>>>>--------------- 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"
Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer. It is small, low-power, and is likely to be vulnerable to a range of attacks such as ddos. But the one I am thinking about at the moment relates to encryption. Continue reading “Little things…”
tl;dr: Purism has failed to follow their anti-harassment policy. Avoid their matrix channels to avoid being a target of alt-right abuse, and use public services who offer basic moderation. Continue reading “Purism’s Librem One services”
#CBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Company, has been under fire for selling Canadian reader’s data to dataminers. Continue reading “CBC hides privacy settings”
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”
I finally got around to examining the arguments around Australia’s recently passed “Access and Assistance” law. You must stop doing anything with anyone in Australia.
Anyone doing any form of business with Australia must now cooperate in breaking any form of privacy if the police ask them to do so, with no initial recourse. Continue reading “Australia warning”
My family travels frequently, and I am extremely regularly on the internet keeping abreast of travel topics. An article mentioning your company on the New York Times homepage caught my eye, and I followed the link, only to receive a 404 page. Continue reading “Dear Webmaster for Travel Agent Company”
Logging in to various WMF sites may recently have been accompanied by an e-mail informing you that your account has logged-in from an unfamiliar device. This is because the WMF is a privacy liability. Continue reading “Wikimedia is spying on you.”
Man I hate it when people uncritically promote ‘security’ which is not security. Continue reading “Rage”