with a slight parsley finish. So if you have kids or other green resistant family this is a cheap, tasty way to get vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, and antioxidants: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/parsley-benefits
Pickle ferment gear and tips
I've tried a lot of things and would love others to get started so here's my best advice on pickling equipment. Just to be clear though...
You don't have to have all this stuff!
You'll get good results with any old jury rigged system you come up with so long as you use the right amount of salt and keep the food under the brine at all times. Once you get hooke
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Came to Austin, TX for my MFA and met my sweetheart at the meditation center. We have 2 kids w/ tails.