As my EFF colleagues Gennie Gebhart and Bennett Cyphers explain, Safegraph's claims that they don't sell this data are just a shell-game.
After a series of scandals that resulted in Safegraph being banned from Google's App Store, the company spun out Veraset, which sells the data that Safegraph says it no longer sells:
This beast has been gathering dust for over two years….
I notice that packing a bag has become a thing again.
Periodically, I like to check up on how the SCO vs. IBM case is going. It was finally settled in November 2021.
Meanwhile, SCO no longer exists, Darl McBride went bankrupt, and debtors had to pay IBM $14,250,000. https://www.zdnet.com/article/last-of-original-sco-v-ibm-linux-lawsuit-settled/
Hello Mastodon art people! I’m Julia, an illustrator and naturalist from Germany. I’ve quit all social media a few years ago because addictive algorithms, ads, infinite scrolling and tracking surveillance were killing my creativity.
Mastodon is likely the last social media experiment I’ll try. Here are some birds for you, because although I’ve left Twitter, I love drawing birds.
#MastoArt #art #illustration #birds #watercolor #TraditionalArt
Thing that is lovely: Seeing so many people obviously coming from a place/culture where accessibility is secondary, being so quick and willing and eager to adopt it here.
Thank you everyone who's been adding alt-text to their images. I know it's a hard habit to get into, but the blind community here will absolutely love you for it <3
Are you a recently graduated economist? Or a PhD candidate.
We have an interesting temporary position! https://internetsociety.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=165
A quick thread on in the importance of being careful what data you share - even if you're the Queen. Today, Her Maj tweeted this lovely picture, gor bless er, etc. You might think that the contents of the red box would be official business. And you'd be right. 1/6
Watching eps.1 of ‘All Of Us Are Dead’ and all I can think of is that the Susceptibel number is high, Removal rate (thusfar) unknown and Transmission rate pretty high.
Will the authorities in eps.2 go for social distancing, mouthmasks, or shutdowns?
🎼🧵🧵🎶🧵🎵 (long thread on musical scoring)
Been seeing a lot of these kinds of comments lately:
“114.57 BPM? There is never a reason for such a specific BPM!” Yes. There is. (thread)
A tweet from Twitterverse:
The idea that the RIPE community plays a role in the governance of such resolver is appealing.
DNS4EU: RIPE NCC Open House Discussion | RIPE Labs https://labs.ripe.net/author/chrisb/dns4eu-ripe-ncc-open-house-discussion/
‘Evangineer’, likes music, munching and more. - All posts on personal title, and reposts are not endorsements.I crosspost my tweets here...
The Social Working Group's Mastodon Instance.