Results for tag: privacy

Censorship Machine: Busting the myths

The European Commission’s proposed copyright directive includes a mandatory “censorship machine” to filter all uploads from every user in the EU. It never ends…
Linked on the 13th of December, 2017 Details

Panopticlick 3.0

New version of the EFF’s Panopticlick. Audit your browser’s privacy protection settings.
Linked on the 29th of November, 2017 Details

We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads

This has been on my mind a lot recently. Zeynep Tufekci explains the problem in a much clearer way than I ever could.

Published on the 21st of November, 2017 Read full post

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

This sounds like something out of a tin foil hat conspiracy but seems, sadly, to be all too real.

Published on the 7th of May, 2017 Read full post

Don’t Connect to a Public Wi-Fi Network Anywhere You Wouldn’t Go Barefoot

You can’t see the gross stuff on the airport floor, but you wouldn’t walk there barefoot.

Published on the 29th of November, 2016 Read full post

“What happens next will amaze you”

Ad blockers have been in headlines a lot recently due to Apple's introduction of that functionality to their latest mobile operating system. Advertisers and publishers are not happy with this loss of revenue; users are not happy being tracked across the web.

Published on the 6th of October, 2015 Read full post