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A blogger found out that his wacom tablet tracked every applications he opens. He also discovered a sort of kill switch, which can stop collection of this data immediately.
es wird im Juli 2020 einen neue "Dresden Files" Roman geben, nach 5 Jahren. Ich dachte schon, das wäre es gewesen:
#goose praxis: this birb shares its food with the fishes..
Picture swiped from a Christian website that had linked it from a corporate adtechfunded gif repository - I wouldn't even have nicked it, had both not misidentified the goose as a duck, I'm sure Jesus won't mind (and St Francis would approve) 😆
Google is blocking niche Linux browsers from accessing services like Gmail https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/12/couldnt-sign-you-in-google-browser-error-linux
I love this post:
"When we first approached hardware manufacturers almost two years ago with this project most of them instantly said “No, sorry, impossible, we can not help you.”. Others warned us, that it could never work, that it was too complicated, “the industry does not do that” and so forth.
And yet here we are, later than we wanted, but we are actually shipping first hardware! It is possible but it comes at a price." #Librem5
While helping a friend with setting up their computer, I advised them to disable personalized ads in their Google account.
I was intrigued to see that Google actually listed all the categories it assigned this person to on the settings page, I believe it was this one:
It included not only the person's age, gender, but also *a lot* of their (alleged) interests.
Let your friends know about it and ask their impressions:)
How my application ran away and called home from Redmond:
Internet Archive adds 2,500 more MS-DOS Games to its collection:
My first computer was a VAX 6330.
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