Researching for a future episode: how do you feel about employee monitoring software? Why or why not?
Please boost for bigger sample size.
This is for a future Your Secure Life podcast episode. My local tech association has a talk coming up presented by a company that makes employee monitoring software.
I’d like to do an episode (and a talk) on why that’s bad.
I have my reasons. What are yours?
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PSA! Stop what you're doing and install an adblocker immediately, if you don't already use one! Privacy-invasive surveillance capitalists are about to make a boat load of cash off off of our self-isolation and social distancing practices. Largely speaking, these are the companies that actively engage in "Embrace Extend Extinguish" tactics against open source software and finance and leverage AI/ML systems that are used as part of apparatuses of oppression by governments around the world.
United States federal student loan payments are being deferred until Sep 30. Don't pay your federal student loans until then. No interest will accrue and it won't affect your credit score. (Most student loans in the US are federal but uh make sure yours are before doing this.)
We've just updated the easiest email encryption guide ever. 🥳 Enjoy: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/email-encryption-guide-how-send-encrypted-email
Some links that touch (some more directly than others) on the future I want for The Web:
It'd be interesting to turn my thoughts into a comic, akin to Google Chrome's!
Abbarently I need to annunciation better.
#RFC1984 when the government uses drones to enforce a law that's not been fully explained to them. Now imagine the next stage where your phone location data and your private messages are being used against you for this. It's not far away from happening. #COVIDsurveillance
All the new normal #surveillance tech (#drones etc.) being deployed in the #UK to enforce the #lockdown, except no-one…
Thanks for all the joke answers 🙄
Have you discussed with your children, who may be e-learning for the first time, ways to protect their online privacy?
Are you talking with them about password management and best practices?
Do you help them disable location services and unneeded microphone or camera access?
Are they being mindful of videos they post in group chats or apps?
Tips for Journalists Covering COVID-19 https://gijn.org/2020/03/10/tips-for-journalists-covering-covid-19/ @firstname.lastname@example.org
Humanize evil not for empathy but as a reminder that they too have exploitable flaws.
Cyberpunk buddhist media "company".
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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.