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Google Slammed For Blocking Ads While Allowing User Tracking

Google recently confirmed plans for a new version of its Chrome browser that will have ad-blocking features built in, which the company says will help users avoid annoying ads online. 514 more words

Tech

The Geek Squad

Bounty hunters and government employees. Concerning those ghosts in your computer and the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, Best Buy Corporation employs, in this new Iron Curtain, with Independent Contractors, trained, directed, and paid like Booz Allen Hamilton, the Geek Squad. 1,028 more words

"Playing Data Privacy is a Team Sport"

I recently added a quote to the front page of my blog from an article posted by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).  I was so astounded when I saw it. 626 more words

IxMessage

Sign nginx website and dovecot imap server on debian with let's encrypt

If you have a setup with a single server with multiple services (web, IMAP etc.), and one CNAME per service (www.somedomain.com, imap.somedomain.com), and you would like to get the services signed in a manner that doesn’t give warnings or errors in browsers  (especially browsers in phones and tablets with iOS and Android), then this article may be of interest. 991 more words

Debian

Coalition Forms To Stop Trump Admin From Forcing Travelers To Give Up Passwords


Source: ActivistPost.com
Derrick Broze
April 28, 2017

A new coalition of civil liberties and digital rights groups has formed in response to the Trump Administration’s “extreme vetting” which requires travelers to give up social media passwords.  811 more words

News

Wikipedia Is Not Free in Nepal Because of a Cellphone Company

Wikipedia used to be free on mobile in Nepal. When a service doesn’t get counted against a mobile subscriber’s data plan, that’s called a “zero rating.” In places where the dominant online encyclopedia is free, it’s called  970 more words

Afghanistan

Dear Mr. President: Reject the D.C. Swamp and Veto the Broadband Privacy Repeal

Tell President Trump: Don’t Repeal Our Privacy President Trump will soon be asked to sign into law a bill that gives tremendous power to some of the most hated companies in America, the cable and telephone industry. 56 more words

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