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An @AP / Princeton investigation finds Google tracking people's locations even with “Location History” turned off, reports @rnakashi. apnews.com/828aefab64d4411bac2

The AP also wrote up this guide to better turn off & delete Google location history:apnews.com/b031ee35d4534f548e4

Original tweet: twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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Hey Fediverse -- I need a logo designed & I've got cash (USD or EUR)!

I need it simple -- so it can be printed on stickers (it's primary function, tbh) economically -- but also (hopefully) eye-catch-y because the target audience already has a tortuous number of stickers on their laptop.

Corollary -- what small run (less than 500), probably die-cut required, sticker print shop should I be supporting (US or EU) instead of Sticker Mule?

boosts very much welcomed.

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Friendly reminder post from @vivaldibrowser that grammar & spell-check extensions as well as keyboard apps send everything you type to a third-party.

Check their privacy policy and encryption settings, especially when the owner/developer changes. vivaldi.com/blog/grammar-exten

Original tweet: twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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We are coming to DEF CON. Come ask Co-Founder Roger Dingledine anything about Tor: Saturday @ 6pm in the Crypto & Privacy Village. blog.torproject.org/events/rog

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Beware of apps and extensions purporting to protect your privacy but that are really spyware.

@techradar investigates a bunch found to be tracking users & @ay_meshkov offers this good advice: "Never install anything made by a developer you don't trust." techradar.com/news/spyware-lad

Original tweet: twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

Enjoying an old episode of the Computer Chronicles. Very fun to look back.

archive.org/details/Computer19

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This interactive map by the @ACLU showcases the status of U.S. state legislation being enacted to stop ISPs from being able to collect and sell your browsing data after federal privacy protections were overturned last year. We hope more follow suit. aclu.org/issues/privacy-techno

Original tweet: twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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Leaked documents reveal Google is planning to participate in censorship and oppression in China.

The censored version of its search engine will blacklist websites and search terms about human rights, democracy, religion, and peaceful protest. theintercept.com/2018/08/01/go

We all remember Bill Gates and Steve Jobs but does anyone remember Adam Osborne? He is the namesake of the Osborne Effect and made the Osborne 1 computer.

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We strongly recommend tweaking the privacy settings on your Smart TV to prevent invasive tracking of what you do with your TV.

@whitsongordon offers instructions to disable these so-called "features" on the most popular TV brands. nytimes.com/2018/07/23/smarter

Original tweet: twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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NEW POSITION: We're looking for a Senior Systems Administrator to join our team!

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience running open source systems.

This position can be performed remotely or in our Seattle office. torproject.org/about/jobs-sysa

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I'm committing a Git tutorial to my fossil repository.

Not weird. I'm just making an observation.

Thinking about buying one of these and installing Linux on it but the last thing I need right now is another project.

ebay.com/i/391845235845?ul_noa

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I always wondered whatever happened to Al Stevens, the C language columnist at Dr. Dobbs Journal for many years. He was the master of C to me and taught me much about programming. Turns out, he's still doing his thing. Long live Al Stevens.

alstevens.com/index.html

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Tech Support Horror Story time! Lay them on me and the best will be put into the podcast!

This is the second time I field for stories, so if you responded last time, pick a different one ;)

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This timeless Ted Talk by @ggreenwald explains why "I have nothing to hide" is a flawed response to online privacy concerns. ted.com/talks/glenn_greenwald_

We gave three reasons we think it is flawed here:spreadprivacy.com/three-reason

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