European Authorities Ban Dirty Cookie Practices in GDPR Update
When GDPR rolled out across the European Union back in 2018, the sweeping legal framework pledged to bring consumer privacy and protection to the forefront. In the years since then, we’ve seen the adtech industry at large do its collective darnedest to undermine these laws at every turn, and largely get away with it, thanks in part to the squishy phrasing of some of the legislation’s most critical clauses.
Black people four times more likely to die from Covid-19, ONS finds. #COVID19uk
Official figures show that wide disparity not just due to health and economic differences
Well my contact tracing (I mean privacy-perserving contact tracing) update is happening.
What on earth does the UK think it's doing? I want Answers!
Apple-Google COVID-19 virus contact-tracing API to bar location-tracking access
Renamed 'ExposureNotification' will only only one app per nation
Christopher Nolan's Tenet Projecting Low Box-Office Opening
Perfect reason to go at midnight when no one else is around?
Last Horizon 2020 SwafS call highly competitive, with 407 projects requesting a total of €700 million
Perfect timing by @mozilla
Video Call Apps
More and more people now rely on video call apps to stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic. We reviewed the privacy and security of some of the most popular apps to help you make smart decisions on what to use to work remotely, chat with friends and family, and connect with your doctor.
CRISPR Could Finally Make the First Truly Allergy-Free Cat
"If the new drug works and doesn’t have any major side effects for our feline friends, it could eliminate nearly all cat allergies. If you’re allergic to cats, however, you probably shouldn’t go out and get one now in the hopes that your allergies will be cured soon."
Are we failing to notice that we are heading for no-deal #Brexit?
This year, the shelves emptied and trade evaporated because of a hidden virus – next year, the cause would be man-made
Updated my blog post about Airbnb shake out to include Wired article and Twit.tv clip. Right on the money, some airbnb hosts are sweating during #covid19
Latest @DoESLiverpool #COVID19 visor update: 6241 produced, packed and shipped
Unfortunately, my Internet provider, @HyperopticCS@twitter.com, does NOT implement BGP safely.
Check out https://isbgpsafeyet.com to see if your ISP implements BGP in a safe way or if it leaves the Internet vulnerable to malicious route hijacks. via @Cloudflare@twitter.com
still find it weird that in the midst of all this there are people clinging to the idea that making capitalism *do things* is somehow an important goal
this is a global pandemic the likes of which haven't been seen for a hundred years, stop stressing about made-up numbers ffs
Friendly reminder that "Dr." Phil is not a medical doctor. He calls himself a doctor because he has a Ph.D. in psychology. It's irresponsible to put someone on TV, introduce him as "Doctor," let him talk about public health, and not make clear he's no M.D. https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1250975504401760256
Illegal zoom bombing
What happened earlier today on a zoom call from my point of view https://cubicgarden.com/2020/04/17/illegal-zoom-bombing-is-out-of-control/
I can't believe it. I'm in a political discussion group right now on @firstname.lastname@example.org that was just bombed by child porn. Like, WTF is wrong with people?? I feel so traumatized!
Digital rights folks: are there any best practices to deal with this?
Senior firestarter at BBC RD, emergent technology expert and serial social geek event organiser.
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