Totally valid questions by EU parliamentarian @echo_pbreyer to the EU Commission:
Why don't you communicate to citizens in the #Fediverse?
The evidence speaks for itself. The spread of biometric mass surveillance across different EU countries shows why we need a new law banning it.
Pass this on.
🔎 Read the EVIDENCE: https://reclaimyourface.eu/evidence-in-eu-countries/
✏️ SIGN our formal ECI: https://reclaimyourface.eu
The goal here is to become as monopolistic as possible. But there are alternatives such as @email@example.com we need to stop the large BigTech building closed systems.
Another implication of this, is the lack of interoperability. Every company is trying to make it's service a global tool to tap on the "network effect" and in doing so is not doing it with open source or open protocols
🙅🏾♀️ How AI discriminates
💡 116 MEPs demand AI limits to put people before profit
🏆 Czech Big Brother Awards awards worst privacy culprits
👀 And more!
@aral And when it comes to making money, somehow we lost sight along the way that there's nothing wrong with running an apple pie business and being happy selling 50 pies a week if that's all you need. I've never understood the infinite growth mentality. Nor why being a serial entrepreneur should be seen as a good thing. Nor why your grandma needs an account on Facebook to see photos of the grandkids. That's not the web. It's opposite of it. I hope our future will be different.
Policy guy @edri. Digital security trainer, cyclist, lover of the great outdoors. Ex-@Golem. PGP: keybase.io/janweisensee
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