My GPG key will be expired by tomorrow (2019.12.10). Will generate a new key pair soon.

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The biggest threat to our privacy online is third-party trackers' slow, steady, relentless accumulation of relatively mundane data points about how we live our lives. #BehindTheOneWayMirror eff.org/wp/behind-the-one-way-

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EFF wants to help end government use of face surveillance in your community. aboutfacenow.org

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`jq` is the tool to know for anyone having to process JSON logs or data.

stedolan.github.io/jq/

If you like `sed` you will like `jq`!

#JSON #Jq

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EFF and a coalition of privacy advocates have filed comments with the California Attorney General seeking strong regulations to protect consumer data privacy. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/12/stre

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2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

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The sale of the .ORG registry to Ethos Capital would erode the safeguards nonprofits and NGOs have against arbitrary censorship and price gouging. Sign on to the petition to #SaveDotOrg. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/12/we-n

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UNDER $100 GIFT IDEA: a FreedomBox home server. 🤠

@olimex is offering a special holiday deal on the #FreedomBox kit: they will quadruple the memory for only 1 cent extra! Instead of 32GB, you get 128 GB storage space!

Limited quantities...🏃‍♀️

Details: olimex.wordpress.com/2019/11/0

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> One huge drawback of Apple’s modular design is that the SSD is soldered to the logic board,

"modular"
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CVE-2019-14899 Inferring and hijacking VPN-tunneled TCP connections
seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q4/1

(submitted by jedisct1)

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Thanks for all the positive comments. I transferred the thread to a blog post for more convenient reading.
rufposten.de/blog/2019/12/05/p

Please consider a donation to support my work, currently I'm not able to live from those articles.
rufposten.de/blog/spenden/

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This is my setup: I used mitmproxy to route all app traffic for analysis. See in this video how device information, usage time and watched videos are sent to Appsflyer and Facebook.

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One of them: Canvas Fingerprinting. They draw an image in the background using vector graphic commands. Afterwards they save the image to a rasterized PNG. This data is quite unique among different devices depending on settings and hardware.

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There are many other breaches e.g. Google Analytics is used without anonymizing the IP data. And they use free software without proper license, for example Zepto.js from Thomas Fuchs, Murmur Hash from Austin Appleby and FingerprintJS from Valentin Vasilyev. How low can you go?

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This are the PRIVACY problems with Tiktok. Last week Netzpolitik published detailed information about CENSORSHIP problems. Read this 3 articles starting here netzpolitik.org/2019/discrimin
So is it a good idea by Tagesschau to foster this system with videos paid by german households?

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My comment 📝: Tiktok is breaking the law in multiple ways while exploiting mainly teenagers data. This should be regulated quick and rigorous. We have all necessary laws. Don't let them break society like 10 years of FB. Journalists should find a better place for vertical video.

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I did a detailed privacy check of the Tiktok app and website. You can read my article æt Süddeutsche Zeitung. Tiktok commits multiple breaches of law, trust, transparency and data protection. Here are the technical and legal details
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