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Protesters, Here’s How to Set Up a Cheap Burner Phone
"If you’re taking to the streets to demand justice for the victims of police brutality and homicide, you may want to leave your phone at home."
The Risks of Proprietary Software: TikTok
- 37.70% of known ip addresses linked to TikTok that were found inside of APK sourcecode are linked to Alibaba.com; a Chinese sanctioned ISP located in Hangzhou.
Your Phone Is Vulnerable Because of 2G, But it Doesn't Have to Be
EFF, once again, explains privacy flaws and how to protect against them. We think 4G could solve the problem of 2G but, in fact, phone cells can always downgrade our connection to 2G
Reclaim your data and your digital infrastructure with open source instances: https://cloud68.co/blog/announcements/announcing-cloud68
Free accessibility tips from my wife, a professional UX designer who does a lot of accessibility work:
1. Keep your image descriptions short, simple, and descriptive. Try to limit it to a single tweet-length.
2. Don’t do both alt-text AND a visible image description. This will result in screenreaders reading your caption twice.
3. Use camel case in your hashtags.
Do you know what Cell Site Simulators are? They are a privacy risk
A CSS is a device that mimics a legitimate cellular tower. Police around the world use this technology primarily to locate a phone (and therefore a person) with a high degree of accuracy, or determine who is at a specific location.
Facial Recognition with John Oliver
The great risk nowadays which we are underwriting ourselves, is the acceptance of an abuse, such as the tracing of our facial traits because we are frightened by social conditions.
We now have our own Matrix homeserver, and it is running on #RockPro64 hardware just like the rest of our online infrastructure! All our discussion/support channels have been moved to it as their main address.
Did I also mention it's open for user registration? 😊
Free Your Thoughts, use LibreOffice
The Do-Not-Track Act of 2019
[...] All of these people are actively asking the sites they visit to not track them. Unfortunately, no law requires websites to respect your Do Not Track signals, and the vast majority of sites, including most all of the big tech companies, sadly choose to simply ignore them. [...]
In 2014 Edward Snowden claimed to use the NoScript extension every day to surf on the web.
Do you use it?
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