Schlagwort-Archiv: Macht


If I ever want to change my app settings, I can always text my friend and ask for the pin—but for me, I find this social layer makes a big difference. Having a friend in charge of the pin is somewhere between BDSM and making your intention concrete through spectacle, like with marriage.

Max Fowler: A harm-reduction guide to using your phone less

Live and let leave.

Gentrifizieren wir den shit out of our oppresser’s voice in uns.

Feministische Fetzen: Liebe Freund*innen. (Hold on to goldene Schnatz-Momente)

Intrusion by Default.

The combination of privacy intrusive defaults and the use of dark patterns, nudge users of Facebook and Google, and to a lesser degree Windows 10, toward the least privacy friendly options to a degree that we consider unethical. We question whether this is in accordance with the principles of data protection by default and data protection by design, and if consent given under these circumstances can be said to be explicit, informed and freely given.

Forbrukerrådet: DECEIVED BY DESIGN — How tech companies use dark patterns to discourage us from exercising our rights to privacy (2018-06-27)

A lot.

They probably would never have noticed they did.

Eigentum verpflichtet.

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.

European Commission - Press release IP/17/1784 (Brussels, 27 June 2017)

Kunende Schreinst.

When you are not allowed to speak … Art is a scream.



I think in practice M is indeed in charge, although no one actually knows that.


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