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  1. Comment on Prompted by Brexit, Google will move UK users' data out of Irish jurisdiction so they are no longer covered by EU privacy rules in ~tech

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    Thanks! My reasoning is that GDPR is a data protection framework for one region in the world, so if someone would want to get an overview of what's been posted to tildes about data protection...

    Thanks!

    My reasoning is that GDPR is a data protection framework for one region in the world, so if someone would want to get an overview of what's been posted to tildes about data protection across the world, it wouldn't suffice. Data protection is like the main category, and GDPR is a subcategory, imo.

    once was by you, over a year ago

    I haven't really been active on Tildes, because I've become a moderator on r/privacy and that takes a lot of time :)

    5 votes
  2. Comment on Prompted by Brexit, Google will move UK users' data out of Irish jurisdiction so they are no longer covered by EU privacy rules in ~tech

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    I would suggest tagging this post not just with GDPR, but also with 'data protection'.

    I would suggest tagging this post not just with GDPR, but also with 'data protection'.

    3 votes
  3. Comment on I got a Ring doorbell camera. It scared the hell out of me. in ~tech

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    Amazon Ring is already manipulating their customers into feeling less safe: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/05/amazon-owned-ring-wants-report-crime-news/588394/ The article I linked...

    the applications and tech are designed to offer extra security, but the result is creating more fear and more uncertainty.

    Amazon Ring is already manipulating their customers into feeling less safe:
    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/05/amazon-owned-ring-wants-report-crime-news/588394/

    The article I linked also mentions data about the disparity between crime rates and perception you mentioned.

    3 votes
  4. Comment on McConnell says Trump plans to declare national emergency to build border wall in ~news

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    Madeleine Albright's thoughts: Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/430039-madeleine-albright-if-trump-declares-national-emergency-hes-a-bully

    Madeleine Albright's thoughts:

    "He’s certainly anti-democratic, and I say so in the book, but I don’t call him a fascist because he isn’t violent. If he ends up declaring an emergency at the border over immigration, then I might change my position," Albright says.

    "There’s a long history of fascists using 'emergencies' to create fear and conflict, so that’s a potential red line," she continued. "If Trump does that, then he really is a bully with an army."

    The former top U.S. diplomat said that any use of the military to "incite violence" on American soil would definitely constitute a point of no return.

    "I’ll tell you where the line gets crossed: If Trump actually uses the military to deploy or incite violence, that’s when all bets are off. I’m very careful about who I call a fascist because I really do believe this is where the line is," she said, according to Vox.

    Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/430039-madeleine-albright-if-trump-declares-national-emergency-hes-a-bully

    12 votes
  5. Comment on GCHQ data collection violated human rights, Strasbourg court rules. Spies breached right to privacy in programme revealed by Edward Snowden, judges say in ~tech

  6. Comment on A series of suspicious money transfers followed the Trump Tower meeting in ~news

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    The June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower has become one of the most famous gatherings in American political history: a flashpoint for allegations of collusion, the subject of shifting explanations by the president and his son, countless hair-on-fire tweets, and boundless speculation by the press.

    But secret documents reviewed by BuzzFeed News reveal a previously undisclosed aspect of the meeting: a complex web of financial transactions among some of the planners and participants who moved money from Russia and Switzerland to the British Virgin Islands, Bangkok, and a small office park in New Jersey.

    1 vote
  7. Comment on Eddie Kendricks - Ain't No Smoke Without Fire (K-Melson Edit) in ~music

  8. Comment on Banda Black Rio - Mr Funky Samba in ~music

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    Good stuff. Love them!

    Good stuff. Love them!

    1 vote
  9. Comment on Mozilla co-founder's Brave files adtech complaint against Google in ~tech

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    Open Rights Group is part of the coalition who filed this complaint. Check them out and consider supporting them if you're in/from the UK.

    Open Rights Group is part of the coalition who filed this complaint. Check them out and consider supporting them if you're in/from the UK.

    6 votes
  10. Comment on Feedbin Goes Private By Default, Explains Design Desicions To Enhance User Privacy in ~tech

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    My reason for posting this is because based on this blogpost Feedbin appears to be a kindred spirit of Tildes. (Seems like Ben Ubois and @Deimos would get along professionally.) What other...

