A read on Section 230 by the EFF
An article about Section 230 that I found clarifying.
With Tim Cook’s speech at the Computers, Privacy, and Data Protection conference, on Privacy Day 2021.
Privacy labels of some popular messaging apps on App Store from this article, originals (and latest) available here: Signal, Telegram, iMessage, WhatsApp,Facebook Messenger:
Source of the image: 9to5mac.
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Panopto installation dialog box on MacOS 10.14 Mojave asking for administration rights to the machine?
I do not use DropBox. Dropbox OSX “dirty little security hack”, here, and here. Alternatives: ownCloud, Nextcloud, if you run your own server.
Trying out a new website design after a few years; looks like I might be done with coding html by hand….
7/10/19: I do not use Zoom. Zoom installing a hidden web server that could automatically launch video calls, and would not get uninstalled with app, in fact it seems it would stay active and automatically install the app upon clicking on links to zoom calls. This is forcibly fixed by an Apple silent update (normally…
I do not use Gmail for work-related e-mails, or other e-mais I prefer to not be read by Google or the companies it sells ad to. I would love to hear updates on these policies/what is actually the latest about Gmail privacy.
Another critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash player, required for example by JHU to take mandatory professional-learning materials. I use an isolated Windows virtual machine on OS X just for Adobe Flash player…and still I wish I did not have to use it, ever. See Steve Jobs’ thoughts on Flash. Update: Adobe Flash is finally dead.
On Adobe, Flash & Reader