" Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. "
*Listing may change and be unannounced.
We're happy to see lawmakers working toward regulation, cracking down "on how big tech companies use & resell their customers' personal info."
@brinaylor explores why regulation is necessary & the discoveries that pushed lawmakers to act. https://www.npr.org/2019/03/13/702619020/targeting-online-privacy-congress-sets-a-new-tone-with-big-tech
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1109813872200945664
If you want to show #PeerTube to friends but you're worried about NSFW videos appearing on the front page, you could try showing them this instance:
A couple of other safe interesting instances too:
VidCommons: a collection of creative commons and public domain films
Blender: the official PeerTube instance for the Blender foundation, including their films
"[Hypertargeted political ads] are as if a politician did a direct mailing to the entire population & each mailing was different."
In the video in the link, @rparloff explains why @alexstamos, Facebook ex-security chief, says it's "danger to democracy." https://finance.yahoo.com/news/facebook-security-officer-alex-stamos-targeting-risk-142859539.html
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1109451482552823808
There's an alternative to Reddit on the Fediverse, it's called Prismo.
The first instance is here, and is open for sign-ups:
The project's Mastodon account is here:
Federation is still being worked on, but you can already follow Prismo users and comment on their posts from elsewhere on the Fediverse.
For example, here's the lead developer's Prismo account:
The rise of movements we can only imagine now, but that could be similarly beneficial to that of Free Software, will be impeded by an Internet restricted by articles 11 and 13. It would be far better if articles 11 and 13 simply did not happen.
You can help stop this by getting in touch with your representative in the EU parliament. Find out how you can do this here:
Due to human error during short system outage between 15:32 - 15:45 UTC yesterday, all emails queued up for delivery have been deleted. We have been trying to recover from this situation but unfortunately all mention emails were irreversibly deleted.
We are very sorry this has happened, especially that it was purely a human mistake at play here. We have taken steps to prevent this from happening in the future.
More in the link below
We're shining a spotlight on policing surveillance tech with @libertyhq, including #predictivepolicing programs, which use computer algorithms that risk reinforcing discrimination. #NeighbourhoodWatched #police #policing #predpol https://privacyinternational.org/feature/2720/how-predictive-policing-technology-can-lead-discrimination-and-profiling https://twitter.com/privacyint/status/1109149884375015424/photo/1
An improperly secured server exposed thousands of faxed medical records https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/17/medical-health-data-leak/ Faxes, even at their best, are outdated & unreliable. ProtonMail is easy to use, #HIPAA compliant, and can protect medical records with end-to-end encryption https://protonmail.com/blog/hipaa-compliant-email/
" Norsk Hydro will not pay ransom demand and will restore from backups "
" Microsoft tech support scammer pleads guilty to defrauding victims of $3 million "
Another reason to #deletefacebook ?
When did password security become a luxury?
" Stop the censorship-machinery! Save the Internet! "
" Congress Has a Chance to Finally End the NSA’s Mass Telephone Records Program "
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1109089095756718080
I've used Patreon for a few years, less than 1 as a creator and for some reason my account has been flagged for "suspicious activity".
Looking around, some people have been unable to payout their balance and have missed rent payments.
What the heck Patreon? #patreon