    Since Feedbin is 100% funded by paying customers, I can focus solely on making the best product possible without compromises. Therefore, Feedbin can be private by default.

    To me this means eliminating all potential points of leaking user data while using Feedbin.

    Since Feedbin displays web content, this isn’t the easiest thing to do. Here are the leaks I’ve identified and eliminated.

    My reason for posting this is because based on this blogpost Feedbin appears to be a kindred spirit of Tildes. (Seems like Ben Ubois and @Deimos would get along professionally.)

    What other platforms/services are out there that share the same design principles?

    5 votes
  11. Comment on Starting to experiment a little with using data scraped from the destination of link topics in ~tildes.official

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    Happy with what I'm seeing. Clearly adds value. From what I gather this is all happening server-side, right? So no need for us to start combing through Embed.ly's privacy policy?

    Happy with what I'm seeing. Clearly adds value.

    From what I gather this is all happening server-side, right? So no need for us to start combing through Embed.ly's privacy policy?

    11 votes
  12. Comment on <deleted topic> in ~tildes

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    Now that you mention it, I guess part of the frustration we all shared in this topic is that we've apparently come to expect this behavior from using Reddit. It's one of the things they do well....

    Now that you mention it, I guess part of the frustration we all shared in this topic is that we've apparently come to expect this behavior from using Reddit. It's one of the things they do well. No shame in choosing to inherit this advantageous trait from one of your forebears.

    1 vote
  13. Comment on Hello Tildestians. What are you working on to change in your life? in ~talk

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    Sounds like investigative reporting could be something for you? Some journo's are good at the people thing, others are good at digging through documents. Maybe look for people who could be a good...

    Sounds like investigative reporting could be something for you? Some journo's are good at the people thing, others are good at digging through documents. Maybe look for people who could be a good mentor to you who do the kind of reporting you'd be comfortable with right now - or that you'd like to do right now - and send them an e-mail? Add in some of your work, your strengths, your desires, what you think of their work and what you'd like to learn from them. It may land you your next gig?

    I'm by no means saying that you shouldn't try to be better at the people thing! Effort in that direction will pay off. You could even keep a diary of how you're doing. The strategies you use. How they work out. How others with the same affliction deal with it, etc. There may be a future stories in it, or even a book.

    Hope this helps. If not, disregard. Good luck!

    3 votes
  14. Comment on Microsoft: A call for principle-based international agreements to govern law enforcement access to data in ~tech

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    I must say, Microsoft has a flair for timing, what with publishing this on the 17th anniversary of 9/11. It's a good day for attempting to redefine the relationship between law enforcement and...

    I must say, Microsoft has a flair for timing, what with publishing this on the 17th anniversary of 9/11. It's a good day for attempting to redefine the relationship between law enforcement and those who hoard our data. That relationship as it stands today has been shaped in no small part by what followed that dreadful day.

    Quote from their post, emphasis theirs.

    The following principles will guide our advocacy as governments shape international legal frameworks that address these critical questions. These principles also build on our ongoing efforts to protect our customers’ data and enhance their privacy.

    1. The universal right to notice – Absent narrow circumstances, users have a right to know when the government accesses their data, and cloud providers must have a right to tell them.

    2. Prior independent judicial authorization and required minimum showing – Law enforcement demands for content and other sensitive user data must be reviewed and approved by an independent judicial authority prior to enforcement of the order, and only after a meaningful minimum legal and factual showing.

    3. Specific and complete legal process and clear grounds to challenge – Cloud providers must receive detailed legal process from law enforcement to allow for thorough review of the demand for user data, and must also have clear mechanisms to challenge unlawful and inappropriate demands for user data.

    4. Mechanisms to resolve and raise conflicts with third-country laws – International agreements must avoid conflicts of law with third countries and include mechanisms to resolve conflicts in case they do arise.

    5. Modernizing rules for seeking enterprise data – Enterprises have a right to control their data and should receive law enforcement requests directly.

    6. Transparency – The public has a right to know how and when governments seek access to digital evidence, and about the protections that apply to their data.

    Kudos to Microsoft.

    8 votes