"Senior Google engineer reveals privacy bombshell in Android’s preinstalled apps"
'What I think people are now struggling with is that the promises of the liberal order seem increasingly hollow and even dangerous as they consolidate wealth and power in a global oligarchic class that will go to all lengths to ensure its own survival. '
It is my birthday this month. Here is my present to you:
So where on Earth do we go from here?
Amnesty International: Facebook and Google are a threat to human rights #gafam #privacy
Now listening to Ambient FM - pirate radio from early 90s Manchester - nostalgic for me: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bG6qh1LYuQ
📢Good news klaxon: We've redesigned our website to match the new feel and aesthetic of our relaunched magazine🌍
Using lasers to inject silent commands into google home/alexa/et al and pwn "smart" homes: https://thehackernews.com/2019/11/hacking-voice-assistant-laser.html
@yogthos "Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm's Lithium Deal" https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/11/11/bolivian-coup-comes-less-week-after-morales-stopped-multinational-firms-lithium-deal
krita-artists.org - similar to blenderartists.org but for Krita.
Current approaches to carbon capture can increase air pollution and are not efficient at reducing carbon in the atmosphere : https://news.stanford.edu/2019/10/25/study-casts-doubt-carbon-capture/ #climatechange
XR Scotland just did a surprisingly awesome thing, publishing the statement On Class and Climate Struggle: Decolonising XR. They also provided a very good list of critiques of XR on the topic.
British state drops stupid unworkable porn "age verification" (for which read "privacy nightmare") law. https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/oct/16/uk-drops-plans-for-online-pornography-age-verification-system
Excellent feminist analysis of the abusive relationship between people and their phones.
A mastodon instance for anarchists and libertarian socialists.