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Daring Fireball: DuckDuckGo
"DuckDuckGo is the search engine that doesn’t track you. DuckDuckGo and Safari’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention together solve the top three private browsing misconceptions:

41% of users believe private browsing prevents websites tracking them.
39% of users believe private browsing prevents ads from tracking them.
35% of users believe private browsing prevents a search engine from knowing their searches.
None of those things are true."
DuckDuckGo  2017  search  search-engines  privacy  tracking  John_Gruber 
august 2017 by Preoccupations
Google DeepMind and healthcare in an age of algorithms | SpringerLink
"Data-driven tools and techniques, particularly machine learning methods that underpin artificial intelligence, offer promise in improving healthcare systems and services. One of the companies aspiring to pioneer these advances is DeepMind Technologies Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Google conglomerate, Alphabet Inc. In 2016, DeepMind announced its first major health project: a collaboration with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, to assist in the management of acute kidney injury. Initially received with great enthusiasm, the collaboration has suffered from a lack of clarity and openness, with issues of privacy and power emerging as potent challenges as the project has unfolded. Taking the DeepMind-Royal Free case study as its pivot, this article draws a number of lessons on the transfer of population-derived datasets to large private prospectors, identifying critical questions for policy-makers, industry and individuals as healthcare moves into an algorithmic age."
NHS  health_care  big_data  DeepMind  Google  privacy  2017  transparency  research 
march 2017 by Preoccupations
The Frankfurt School Knew Trump Was Coming - The New Yorker
"the fear is that the present antidemocratic wave may prove too strong even for Germany—the only country in the history of the world that ever learned from its mistakes"
Alex_Ross  Trump  New_Yorker  2016  fascism  Thomas_Mann  Adorno  social_media  Germany  privacy  copyright  Silicon_Valley  democracy 
december 2016 by Preoccupations
Microsoft Ireland: winning the battle for privacy but losing the war – Bentham's Gaze
"there is a growing recognition that purely legal or procedural mechanisms are insufficient to protect privacy … recognising that there will always be imperfections in software, people and procedures and showing that nevertheless individual’s privacy can still be protected."
privacy  data_protection  security  encryption  Microsoft  Ireland  Law  2016 
july 2016 by Preoccupations
Ian McKellen on Why He Didn't Want to Write Memoir - Hollywood Reporter
"I didn't want to go back into my life and imagine things that I hadn't understood so far," McKellen continued. "The privacy of my life I don't quite understand myself"
Ian_McKellen  2016  writing  memory  privacy 
april 2016 by Preoccupations
How Tim Cook, in iPhone Battle, Became a Bulwark for Digital Privacy - The New York Times
"Far from backing down from the fight, Mr. Cook has told colleagues that he still stands by the company’s longstanding plans to encrypt everything stored on Apple’s myriad devices, services and in the cloud, where the bulk of data is still stored unencrypted.

“If you place any value on civil liberties, you don’t do what law enforcement is asking,” Mr. Cook has said."
Tim_Cook  Apple  privacy  surveillance  encryption  FBI  USA  2016 
february 2016 by Preoccupations
This Is the Real Reason Apple Is Fighting the FBI | TIME
‘That’s a staggeringly high price to pay for any investigation.‘ — @normative
Apple  FBI  USA  encryption  surveillance  privacy  IoT  internet_of_things  2016  security  trust 
february 2016 by Preoccupations
Daring Fireball: Apple Fights for Precedence in iPhone Unlocking Case
'So now we know why Apple is drawing the line with this case: it really is a slippery slope that would affect all current devices, not just the ones prior to the A7 CPU and the Secure Enclave."
John_Gruber  2016  iOS  Apple  FBI  USA  encryption  security  privacy  surveillance  Secure_Enclave 
february 2016 by Preoccupations
[FREE] Apple Versus the FBI, Understanding iPhone Encryption, The Risks for Apple and Encryption - Stratechery by Ben Thompson
"I’m just a tiny bit worried about Tim Cook drawing such a stark line in the sand with this case: the PR optics could not possibly be worse for Apple. It’s a case of domestic terrorism with a clear cut bad guy and a warrant that no one could object to, and Apple is capable of fulfilling the request. Would it perhaps be better to cooperate in this case secure in the knowledge that the loophole the FBI is exploiting (the software-based security measures) has already been closed, and then save the rhetorical gun powder for the inevitable request to insert the sort of narrow backdoor into the disk encryption itself I just described?

Then again, I can see the other side: a backdoor is a backdoor, and it is absolutely the case that the FBI is demanding Apple deliberately weaken security. Perhaps there is a slippery slope argument here, and I can respect the idea that government intrusion on security must be fought at every step. I just hope that this San Bernardino case doesn’t become a rallying cry for (helping to) break into not only an iPhone 5C but, in the long run, all iPhones."
Ben_Thompson  Apple  Tim_Cook  security  encryption  privacy  FBI  USA  surveillance  Secure_Enclave 
february 2016 by Preoccupations
Customer Letter - Apple
"Specifically, the FBI wants us to make a new version of the iPhone operating system, circumventing several important security features, and install it on an iPhone recovered during the investigation. In the wrong hands, this software — which does not exist today — would have the potential to unlock any iPhone in someone’s physical possession.

The FBI may use different words to describe this tool, but make no mistake: Building a version of iOS that bypasses security in this way would undeniably create a backdoor. And while the government may argue that its use would be limited to this case, there is no way to guarantee such control."
Apple  Tim_Cook  encryption  USA  FBI  privacy  security  backdoors  surveillance 
february 2016 by Preoccupations
EU Law Analysis: Is Workplace Privacy Dead? Comments on the Barbulescu judgment
EU Law Analysis: Is Workplace Privacy Dead? Comments on the Barbulescu judgment —
ECHR  work  surveillance  privacy  2016 
january 2016 by Preoccupations
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