>>>>--------------- Original Message --------------- >>>>*From:* Me >>>>*Sent:* 13/09/2019 4:49 PM >>>>*To:* translinklistens.ca >>>>*Subject:* 'Member Hub' >>>>The new member hub is not accessible due to its >>>>reliance on 3rd party cookies. It is not >>>>possible to log in without allowing these >>>>cookies, which are by definition a tracking >>>>cookie. Continue reading "TransLink Listens: Email exchange"
The surveillance economy cuts you up and sells you in pieces to anyone able to pony up enough cash. The Koch brothers have bought dossiers on nearly every legal voter in the USA, which they use to manipulate elections in the country. The data which drives i360, Data Trust, and Cambridge Analytica is as likely or more likely collected – not only on Facebook, Youtube, or other social media platform – but on your personal devices.
But you can spy on the spies. Continue reading “Life tools: Exodus”
…or why do we always complexify things beyond usefulness?
My building mailbox uses multi-factor authentication for me to collect my mail. What, you did not know this? Continue reading “Non-digital MFA”
Just ran across this exceptionally cool idea for blocking advertiser/malware distributors from an entire network, rather than solely at the browser level. It is a cool hardware/software project using a Rapsberry Pi[W]. The article suggests the unit can be put together in about 15 minutes, Continue reading “Network-level ad blocking project”
I did not get past the first screen on my new phone before realizing I was, absolutely, going to void the warranty and root it. Reading the EULA and Privacy agreements made it clear I am, in Samsung’s opinion, only renting their hardware, not owning it. Continue reading “Samsung A5 (2017)”
I know this may come as a surprise, but it is pretty easy to live outside the echo chamber. Continue reading “Dear @jacknicas”
I usually have more than a few things going at one time. Continue reading “Fiery irons”
Old exploits never go away, they just get repackaged and come back to haunt you in the future. Continue reading “Old wolves wrapped in new fleece”