If you wonder why websites load so slowly even with fast internet - it's surveillance capitalism. Best infographic for a while on this. https://twitter.com/swodinsky/status/1116763906716966912
Dear Friends, I am asking you to help me raise awareness of the arrest of my friend @firstname.lastname@example.org - a celebrated privacy & open source advocate who has been arrested without reason by the government of Ecuador. Please tell @email@example.com to release Ola Bini. #FreeOlaBini
Here are some thoughts from the team on Link Click Analytics and Privacy. https://webkit.org/blog/8821/link-click-analytics-and-privacy/
My colleagues have released a neat tool you can use to monitor — and be creeped out by — your "smart" devices https://iot-inspector.princeton.edu/
@firstname.lastname@example.org found her coffee pot sending data to Microsoft and her Echo connecting to 17 different domains every few minutes when *not* being used. https://twitter.com/kashhill/status/1116018130084433920
Open Data: EU öffnet Datensilos des öffentlichen Sektors.
Her coworker who the Reddit tech bros are trying to give all the credit has also responded making clear her contributions were significant and calling out attacks on her as what they are; blatant sexism.
Images of Ecuador's ambassador inviting the UK's secret police into the embassy to drag a publisher of--like it or not--award-winning journalism out of the building are going to end up in the history books. Assange's critics may cheer, but this is a dark moment for press freedom. https://twitter.com/Ruptly/status/1116277306161618944
Supporters of #TERREG say automatically removing material is fine, because the authorities already checked it’s terrorist content. How do you explain this? Official EU Agencies Falsely Report More Than 550 http://Archive.org URLs as Terrorist Content https://blog.archive.org/2019/04/10/official-eu-agencies-falsely-report-more-than-550-archive-org-urls-as-terrorist-content/
There's a brief write-up at @PhysicsWorld@twitter.com here: https://physicsworld.com/a/first-images-of-a-black-hole-unveiled-by-astronomers-in-landmark-discovery/ with more images. Here's the image seen (left) compared with a simulation (middle) and the simulation blurred to the expected resolution of the telescope (right). (Image via Akiyama et al & ApJL)
Unsere Passwörter gehören uns! Seehofers Passwort-Herausgabezwang muss gestoppt werden! https://www.sueddeutsche.de/digital/passwort-it-sicherheit-gesetz-seehofer-beugehaft-gefaengnis-1.4401627
CS PhD Student and part-time activist. PGP A463 3D08 B157 D2B9 AB86 3569 C1C8 90E8 B0F3 89FF. he/him.