It is crucial to bear in mind that the industry's problem is not data "protection," it is data COLLECTION. Mass surveillance must be recognized as a crime, not a business model. https://t.co/L7Bu9otMWt
#Mastodon on the front page of Newsweek
Today is global #EncryptionDay
Encryption ensures the security of sensitive information and safety for members of vulnerable communities.
It is also under threat.
Weakening E2EE potentially undermines the security of billions of people.
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"30 minutes ago I replaced Google Analytics with lightweight Plausible. The graph below shows the instant impact on JS Decoded Body Size measured in RUM"
Breaking news for people still using SMS: don't.
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Kein Dankeschön, sondern Polizei: Erneut ein IT-Experte angezeigt, nachdem er auf eine Sicherheitslücke hinwies. Datenträger wurden beschlagnahmt, der CCC verurteilt das Vorgehen https://taz.de/IT-Experte-wird-angezeigt/!5808171/ #Hackerparagraph
This new paper shows the massive failure of GDPR/e-Privacy enforcement on apps:
* 81,4% of Android apps contacted a tracking domain during start (before consent)
* 86.1% of Android apps could access the AdId
* Children apps have an increased prevalence of sharing the Ad-ID than average
And: No clear winner between iOS and Android regarding privacy
Web dev be like:
"I want to detect if a CSS variable has been changed"
"Sure, here's a very hacky solution with very specific requirements that are a pain to implement because there's no official way to do this"
"I want to detect if a user is sitting in a >3m² room, alone, and hasn't blinked in the last 2 seconds"
"You can use this 1-liner that utilizes the RoomSizeUserPresenceAndEyeBlink API Google pushed into standards to totally not improve their tracking of users"
A voice call onion-routed through #Lokinet has lower latency than most international phone calls.
11 Jahre im Internet – und dann keinen Instagram-Account. 😧 Unser @datenschutzratgeber kann sein Pech kaum fassen. Und verbringt viel Zeit auf Mastodon.