Privacy is a team sport. Now is a great time to refresh your surveillance self-defense. https://ssd.eff.org/
"Google Says It Doesn’t 'Sell' Your Data. Here’s How the Company Shares, Monetizes, and Exploits It."
Your Phone May Be Contributing to Google’s Coronavirus Reports
Location data is a new, somewhat controversial tool in the fight against Covid-19 https://coronavirus.medium.com/your-phone-may-be-creating-coronavirus-reports-for-google-cba0d84fc42d
How Tech’s Lobbyists Are Using the Pandemic to Make Gains https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/03/technology/virus-tech-lobbyists-gains.html
So remember when I was saying Zoom is a privacy and security train wreck? Apparently, that was an understatement:
“Zoom has ‘rolled their own’ encryption scheme [with] significant weaknesses … [and transmits] meeting encryption keys through China.”
The People in Charge See an Opportunity - Around the world, rulers are using the pandemic as an excuse to grab more power. And the public is going along with it https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/when-disease-comes-leaders-grab-more-power/608560/
People are unfairly and repeatedly asked - even in times other than when a pandemic is affecting the world - to choose between privacy and security, between privacy and health, as if this was a zero-sum game.
This is why privacy matters:
Spyware is, increasingly, becoming another way for abusive spouses to control and monitor their partners.
Privacy issues arise as governments track virus https://euobserver.com/coronavirus/147828
OMFG A FEDERATED SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM!
I literally cannot wait to dig into this!! It's what I've been wanting!
Wees erg bang... Is technologie onze exit-strategie uit de coronacrisis? | VRT NWS: nieuws
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