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Results for tag: privacy

Privacy is a collective concern

When we tell companies about ourselves, we give away details about others, too. This annoys me so much I've often been tempted to block communication with people on gmail as I don't want google hoovering up my personal discussions and relationships.

Unfortunately, it would probably kill a good third of my email, much of it work-related, so I have to live with my privacy being invaded because others don't care or don't understand.

Linked on the 13th of November, 2019 Details

Superhuman is Spying on You

In this article, Mike Davidson criticises the classic "Build first, ask questions later" methods of Silicon Valley. Specifically here, the much-hyped Superhuman email client that lets you track opens.

If you do anything, make sure you use an email client that disables images by default. That should prevent most of these unethical invasions of privacy.

Linked on the 3rd of July, 2019 Details

Product updates based on your feedback

Due to all the negative reactions, Google updates Chrome to make auto-login an option. Better but not perfect.
Linked on the 26th of September, 2018 Details

Why I’m done with Chrome

Starting with Chrome 69, logging into a Google site will auto-log you into Chrome. Not a good move.
Linked on the 24th of September, 2018 Details

Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance

Reversing the smart city paradigm. Barcelona is moving from the surveillance capitalism model, where data is opaque and owned by subcontractors and third parties, to a model where citizens own their data.
Linked on the 28th of May, 2018 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