Eine Netzwelt ohne personalisierte Werbung: Mit der #TrackingFreeAds-Coalition könnte diese Online-Utopie in der #EU schon bald Wirklichkeit werden. Als eine von 27 Partnerorganisationen stellen wir uns heute hinter ihre Ziele. @ilumium mobilsicher.de/aktuelles/mit-d

@edri Absolutely pumped to see so much positive feedback and so many orgs joining the cause for legislation in Europe!

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✋🏾Stop tracking us✋🏾

We @edri & 25+ orgs are joining forces to support the Coalition led by MEPs that stand against -invasive ads.


Ein Baustein im Überwachungskapitalismus ist die Nutzung von Trackern, um User.innen durch zielgerichtete Werbung zu manipulieren. Daher schließen wir uns heute der #TrackingFreeAds-Coalition an – zusammen mit über 25 Organisationen und Mitgliedern des Europäischen Parlaments.

Consent is a failed regulatory approach, especially (but not only) in data protection law.

It’s prevailing is the direct result of stakeholders being painfully ignorant to the fact that consent requires control.

This control is a privilege of few. Consent favours the powerful.

The audience award of this year's #BigBrotherAwards goes to … #Doctolib for their appointment scheduling portal for medical doctors which leaks personal information to third parties, breaking patient–doctor confidentiality.
Full laudation: bigbrotherawards.de/en/2021/he

It is closely followed by #Google who received the award in the new #WhatMakesMeReallyAngry category for recently exposed large-scale manipulations of the Internet #adtech market, for starving creators and the media, and for dispossessing our digital personalities.
Full laudation: bigbrotherawards.de/en/2021/wh

So just to get this straight: the 🇩🇪 social democrats voted in favour of horrendous new powers against the explicit recommendation of:

- all experts asked
- their own party leader
- their own youth group
- all future coalition partners

You really can't make this stuff up.

Heute will die GroKo beschließen, dass Apple&Google helfen müssen, Eure Smartphones mit Staatstrojanern zu infizieren.
Und die BPol soll das dürfen, ohne dass Ihr überhaupt einer Straftat verdächtigt werdet.

Von Seehofer war nichts anderes zu erwarten. Von der SPD… auch nicht.

I sincerely expected not to like the new floating tabs in the #Firefox #proton redesign. I was pleasantly surprised, it's actually quite nice.

@ReclaimYourFace@twitter.com 🇬🇧 Today is European Citizens’ Initiative Day #ECIDay!

Sign the @ReclaimYourFace@twitter.com Initiative today and help us push for a ban on biometric mass surveillance in the EU! #1000000citizens #ReclaimYourFace



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In other news today:

- AliBaba Browser sends all data from iOS and Android users to corporate servers. Even in incognito mode. Nothing suspicious here, carry on .


- Stack Overflow is going to be sold a faceless conglomerate for 1.8B US$.

- EU is going to introduce a Digital ID Card. What could possibly go wrong? 🤷‍♂️


{h/t to Slashdot)

Die deutsche Bundesregierung setzt sich für ein Verbot personalisierter Werbung für Minderjährige ein. Finden wir gut. Gegen eine komplette Abschaffung hätten wir aber auch wenig einzuwenden. netzpolitik.org/2021/digitale-

The introduction of is another great reason to stop using and switch to a more respectful browser.

Excellent explainer of FLoC from the folks @eff eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/goog

Hey @e_mydata, since has unfortunately dropped support for the wonderful , can I continue to recommend people to buy it from you? For how long will you support it with updates?

Together with @NOYBeu @HermesCenter and @Homo_Digitalis_, we have taken legal action against the facial recognition company Clearview AI.
Here's what you need to know! 👇️


We're looking for a Senior Security Engineer to join the SecureDrop team at Freedom of the Press Foundation!

The team is fully distributed, and this position is open to applicants from around the world.

Read more about the position here:


Boosts very much appreciated! ❤️

Remember :
➡️ #Bitcoin was used only by 8.2 millions active users past year = 0.1% of world population.
➡️ It is used mainly for pure speculation.

Yet, it manages to burn as much electricity as Sweden and to have same carbon footprint has whole Belgium.


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