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With every major update Windows break something and then seem to fix again it in the next monthly cumulative update.

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WhatsApp is next - and it's been coming for a while Show more

On that note, I believe the EU fine against Google last year is lousy.

They say Android is open-source but is it really? General users are actually tricked into creating a Mail account in order to probably operate the device. Even if you don't have a Gmail signed in on your device, Google Services still operates on your device and is in fact closed-source on the system level. Some devices doesn't give an option to opt-out or better yet fully disable Play Store and Services. Ever so more, Google automatically grows in userbase due to Gmail requirement.

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Whenever a web browser, operating system, or web site gains dominance among users, it stops being cool and starts becomes blatantly abusive.

This Chromium nonsense is just more of what we saw from Internet Explorer.

Every generation of geeks learns this anew, and acts all shocked. Learn some history, folks. Learn from those who came before.

Stop supporting only one platform. Variety is ESSENTIAL. Monocultures are death. #sysadmin

Ray Tracing is just one small step closer to the digital reality matrix they want to sell to us.

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Nearly 200 extensions for Firefox, Chrome, and Opera vulnerable to attacks from malicious sites:

arxiv.org/pdf/1901.03397.pdf (PDF file)

– extensions are not subject to the Same Origin Policy and therefore can read and write user data on any web application
– this user data includes cookies, browsing history, bookmarks, list of installed extensions, and more
– vulnerable extensions have to be removed or fixed

#chrome #firefox #opera #extensions #plugins #infosec #cybersecurity #security #browser

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#Tusky has reached 100.000 downloads on Google Play. Thank you all so much ♥️

1809 update broke my notifications, or I miss clicked something on W10Privacy. Very much .

Microsoft reserves the right to mutilate my bandwidth with peer-to-peer updates and other nonsense like uploading entire memory dumps to their servers for "diagnostic" purposes.

's Project Stream will give them even more market dominance as soon as Game Streaming becomes a norm, it could cause PCs, Consoles and digital downloads of games to disappear from the industry.

General, everyday people I deal with have a Samsung account signed-in on their device but for some strange reason they don't even know what it is and they always confuse it with their Gmail.

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via twitter.com/atterres/status/10

Google moved 20 *billions* Euros to Bermuda in 2017.

#TaxEvasion #FuckOffGoogle

"La presse néerlandaise a révélé le 2 janvier que Google avait transféré 19,9 milliards d'euros vers le paradis fiscal des Bermudes en 2017" marianne.net/economie/grace-la … via @MarianneleMag

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