Schlagwort-Archiv: Monopol

Big Teach does not like Donkeys.

So, who gets to vote on whether an emoji is included in that universal lexicon? There are currently 12 full voting members who pay $18,000 a year for the privilege. Nine of them are United States multinational tech companies: Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Google, Facebook, Shopify, and Netflix.

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The decision makers along the way are generally male, white, and engineers.

emojination.org

Undesirable, but let's continue.

For applications in educational institutions, we find it undesirable that the ownership and responsibility for this data lies with Google. As a result, educational institutions using Google G Suite have little to no control over what happens with their data, creating a potential risk for the future. For example, if this metadata is being used to place personalised advertising.

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We assume Google will make changes so the identified risks will be removed and education institutions can continue to use G Suite for Education safely.

SURF and SIVON discuss privacy risks with Google

1885260.

It appears that Facebook will only look at problems if they realize that it might cost them too much political or media capital if they continue to ignore them

Hans de Zwart: How The Dude Was Duped By Big Tech

(warning: medium.com. use this.)

Mundo Libre.

This map depicts an important new geopolitical boundary: being on and off of Facebook.

Ian Wojtowicz: UnFacebook World

The US-American Baidu.

You know that X is more famous (or just more confident) than Y if Y is usually introduced as "the $adjective X".

Adobe Infecter.

Please, stop recommending Adobe Reader. Or even worse, claiming that your clients need it to open your email invoices. Because what could go wrong?

Yes, you.

For example, I don’t use Gmail because I don’t want Google having all my email. But last time I checked, Google has half of my email because you all use Gmail.

Bruce Schneier

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