Here my latest publication and open-sourced project: building an AWS API for ServiceNow. This is only the first brick but can put you on the right track for more advanced use cases. #Serverless #AWS #ServiceNow #API
Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? -
How come people expect everything they run on their mobiles to come as an "app", but then refuse to access anything but a website on their computers?
Personally I prefer "real" apps on all my platforms, but I get it:
Installing computer programs is perceived as more complicated than tapping Install in the app store. This needs to be addressed though.
Linux would have all the right tools here: package management & sandboxing. It's a shame it still lacks the traction it would so deserve.
Not caring about privacy is often an indicator of privilege. But the surveillance and data abuse that happens to the poor and marginalized is a possible future for everyone. https://www.fastcompany.com/90317495/another-tax-on-the-poor-surrendering-privacy-for-survival
“Hey EFF, can you recommend a specific VPN?”
No, but… here’s a new lesson plan on how to talk about VPNs (and why it’s hard to recommend a specific one) from the Security Education Companion.
F-Droid will soon have stricter requirements for apps showing up in the "Latest" tab in the F-Droid app:
If you are an app developer consider adding good descriptions, screenshots and a "Whats's New" section for your app.
If you notice that your favourite app doesn't fulfill all these requirements consider notifying the app's developers or just help them with a merge request adding the missing info to the source repo.
I enjoy that the first listed feature of this alternate Slack and Discord client is: Not made from a web browser
This has been a long time coming.
Check out our website's fresh new look: https://torproject.org
There are many changes still to come. Find out what's next: https://blog.torproject.org/meet-new-torprojectorg
Firefox admits they will eventually be sending all of your DNS to Cloudflare. Cloudflare will monetize your internet browsing, no matter how much their PR people say they are.
If you want to disable that, go to "about:config", and set "network.trr.mode" to 5.
The values are: 0 - default off, 1 - race, 2 TRR first, 3 TRR only, 4 shadow, 5 off by choice
For those reading between the lines of Zuckerberg’s pivot-to-privacy manifesto, it’s clear that this isn’t just about privacy. It’s also about competition. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/privacy-focused-facebook-well-believe-it-when-we-see-it
When I inform people of how dodgy FB and WhatsApp are, they generally reply with "But I have nothing to hide".
My response is always: " Do you shit with the door open?
Do you live in a glass house?
Do you have sex on the tram/bus when it's filled with strangers? "
Oh, I see. You DO enjoy your privacy?!
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