Has anyone seen the cynic's guide to #linux?
Moneyquote: "Ubuntu is an ancient African word that means I can't configure Debian.*"😁
1.) Isolate from the internet OR
2.) Shutdown the service.
phew ok no worries then
NSA Says 'No Backdoor' for Spies in New US Encryption Scheme https://bit.ly/3wn5wSF
while EU is drafting a new law for #chatcontrol,
Briar remains p2p, protects your social graph by using Tor by default and uses e2ee (end to end encryption) for every message by default.
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I just noticed "foreach" on npm is controlled by a single maintainer.
I also noticed they let their personal email domain expire, so I bought it before someone else did.
I now control "foreach" on NPM, and the 36826 projects that depend on it.
Presenting a nice #java #securitybug: https://neilmadden.blog/2022/04/19/psychic-signatures-in-java/
Note: #Android’s “Sensors off” feature does not apply to regular #phone calls (both incoming and outgoing). However, since regular calls are neither encrypted nor protected from #metadata #surveillance, you should always use end-to-end #encrypted messengers for calling, such as #Signal or @threemaapp.
“Researchers at the #Swiss 🇨🇭 #ETH analyzed GDPR violations and discovered that 94.7% of the analyzed sites violated #GDPR 🇪🇺. 69.7% assumed a positive consent response before it was given by the user.”
So, the EU's #DMA says that the tech giants will have to expose open APIs for interoperable comms - but what does this actually mean in practice? Here are our initial thoughts on how you might actually implement it, and why the DMA is good news. ✨🔮✨ https://matrix.org/blog/2022/03/29/how-do-you-implement-interoperability-in-a-dma-world
🤯 Today Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and President Biden have announced a new EU-US data sharing system.
A first statement by Max Schrems:
Philosophical questions combined with liberty, security, and privacy.
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