Police have used Google's Sensorvault database, which was built to collect information for better ad-targeting, to aid in criminal investigations, The New York Times reports; geo-fence warrants enable law enforcement to obtain location data from the database; sources say federal agents first used Sensorvault in 2016 and the practice has since spread to numerous local departments
Hello here is my Patreon update, thanks @healyn for proofreading it for me
Sunday mood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OX3nNJ0RaXc
🎶How do you slow this thing down? 🎶
"This isn't about the law anymore... The current state of copyright is kind of only peripherally related to the law. It's much more related to the policies of the platforms on which we operate our businesses and our lives. Which is a strange situation to be in as we realize that we are kind of CITIZENS OF CORPORATIONS" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BL829Uf2lzI
“Apple has revoked some developer privileges from Facebook” https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/30/apple-says-facebook-violated-its-policies-with-its-research-app.html
They should remove them all :)
I just spent an hour reading the changelog for Mastodon v2.7.0 and the Highlights blog post: https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/01/mastodon-2.7/
It's pretty amazing the amount of work that goes into a Mastodon release. Contributors, you rock!
“In other words, the most the CEO of Twitter was able to tell me about specific steps being taken to solve the rampant, site-wide harassment problem that’s plagued the platform for years is that they’re looking into maybe making the report button a little bigger, eventually..
It seems clear that Twitter’s current iteration, a machine learning-curated hell, isn’t the website Jack Dorsey wants. He just refuses to say what that website actually is.”
"The nature of the self in the digital age" by @aral
is such a good article.
I can't recommend it enough https://2018.ar.al/notes/the-nature-of-the-self-in-the-digital-age/
Masto.pt é uma instância do universo Mastodon que pretende ser uma comunidade de Portugueses no Fediverso.
Lembramos que isto é um projecto feito da boa vontade e não existem garantias de funcionamento.
É obrigatória a leitura e aceitação das regras antes de participar.