What's your preferred mobile app for #Mastodon, and why?
Just published Google lawsuit evidence indicates that like always retained users' location data, even if disabled in user interface, to the extent that its own employees flashed LineageOS on their phones to avoid tracking. Full thread on https://twitter.com/jason_kint/status/1398353211220807682
Today, the Grand Chamber of the @ECHR_CEDH, Europe’s highest human rights court, confirms UK surveillance regime was unlawful.
In 2013, after @Snowden's revelations, we brought the UK government to court together with many other NGOs.
More on the judgment soon...
Been busy revisiting some #blog writing recently. I have a post coming very soon which will guide beginners from start to finish setting up their own #Nym mixnode. I'll then be writing a guide on #VPS #security fundamentals for beginners.
The European Court of Human Rights' judgment on the 10 Human Rights Organisations case is due on 25 May. We sat down with whistleblower @Snowden@twitter.com last year to discuss what this case means for surveillance not only in the UK, but around the world. 🧵/1
what in the crap
"Fox is making a blockchain animated series with Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon to sell you NFTs"
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I'm searching for resources about code review processes. Feel free to reply with your experiences too. I'm not interested in technical matters right now like how to automate parts of code review or your Opinion about the right size of a pull request. I'm asking about the social process of deciding when to merge. How do you ensure quality and keep development moving ahead without getting dragged down by disagreements? Boosts appreciated.
If you had wanted to watch my 30th anniversary fireside chat with the @EFF but missed it, it's now up online. https://t.co/L8ZzqMYUGm
At first, @matrix was "just" a modern alternative to IRC to talk on GNOME channels for me.
But the more I use it, the more I enjoy it. Having your own instance is really pleasant.
Of course not everyone is a systems administrator, let alone a competent one. There is a real need for small managed instances.
For people insterested, Element offers Element Home, a 10-person managed instance: https://element.io/element-home
Alternatively, Etke offers to manage services for you: https://etke.cc/
There had been an earlier libravatar issue and at that moment, I had to put it on hold because of (poor) code design choices I had made 😐
With the Keyoxide 3.0.0 rewrite, this is now feasible. We must give key holders the choice of avatar provider. But I wouldn't mind setting defaults that favor decentralized options!
Just noticed, the current Tor Browser has this option activated as well (at least on my phone) ... can your real IP be revealed by JS when opening a PDF file? ...I'm not an expert here.. just asking 🤔
There's a (german) vid about JS in PDFs at YT with a testing PDF (creates a popup message) mentioned here:
Thanks again to @email@example.com for shining a spotlight on us during this years #DataPrivacyDay.
If anyone ever asks you: why should I #GetSession?
Just show them this chart.
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All you need to know about about Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature.