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@sean Honestly, I don't think I've ever hit that point yet.

@imacrea I would also add that the social expectations on how the two are used also differ. Pixelfed is tool for sharing pictures; you can also use Mastodon for sharing pictures.

IMO, one of the root causes with the mess that is data privacy in our high-tech culture is the idea that data is “owned”. Many companies’ position is basically that if I give them (or they discover) data about me, they now *own* that data

If they own it, they can do as they please with it, subject only to the limitations of any other property use

It’d be better if it was treated as *custodianship*

If you think your freedom of speech trumps your obligation to acknowledge other people's humanity and right to exist, you're wrong and you should be ashamed.

Even if you think it's minor and only about using the pronouns people request to be used about them.

@mmin It's the most used operating system, but you can't use it for anything important, because you can't trust it.

I hate Windows. I tried using my computer, but instead it's doing a virus check. And I don't have the authority to stop it, despite it being my computer.

Reading Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to be Free and getting angry.

「On Wednesday, Kashmiris began disappearing from WhatsApp — and no one initially knew why. Citizens of the disputed geographical territory, whose autonomy the Indian government revoked in August, abruptly and inexplicably began departing WhatsApp groups in which they had long participated, leaving behind only a “[Phone number] left” message.」
buzzfeednews.com/article/prana
#india

I did a detailed privacy check of the Tiktok app and website. You can read my article æt Süddeutsche Zeitung. Tiktok commits multiple breaches of law, trust, transparency and data protection. Here are the technical and legal details
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@baldur You can save a specific version of a PDF for reference. It's the only thing PDFs are good for and it happens to be important for academics.

Evgeny Morozov wrote a really long review of Shoshana Zuboff's The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. His main criticism is that what Zuboff calls surveillance capitalism is just simply capitalism.

thebaffler.com/latest/capitali

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