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UK tabloid reports on #chatcontrol 2: "The EU Commission is pushing to oblige all providers – such as #WhatsApp, #Skype and #Signal – to scan private chats. If an image sent privately pings an automated system as being suspect, the chat provider will send it to investigators."

RT @Daily_Express@twitter.com

EU's phone surveillance compared to 'methods in China' as bloc warned against 'snooping'
express.co.uk/news/world/15154

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Join us at @matomocamp (free access), where we discuss surveillance technologies and their impact on societies. Start: Friday, 6am EST / 11am CET. schedule.matomocamp.org/matomo

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What's your primary OS?

Boosts appreciated for sample size :)

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“Facebook getting out of the face recognition business is a pivotal moment in the growing national discomfort with this technology,” said EFF’s @Adam_D_Schwartz. “Corporate use of face surveillance is very dangerous to people’s privacy.” nytimes.com/2021/11/02/technol

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🎉 :mastodon:mstdn.social is now officially 2 years online! 🍰

We have come a long way since the first days with over 50.000 local users and more than 4 million local posts! :mastodon_oops:

The #Fediverse is an amazing place with all kinds of people, cats, bots and more that make a wonderful family. I want to give a BIG THANK YOU to all you wonderful people who supported, boosted and loved me over the past 2 years ♥️ :cat_hug_triangle:

You make this all worth while so much, thank you.

This has only been the start....
Onto a wonderful future and may the Fediverse grow into even a bigger family! :blobcathug:

#mstdn #2year

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One of the best articles I've read so far on FB's #metaverse: "Facebook can claim originality in at least one thing. Its combination of scale and irresponsibility has unleashed a set of diverse and fascinating sociopolitical challenges that it will take lawmakers, scholars, and activists at least a generation to fix."

theatlantic.com/technology/arc

@ranx he’s a reptilian robot hybrid. And that’s an insult for both reptiles and robots

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Facebook is Facebook. Don't write about the name, write about what they do, because that's what matters.

Paperwork doesn't change the nature of a thing.

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🔵 New Releases: 0.3.5.17, 0.4.5.11, 0.4.6.8 and 0.4.7.2-alpha.

This Tor stable release completely removes v2 Onion Service. Onion operators must upgrade to v3.

Alpha release: testing Congestion Control proposal and MiddleOnly Relay Flag.

Full changelog: forum.torproject.net/t/release

@fatboy that’s really impressive. Has anyone tried it out? Does it work reliably?

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