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facebook in Myanmar still doesn't have a clue, still does shit
theguardian.com/technology/201
if there were justice, 'facebook' should be outlawed

yow, lost connectivity for a bit there due to my static IP changing. All good now though, instance back up

I need a doorbell that makes a notification appear on my laptop so I can see it when I have headphones on.

I should probably get a Pi Zero and make one

motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art

America: All regulation is evil, businesses must be allowed to do whatever they like

Telcos: *Sell your detailed location data to bounty hunters and anyone else who asks*

America:

Swords of a thousand men. Tenpole Tudor. yessir.

Never used Spotify:

No lossless,
No downloads,
Ads,
Everything I want to listen to isn't in their library

yeah, no thanks

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"Accounts that use ad blockers in Spotify face immediate suspension or termination under the new terms of service, which go into effect on March 1"

techcrunch.com/2019/02/08/spot

I'd mute myself if I wasn't me. Imagine having this shit in your head constantly

Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking

techcrunch.com/2019/02/06/ipho

because of course they do.

If I'm the richest man in the world I must also be the smartest man in the world therefore it must be an entity with the power of a nation state that got one over on me

- nude sender

lol, Bezos thinks governments are hacking his nudes.

Yes, because if a government wanted to take you down they would leak your nudes to one of the smaller newspapers in a single country and leave your entire worldwide business empire intact

Bezo can't admit that he got phished like a noob

arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

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Seems reading game engine EULAs has become a weekly tradition for me. This time, found this golden nugget in Unity's Privacy Policy: "We also include certain device data collection in the runtime of the software, which is incorporated into the applications you create with the software."

So basically, you can't make a Unity game that doesn't spy on its players. Funfunfun.

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It’s rather funny how governments that have always wanted backdoors (for „lawful interception“) in telco infrastructure are now suddenly claiming to be afraid of #huawei having backdoors in their products.

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Ever wondered why computer games like Simcity and Cities Skylines will selfdestruct the towns if you raise taxes?

Here's a long read about the right wing economic theories that laid the foundation for Simcity when a logic was needed during its creation and then continues to influence game makers (and policy makers) today

(from Logic Magazine)
logicmag.io/06-model-metropoli

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