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Oh I forgot: There are service where you are required to use their web chat to cancel. The person on the other side never took less than 5mins to answer, so I had to wait 30min and check the chat every now and then.
Mixpanel has buttons for deletion (props), but I need to delete the project (that they created for me) first, which takes two days. So I have to remember to delete my account in two days. Why!?
It's so exhausting. Please please please make it easy to delete an account.
Best thing I encountered yet: Needed to open a support ticket, after 4 emails back and forth I was told to go to their GDPR form and submit that. But conveniently submitting that form always failed. 🙄
I guess having to open a support ticket is kinda standard these days (which is sad enough). But having to download an app only to delete the account?
Wir haben uns in Episode 21 aus der Side Project Corner entfernt und einfach eine ganze Folge zu unseren bisherigen Side Projects gemacht.
I don’t even know what to say other than you should definitely not use their products.
Facebook Says It Won’t Back Down From Allowing Lies in Political Ads — https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/09/technology/facebook-political-ads-lies.html
I have no words.
„Polyglot Front-End Solution for running multiple frameworks as one“ — https://github.com/eavichay/microfronts
This is terrifying.
‘I lost my £193,000 inheritance – with one wrong digit on my sort code’ — https://www.theguardian.com/money/2019/dec/07/i-lost-my-193000-inheritance-with-one-wrong-digit-on-my-sort-code
I‘m using DuckDuckGo for over a year now exclusively and I got no regrets. Interesting article.
I ditched Google for DuckDuckGo. Here’s why you should too — https://www.wired.co.uk/article/duckduckgo-google-alternative-search-privacy
It‘s in a Deref trait implementation for a custom connection type, getting a `diesel::PgConnection` from an r2d2::PooledConnection<r2d2::ConnectionManager<diesel::PgConnection>>>` if anyone cares.