"don't treat the temp workers like real people. if we do, the government might find out and then we'd have to pay them more and get them healthcare"

theguardian.com/technology/201

A defence I hear often when complaining about surveillance: "we don't have the money to go after everybody!" And it's probably true, today. But what if a future dictator has more money? What if you're innocent but got on some list somewhere and now they feel justified in singling you out? "They are too poor to spy on me" is a lousy defence compared to "It's illegal to spy on me and I will sue them if they do, and there are organisations that will help me if I need it!"

Facebook has patented technology that predicts who else lives in your household based on photos you shared. Maybe you should be keeping them to yourself...

buzzfeednews.com/article/nicol

"Sometimes metadata is what's written in sharpie on a piece of tape wrapped around a flash drive." -- from birbsite

Don't laugh.

Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence
france24.com/en/20180904-saudi
'..."Producing and distributing content that ridicules, mocks, provokes and disrupts public order, religious values and public morals through social media ... will be considered a cybercrime punishable by a maximum of five years in prison and a fine of three million riyals ($800,000)," the public prosecution tweeted late Monday...'

Nazis fell for a search function in an online art project by ZPS that's already outed about 1,500 of the far-right demonstrators who committed violence in Chemnitz.

The not-previously-known nazis entered their own names in, giving up their identities lol.

Understand my words with full knowledge and reverence for my connection to the void.

My data is not yours to own.

You came here and asked to sell us things, then tracked us with the things you sold us.

You came here and begged for trust, which many gave you, then betrayed it by selling our secrets.

Then you took away our nation.

My data is not yours to own.

There are laws [1] requiring endorsements being made for financial gain of that product to be publicly stated bc of, you know, BIAS. …So why aren’t the >410 movies funded by the US govt being required to state that this CIA propaganda movie was funded, in-part, by the CIA for ex? 🤔
*1- ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-c
2*- zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-04/

This is a next-level anti-GDPR dark pattern from Forbes.

I selected that I only wanted the “required cookies” (no cookies should be required to read a text article.) “This may take up to a few minutes to process.” 🤔

Etsy.com uses the usual dark pattern and when you click "Update Settings" the relevant checkboxes are unchecked. However, neither clicking "Accept", nor "Update Settings" and then "Done", and not even checking everything seems to make any difference in the cookies stored in my browser.

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“A futuristic eye-scanning lie detector reminiscent of the Voight-Kampff device in Blade Runner may be coming to a future near you.

Funded by billionaire Mark Cuban and released in 2014 by startup Converus, the " " examines things like pupil dilation, blink rate and other eye movements to determine whether a person is lying, reports Mark Harris of Wired, who traveled to Converus' testing center north of Seattle to check it out.”

zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-05/

Omgosh. Everyone heard about the FANG stock acronym? Facebook Apple Netflix Google s shareholders - Ominous already bc of fangs but GTFO db(ags)could mean /s Google Twitter Facebook & Oath (aka. Verizon) Data Broker Services Ok. I made it so.

! btw again, AI is BS & BIAS if you need something to remember how BS AI is…

This is *5-Eyes member AU - dont act like they can’t simply redirect your internet traffic off of US soil or EU soil to AU soil to force decryption. There are no laws yet that require companies to keep your data stateside in-transit etc. ie MITM attack cloudflares biz model or ReCaptcha or google crap. I sense 4/5 are helped w this lobby effort.

“Australia passes new law to thwart strong encryption”

arstechnica.com/?p=1424613

*en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_E

"why do you use surveillance capitalist sites?" is the "I don't even OWN a TV" of the 2010s, with all the snide condescension it implies :no_at:

They need to be going after —Google is a google x worse... At least is mostly an option that’s easily blocked/given up & isnt a monopoly.

“Facebook really didn’t want this to happen. On Wednesday, a British politician who has been highly critical of the social media giant publicly dumped a huge cache of sensitive internal Facebook documentsfor anyone to download and read.”

motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art

"Blade Runner" Eye-Scanning Lie Detector May Be Coming To A Dystopian Future Near You https://quitter.im/url/1619313

This is *5-Eyes member AU - dont act like they can’t simply redirect your internet traffic off of US soil or EU soil to AU soil to force decryption. There are no laws yet that require companies to keep your data stateside in-transit etc. ie MITM attack cloudflares biz model or ReCaptcha or google crap. I sense 4/5 are helped w this lobby effort.

“Australia passes new law to thwart strong encryption”

arstechnica.com/?p=1424613

*en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_E

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