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If I still cannot read your website after turning off more than half of my browser add-ons, I'll give up.


It should be illegal to print a QR code leading to a different URL than the one printed next to it.


It's a fascinating new operational security wrinkle that relies on the popularity and ubiquity of Apple's Ios devices; foiling it requires not just that a spy facility be mobile-phone-free, but that all the facilities that deliver its mail also adopt this measure.

Cory Doctorow: Outing German spy agencies by mailing them Airtags

Watching the Watchers.

Als reactie op de inzet van burgerwaarnemers, zetten de politiebonden nu zelf ook waarnemers in om burgerwaarnemers te controleren.

NOS: Veelbesproken proef preventief fouilleren van start in Amsterdam (2021-09-01)


Vertrauen ist gut, Kontrolle ist aufwändiger, unheimlicher und seltsamer.


Are you convinced by this explanation? Because I’m not. If this is all about slow websites, why not calculate the page load times locally and transmit only the slow ones? This still wouldn’t be great for privacy but an order of magnitude better than what Xiaomi actually implemented. Xiaomi really needs to try harder if we are to assume incompetence rather than malice here. How was it decided that sending all visited addresses is a good compromise? Was privacy even considered in that decision? Would they still make the same decision today? And if not, how did they adapt their processes to reflect this?

Almost Secure: Are Xiaomi browsers spyware? Yes, they are… (2020-05-04)

My eyes, my choice.

If Facebook delivered an equally flexible, sophisticated message-reading system to its users, those users could defend themselves against being nonconsensually eyeball-fucked with Donald Trump headlines.

Cory Doctorow: How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism

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