No boundaries: Exfiltration of personal data by session-replay scripts
"These scripts record your keystrokes, mouse movements and scrolling behavior, along with the contents of pages you visit, and send it to 3rd-party servers.. are intended for the recording and playback of individual browsing sessions, as if someone is looking over your shoulder.
Even on a HTTPS site, because the 3rd party doesn't enable HTTPS when the publisher logs in to replay your session."
#1909 "Digital Resource Lifespan" Show more
I spent a long time thinking about how to design a system for long-term organization and storage of subject-specific informational resources without needing ongoing work from the experts who created them, only to realized I'd just reinvented libraries.
Here's a link to a great blog post that echoes the theme "I've seen the future of the Web, and its full of Linked Data!" (via Kingsley Idehen)
Some recent reflections by Stefaan Verhulst on "Augmented CI and Human-Driven AI: How the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Collective Intelligence Could Enhance Their Impact on Society"
Em ambos os casos, dados gerados pelos cidadãos, e fundamentais para a formulação de #políticaspúblicas.
(*) 2016, na época da #regulamentação dos ‘serviços de transportes individuais de passageiros via aplicativos’.
BoingBoing: How #Facebook made money dividing the US into adversarial political subgroups
"who needs #algorithms to help political trolls transmit propaganda, when #Facebook's sales team created this beautiful 'US Political #Segmentation' menu that made it easy to target groups of people 'along a political #ideology spectrum.'"
Saudi Money Fuels the Tech Industry. It’s Time to Ask Why.
"Tech companies are fond of pseudo-revolutionary mission statements that extol the virtues of diversity, tolerance, freedom of expression and other progressive ideals.
The money from regimes that have been criticized for their human rights records stands in stark contrast to those aims."
MINIX: Intel's hidden in-chip operating system
Buried deep inside your computer's Intel chip is the MINIX operating system and a software stack, which includes networking and a web server. It's slow, hard to get at, and insecure as insecure can be.
Hey everyone! If you're interested in protecting your #privacy on the Web, or just fucking with advertisers, and you use Firefox, check out my RandomUA plugin that I just released.
If you have a github account and want to see the Mastodon icon in Font Awesome, please add a 👍 reaction on the top post https://github.com/FortAwesome/Font-Awesome/issues/10897
Why openness, not technology alone, must be the heart of the digital economy. https://theconversation.com/amp/why-openness-not-technology-alone-must-be-the-heart-of-the-digital-economy-58803
~"Bug da Democracia[?!]"(Estadão)
~todos estão sujeitos aos mesmos direitos e deveres.. mas alguns têm o poder de extrapolar fronteiras..
..e o privilégio facilita a fuga dos impostos que a maioria é obrigada a pagar"
Dan Wallach em Freedom to Tinker: Blockchains and voting
Markus Buhatem Koch em República Digital: Quatro passos para começar a experimentar com blockchain no setor público (e algumas ideias de com que experimentar)
Wesley Vaz em República Digital: O futuro das carreiras públicas
#1888 "Still in Use" Show more
'Which one?' 'I dunno, it's your house. Just check each object.' 'Check it for *what*?' 'Whether it looks like it might have touched a paper towel at some point and then forgotten to let go.' '...' 'You can also Google to learn how to check which things are using which resources.' 'You know, I'll just leave the towel there and try again tomorrow.'