Life is meant to be lived online!
The EU is standing at the crossroads: following in the footsteps of recent disastrous Internet legislation or putting users back in control of their online experiences? EFF has the answer. #DigitalServicesAct https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/07/effs-eu-policy-principles-platform-liability-and-monitoring
Tails 4.8 is out
Zoom was supposed to deliver a transparency report about governments demanding user data. They didn't. These are the folks who now own your encryption keys.
Enterprises that banned the Store might not get the update in some cases. Way to go Microsoft!
In case you're one of the ones trapped in this limbo, you have to block the store in a USER policy, not a COMPUTER one (which hopefully works (there's no way to check))
Leslie #BlackLivesMatter #WeAreOne
If you live in Kentucky and you were not allowed to vote, but you were in line on time to, or your mail in ballot was not counted for Booker, leave a comment or DM me. We are looking for plaintiffs to Sue Kentucky to ensure ALL votes are counted!
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If police training materials are kept secret, manufacturers of surveillance technology and private organizations can influence police practices without oversight or accountability. POST must make these training materials available online immediately.
It's impossible to square the EU Copyright Directive with the GDPR's rules protecting Europeans from mass surveillance. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/dutch-law-proposes-wholesale-jettisoning-human-rights-considerations-copyright
Right now, we rely on secure technologies like never before. The EARN IT Act and the Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act are both attacks on encryption that must not succeed. https://fortune.com/2020/06/29/encryption-backdoors-computer-security-congress-heres-whats-at-stake/
Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.
It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:
We're happy to be here! #introductions
A new “fake news” bill in Brazil will require WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter to collect copies of the national ID of Internet users. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/5-serious-flaws-new-brazilian-fake-news-bill-will-undermine-human-rights
Made the realization (again) that my bookshelves and projects that aren't work or home-care-related are there because they're my hobbies or are things that I'm interested in. If they're no longer bringing me joy it's OK to jettison them.
Tired of feeling awful because I'm overwhelmed with the thought of what I could be doing. That's not a healthy way to live.
Trebuchet that shit.
social media, capitalism
Folks: Social media is literally creating places for targeted harassment
Folks: Seriously, don't you moderate this shit?
Advertisers: We're pulling our money until you do something about this
Companies: WOAH WOAH WOAH!!!!! EMERGENCY!!! BAN THE SHIT!!!
Life is meant to be lived online!
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko