Some good ideas and attractive mock-ups to "To lead the industry towards technology that is truly respectful of human attention.
To align the incentives for developers with the users best interest."
Politics mainly US
Noam Chomsky: The Elites Are Fighting a Vicious Class War All the Time
This is a good interview. All Chomsky interviews are good of course but read it anyway
Is the U.K. government preparing to censor discussions about migration?
“Under the upcoming Online Safety Bill, service providers will be required to limit the reach of or remove content, including user-generated content, which qualifies as legal and permissible speech but which could be considered subjectively “harmful” to adults or to children.”
We can see where this is going...
FBI drops subpoena to identify readers of USA Today article about shootout with agents
This is likely due to getting the same information directly from the NSA without needing to involve the newspaper at all.
BBC news called him a self-made billionaire yesterday.
They literally think one man can work hard enough to earn $188.6 Billion.
Total unthinking boot-licking.
Please be killed by own hubris thank you 🤞
This law already exists in the uk. Google and Facebook didn’t give a shit.
This activity in Germany is purely PR
Amazon Devices Will Soon Automatically Share Your Internet With Your Neighbours
Why the right loves the culture war
Great summary here
American ISP Sent Customer a DMCA for Downloading Ubuntu
"France, the Netherlands and Norway all formally supported the UK’s unsuccessful defence of dragnet surveillance powers. As the judgement points out, those countries, together with Finland, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, all "officially operate bulk interception regimes over cables and/or the airways."
GCHQ’s mass data interception violated right to privacy, court rules
This sounds good but doesn't actually affect anything. The UK interception system is much worse today with no sign of ever slowing down.
The Left Won’t Win the 2020s by Clinging to the Corpse of the Labour Party
Some good points here.
Web Dev, General Annoyance
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