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The scourge of data brokers.

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If you haven't seen it yet, this segment from John Oliver about data brokers is worth a watch, particularly the magnificent ending.

Added on the 17th of April, 2022 Details

The pickup-truck emoji, brought to you by Ford.

Even the simple emoji has been infiltrated by corporate interests. It's depressing.

Linked on the 19th of July, 2019 Details

Please Stop Using Adblock (But Not Why You Think)

Use an ad blocker, just not this one.
Linked on the 5th of May, 2018 Details

How Trump Conquered Facebook—Without Russian Ads

Trump got a better deal because his team went for click-bait and the facebook algorithms love that.
Linked on the 25th of February, 2018 Details

Now even YouTube serves ads with CPU-draining cryptocurrency miners

Yet another reason to make sure you’re running an ad blocker.
Linked on the 27th of January, 2018 Details

Persuasion, Adaptation, and the Arms Race for Your Attention

Cory Doctorow on our never ending cycle of adaptation to new methods of persuasion.
Linked on the 11th of January, 2018 Details