Het Platform Bescherming Burgerrechten is een netwerk van organisaties, groepen en personen die elkaar vinden in het streven naar een betere waarborging en versterking van de burgerrechten in Nederland.
The larger lesson of an ongoing Ethereum crime spree: Be careful with who's generating your cryptocurrency keys.
Sri Lanka’s ban on social media forces a question nobody wants to ask: What if a global media network is impossible?
Two Google employees who helped organize a November walkout of thousands of employees say they've either been demoted, or been told to drop concerns about ethics.
Platform cooperativism (or, how to turn gig-economy jobs into $22.25/hour jobs)
After Notre Dame bailout Yellow Vests urge more Victor Hugo tributes, starting with "Les Miserables"
Wikipedia: Een kleine groep moderatoren heeft het voor het zeggen op de vrije encyclopedie Wikipedia, ‘MoiraMoira’ voorop. Een paar Wikipedianen pikt hun bewind niet langer, en verklaart de oorlog.
Copyright filters are automatically removing copies of the Mueller Report
Selling Miami's last 50 years
To dispel US suspicions, Chinese telecom firm welcomed dozens of journalists into its labs
Children are interrogated. Neighbors become informants. Mosques are monitored. Cameras are everywhere.
David Kong felt shattered after a recent business trip to Chongqing.
by Sophia Cope, Amul Kalia, Seth Schoen, and Adam SchwartzDownload the report as a PDF.EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe U.S. government reported a five-fold increase in the number of electronic media searches at the border in a single year, from 4,764 in 2015 to 23,877 in 2016.[fn] Gillian Flaccus, Electronic...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touts "reducing permanence" as a principle for his company's privacy-focused future, but it's hard to make things disappear from the internet.
In 1660, John Locke published his Two Treatises of Government, where he set out to resolve the seeming conflict between individual property rights (which he valorized) and the Bible (ditto), which …
Eind 2010 hield Joop.nl van de Vara een actie voor Julian Assange om hem asiel in Nederland te verlenen. Als dat toegekend was zou hij als Nederlands staatsburger Rusland geholpen hebben. Zoals
Datingsites gebruiken algoritmes. Hoe werken die en helpen ze om je een partner te vinden?
Kunnen we in het publieke debat te weinig van elkaar hebben? Ja, zeggen twee Amerikaanse professoren, en dat komt omdat de jeugd zo afgeschermd opgroeit dat hun geestelijke gezondheid eronder lijdt.
The Antitrust Case Against Facebook: a turning point in the debate over Big Tech and monopoly
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt in a new interview rejected the notion that Capitol Hill has a role to play in regulating big tech companies, breaking with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's recent willingness to work with lawmakers. From a report: "The problem is if you write a rule, inevitably, you fix...
Scandals. Backstabbing. Resignations. Record profits. Time Bombs. In early 2018, Mark Zuckerberg set out to fix Facebook. Here's how that turned out.
London cops switch off wifi in the tube to make it harder for climate protesters to organise
Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systems
What we found shows the technology’s promise — and perils.
Company criticises claims that 5G network could be used to spy on western governments
“Whatever you think of his politics, he is a human being, and under international law, he deserved to be treated fairly,” said Dr. Sean Love.
Get ready for a tale as good as anything you’d see on television. Here’s the sequence of events: the website TorrentFreak publishes an article about a leak of TV episodes, including shows from the network Starz. TorrentFreak tweets its article, Starz sends a copyright takedown notice. TorrentFreak...
"An hour and a half after the launch we concluded that the test was successful."
Elk kwaliteitsmedium wilde in 2010 de documenten van WikiLeaks publiceren omdat ze van groot journalistiek belang waren. Nu Julian Assange wordt aangeklaagd omdat hij met klokkenluider Chelsea Manning zou hebben samengezweerd, verdient hij steun. Wat Assange ná 2010 deed, doet daar niets aan af.
The Trump DOJ is exploiting animosity toward Assange to launch a thinly-disguised effort to criminalize core functions of investigative journalism.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition to the United States, but not for leaking classified information.
French officials call Project Gutenberg archive, 15 million ebooks, Grateful Dead recordings and Prelinger Archive "terrorism," demands removal from Internet Archive
A global team reviews audio clips in an effort to help the voice-activated assistant respond to commands.
Not all 2FA is created the same
What the rest of the world doesn't know about Chinese AI
Vandaag de 8ste post in een nieuwe tweewekelijkse rubriek ‘Kleine Ode Aan een Groots Idee’. In ongeveer 300 woorden wordt de lezer nieuwsgierig gemaakt naar een groots filosofisch idee. Groots idee…
The TajMahal spyware includes more than 80 distinct spy tools, and went undetected for five years.
Proposals to change recommendations and curb conspiracies were sacrificed for engagement, staff say.
A new edition of Octavia Butler's classic postapocalyptic Afrofuturist novel "Parable of the Sower," with an introduction by Hugo winner NK Jemisin
Grote bedrijven en overheden hebben het internet van meet af aan gedomineerd, schrijft Evgeny Morozov. Dat bestrijd je niet met technische ingrepen, maar met politiek.
Regulators need to stop blindly regulating “the Internet” and instead understand that every part of the Internet stack is different, and only one part is suffering from market failure.
Algorithmic features have sent suggestions to wish happy birthday to those who’ve died
New Zealand’s top privacy official on Monday called Facebook “morally bankrupt,” remarks that come in the wake of last month's mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques that were livestreamed on the social media platform,
Filmmaker Hao Wu discusses the issues brought to light by his documentary ‘People’s Republic of Desire.’
A significant majority of consumers do not expect Google to track their activities across their lives, their locations, on other sites, and on other platforms. Jason Kint, writing for Nieman Lab: Our findings show that many of Google's data practices deviate from consumer expectations. The results o...
With an employee of Carole Middleton going public about being ‘bombarded’ with 71 emails a day by her boss, an expert asks the question on every frazzled employee’s lips
Google’s establishment of an advisory council comes across as little more than window-dressing
Decision comes after employees called for the removal of a rightwing thinktank leader from the council
Once again, Facebook is in the news for bad security practices, dark design patterns, and secretly reappropriating sensitive data meant for “authentication” to its own ends. Incredibly, this time, the company managed to accomplish all three in one fell swoop.What happened?Last weekend, news broke...
Galperin has already convinced Kaspersky to flag domestic abuse spyware as malware. She expects more companies to follow.
After years of insisting that DRM in HTML wouldn't block open source implementations, Google says it won't support open source implementations
I've been building open source platforms for my entire career. It has not made me rich. Nonetheless, I'm more committed than ever to openness as
Microsoft announces it will shut down ebook program and confiscate its customers' libraries
Google issues new ‘minimum standards’ for temps after more than 900 employees sign letter criticizing abrupt firing