Instead of banning the export of cryptography, we should be banning the export of surveillance technology.

I hate how cryptocurrency has tarnished the idea of decentralization, because decentralization has now become another term for the blockchain.

#Backdoors in #Encrytion would destroy what is left of investigative #journalism. Do you want to live in a post truth world w/#Oligarchs control all w/NO accountability & certainly NO #whistleblowers?

This is the world w/out secure #E2EE. #Assange
#GlobalEncryptionDay

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Some measures you can take to protect yourself from a nosy ISP: #Privacy

#1: #Encryption (apps, messaging, #https sites)

#2: Use #Tor+#onions or proxy in combination w/#E2EE (Encryption) [hidden services (tutorial on my channel)]

#3: Setup your own Separate #router (ie: singleboard computer/#SBC) to prevent sharing certain #IoT/PC/phone metadata with ISP router [may become sold as identifiers]

#5: Encrypt DNS services: even open DNS services can be proxied by ISP's for harvest (check!)

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The path back to , like most things that this world has taken away from us, is riddled with traps.

Like advertisements for VPNs that claim to be a silver bullet, a "Future of Privacy Forum" run by data-hungry corporations, or straight up scams.

I'd like to help. Feel free to ask me and I'll try to answer as well as I can.

Of course, you shouldn't blindly trust me. Verify all information that you use to make decisions about your life.

@aral

"No one company will own and operate the metaverse.Like the internet, its key feature will be its openness and interoperability," F***book said in its blog post.

Because this is an area F***book has shown proficiency in? The fox wants to guard the hen-house.

How to correctly use Multifactor Authentication:

1. Approve things that you did.
2. Reject anything that you didn't do, and report it to an administrator if you can.

When talking about content moderation on Internet platforms, I feel like a distinction needs to be made between two types of communication:

1. Mediation, i.e. passing direct messages or ActivityPub feeds between users.

2. Promotion, i.e. advertisement and recommendations. This is the type that the platforms need to take full responsibility for.

tech dystopia 

"if you don't have any of these you're not a real person"

Idea: What if we responded to immoral job offers by submitting fake applications, or even scheduling interviews and then not showing up, to waste their time?

I'd like to remind you all that while Firefox may not be great, Chrome is a lot worse and telling people not to use Firefox is just going to push most of them back to Chrome. Demanding that people go "all the way" and rejecting incremental steps is pretty high on the list of reasons why free/libre/open/non-megacorp software isn't more popular.

Communicating by disappearing message lets you and your friends agree you won't save your correspondence, so cops or school principals or hackers or border guards or your boss or spies can't harvest them and use them against you.

And it frees you and your friends from having to do anything to uphold that bargain you've made with each other. Disappearing messages aren't an anti-traitor tool - they're an anti-human-frailty tool. They prevent lapses, not betrayal. That's incredibly useful.

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Hey @Google @GooglePlayDev,

It has been well over 2 weeks (September 27th) since you suspended F-Droid Nearby for "impersonation".

We have provided proof that we are F-Droid and want our app reinstated that same day.

The "up to 7 days" review time has long passed.

Please reinstate our app. Thanks.

Appeal ID: 5-7048000032075

🇬🇧 #Cybersecurity: EU to ban anonymous websites and “whois privacy” services. The LIBE Committee supports indiscriminatory identification of domain registrars:

patrick-breyer.de/en/cybersecu

This is how the MEPs voted yesterday:

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