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"The Internet Architecture Board (IAB)...the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).... are concerned by the need for increased protection of international commercial transactions on the Internet, and by the need to offer all Internet users an adequate degree of privacy."

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Esther Payne
@onepict
Back in August 1996 @ietf
thought incredibly carefully about cryptography and the internet. tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1984 Even back then governments were trying to interfere with the internet with weak cryptography. I love the RFC number.

Thread on Operational data in healthcare and the private sector
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@onepict Hallo, please find the unroll here: Thread by @CommonFutrs: A number of articles point towards the value of operational data in health - whilst raising an… threadreaderapp.com/thread/124. See you soon. 🤖
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Zoom in made a feature to help sales reps see the LinkedIn activity of meeting participants while not making it clear in the T&Cs. Thinking of some meetings I've been in no way would some potential clients would want anyone to see their connections etc. That stuff is 🤫
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A Zoom feature “...allowed some participants to surreptitiously access LinkedIn profile data about other users —…
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just trust us, say the surveillance firm who's being sued by WhatsApp. Just think how bad this firm have to be, when WhatsApp care enough to sue because malware got put on Human rights activists phones.
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Coronavirus: Israeli spyware firm pitches to be Covid-19 saviour. NSO Group offering tool which would see governments scrape vast amounts of mobile network data to monitor citizens infe…
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Thread on selection bias and big data.
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@onepict Hello, here is your unroll: @ashk4n: Selection bias and big-data hubris is *rampant* in the many naive attempts to use / to address… threadreaderapp.com/thread/124 Have a good day. 🤖
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Bentham designed the Panopticon for numerous scenarios including quarantine. Now welcome to the using your mobile data. While we need to track the infection there's no guarantee that afterwards this will be switched off. Big brother is watching you.
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phone location tracking: It’s happening all over the world.
forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/20
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#1984 it's starting with the pandemic controls...
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Hungarian Parliament passes bill that gives PM Orbán unlimited power & proclaims:

- State of emergency w/o time limit
- Rule by decree
- Parliament suspended
- No elections
- Spreading fake news + rumors: up to 5 yrs in prison
- Leaving quarantine: up to 8 yrs in prison

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While the law is now in tune with the EU and US 70 years, this was not applied retroactively. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyri. Still a shame as before it was 50 years. So good news for Australians accessing the archive.

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One thing I remembered is that public domain laws are different in Australia. With a shorter period before books go into the public domain. So if you are Australian fill your boots for free ebooks to read. There's some cool pulp Sci fi in there. gutenberg.net.au/

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When your video meeting tool is embedded with adtech. 🤦‍♀️🤪 Whilst I never had an account lots of my remote meetings s were over zoom. People shouldn't have to fine comb privacy policies
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"...Zoom is in the advertising business, and in the worst end of it: the one that lives off harvested personal data. What makes this extra creepy is that Zoom is in a position …
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the dangers of well meaning personal tracking to stop a problem but it harming vulnerable minority populations and can be misused by those in power who are meant to protect us.
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@ns_ahmed Guten tag, you can read it here: Thread by @jeannieccrowley: It might be tempting to trade privacy/security/data for virus tracking, but historically… threadreaderapp.com/thread/124
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