“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”
Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.
You can now watch my talk on the future of Internet regulation at the European Parliament yesterday on Peertube (@joinpeertube) thanks to @vincib
And here are my slides (which were on the screens but aren’t visible in the video):
starting a bondage session alright let's set up the rules
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL
NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
"OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in
sub: "h-how do you do that with your mouth. the capitalization. the citation. wh—"
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Some question our claim that "80% of people displaced by climate change are women." This number comes from the UN. The BBC wrote this interesting article about it: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-43294221
privacytools.io has removed Wire from their list of recommended secure messengers:
"[W]e have trusted them in the past because Wire had built a trustworthy reputation for themselves. We now feel that Wire has lost this reputation."
Currently their only recommendation for real-time communication is Signal: https://www.privacytools.io/software/real-time-communication/
I tried listening to Pinker's Enlightenment Now, and the couple of first chapters seemed ok, if a bit simplistic. Then he seemed to miss the whole point of Romantic critique of Enlightenment. It seems like he doesn't realize that he is arguing for an ideology. That would be a worthy goal in itself, if it wasn't masked in talk about Reason.
The IRL podcast has a pretty good explainer of surveillance capitalism, including an interview with Shoshana Zuboff.
Firefox’s fight for the future of the web
On Moderation: An Ass-Backward Guide to Managing a Community Which Extends From Revolutionary Socialists to Anarcho-Capitalists
A set of principles Andreas Schou had pinned to his late, lamented, Google+ profile.
Now preserved on Pastebin:
“It's a complete anomaly -- a solidly performing, decently priced device that just isn't suited for anyone because of the privacy concerns and increasingly alarming issues plaguing the social networking site.”
I do digital culture, game studies, and role-playing games.
Old toots automatically deleted. Migrating to @jonne.
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