gominokouhai + privacy   16

The Prisoner 001 (2018) | View Comic
Yes folks, it's a modern sequel/revival! (Although I think they have the chessboard in the wrong part of the Village, but perhaps they've relandscaped the lawn in the 52 years since we last saw it.) It's being released one episode per month, with #2 already available. Be seeing you.
tv  comic  privacy  sousveillance  surveillance  society  narrative  coolstuff  nerd  books  scifi  incrediblyobscurereference 
july 2018 by gominokouhai
Facebook Crossed The Creepy Line And Can’t Go Back | Buzzfeed
"Google makes a lot of futuristic technology [...] that feel like useful tools on their own merits. Facebook’s core features [...] while disruptive and transformative at scale, were never exactly new. Facebook’s true innovation is a ruthlessly efficient and effective machine that serves highly targeted ads in ways that seem increasingly adversarial to traditional views of personal privacy."
privacy  whyfacebooksucks  internet  socialmedia  tech 
april 2018 by gominokouhai
Canonical shouldn’t abuse trademark law to silence critics of its privacy decisions | micahflee.com
Yes! In your FACE, Canonical. Note particularly the slew of comments from enterprise-level sysadmins who were previously unaware. I defy Unity in the name of all nature: it is a twisted abhorrence. It must die, it must die. Fixubuntu.com is a noble endeavour and has my full support, plus that of all right-thinking persons. [PS: The lawyers are coming! Micah, Flee!]
law  streisandeffect  privacy  copyfight  tech 
november 2013 by gominokouhai
BBC News - Russia: Hidden chips 'launch spam attacks from irons'
Is your iron plotting against you? This is why I don't press my shirts.
news  privacy  tech 
november 2013 by gominokouhai
LinkedIn 'Intro'duces Insecurity | Bishop Fox
Oh great. Now you too can invite a shady social network to run its own MITM attack against you. At least they're asking first. Why would anyone agree to this?
internet  news  privacy  socialmedia  socialnetworking  tech  whyfacebooksucks 
november 2013 by gominokouhai
How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did | Forbes
“If we send someone a catalog and say, ‘Congratulations on your first child!’ and they’ve never told us they’re pregnant, that’s going to make some people uncomfortable[...] We are very conservative about compliance with all privacy laws. But even if you’re following the law, you can do things where people get queasy.”
marketing  privacy 
july 2013 by gominokouhai
Facebook is scanning private messages for brand page mentions | Digital Trends
I have somebody taking over the work FB page, so with any luck I'll be able to delete my profile soon.
privacy  tech  whyfacebooksucks 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
BBC News - Leveson: Internet needs new privacy laws
Oh look. Leveson isn't being used to curb Murdoch or rein in Dishface. It's being used on YOU.
socialmedia  privacy  leveson  politics  news 
december 2012 by gominokouhai
Draft Communications Bill violates the Coalition agreement
"wouldn't it be easier if Nick Clegg had stuck to Liberal Democrat policy [...] and refused to endorse the bill in the first place?"
ccdp  privacy  politics  news 
june 2012 by gominokouhai
Why does the government always get it wrong? « Paul Bernal's Blog
As linked already by basically everyone on Internet. Four points worth remembering.
politics  news  policy  Privacy 
april 2012 by gominokouhai

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