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Kim Kardashian and others boycotting *by not posting for 24 hours*.

You're doing it wrong.

Massive win for , their client Ed Bridges and : South Wales Police use of ruled unlawful in court of appeals:

Many thanks to everyone who got involved both legally and in petitioning.

Two birds, one stone. Wear a mask to increase your protection against both and . If we're lucky, they might not even try to fine us for covering our faces this time ( Fight . Fight . 😷 ✊

@privacyint @eff

Do you have a preferred technique for limiting mobile/cell phone tracking?

I made three new friends today, and the second introduced me to the third:
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Does anyone host or on their own server? I feel this would be a great fallback for private , especially among family/friends (having full control of data, compared to, say, , which is centralised).

I also (still) want to try out , but the same old issue makes it difficult: network effect. I proposed trying it with some of my family (now finally on Signal). I got no response. I could almost hear them thinking, "Jeez, not again!"

If it wasn't clear already that cares more about money than its users' and , here you have it:

"Only our paid users will have access to end-to-end for their meetings."


Feels good to have just sent my first Freedom of Information Act () request to my home county council ().

I've asked whether is used; if so, how is the data handled/shared, and which locations/services is it used for. I think making such requests is a practice we should all get into.

Next, I want to ask about the video and audio that's captured on every bus I ride...

I'm welcome to other suggestions, especially regarding and use.

Delighted to learn the brilliant UK-based Big Brother Watch has just launched their own podcast. For anyone who doesn't know them, they're one of the main privacy groups in the UK (they feature as one of the 'defenders of digital rights' in my upcoming course)

Who can help me with some recommendations...

I need an affordable -WRT (or similar) supported , as I want to be able to route my games console etc. through my .

The router must have the option of creating an additional (guest) network, cost no more than £150, and having dual band is a bonus.

Excited to hear about's "move to support additional features the Signal community has asked for – like addressing that isn’t based on phone numbers". This is a big deal and was one of the main reasons I considered moving to an alternative .

Currently syncing the @particl via their desktop client. Hoping the marketplace offers more than . We really need a decentralised, private alternative to ! I'm getting this error when I try to open 'signal-desktop' (for Debian). Not sure why it's suddenly decided to stop working after most recent update... "The SUID sandbox helper binary was found, but is not configured correctly. Rather than run without sandboxing I'm aborting now. You need to make sure that /opt/Signal/chrome-sandbox is owned by root and has mode 4755. Trace/breakpoint trap"

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