Facebook and Google pressured EU experts to soften fake news regulations, say insiders https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/facebook-and-google-pressured-eu-experts-soften-fake-news-regulations-say-insiders/ actual blackmail.
Politics of the United Kingdom / Repression / Anti-Snowden
"the commission's full consultation is concerned with ... discussing legal ways and means of letting state prosecutors carry out "authorised checks" on juries sitting in national security and terrorism cases. These, it is stated, should be done with a view to throwing out any jurors who might return the wrong verdict by sympathising with the accused."
America is REALLY shitting its knickers over Huawei.
Imagine if all network comms was encrypted and made use of other privacy preserving techniques.
Then it wouldn't matter if bad china boogeyman controlled the infrastructure.
But then, noble heroes NSA wouldn't be able to do their heroic industrial espionage for benefit of greatest americo so 🤷
5 Reasons why people are boycotting Eurovision this year
Debating the far right
Android developers can now force app updates
Glad I don't use Android any more
Facebook is about to learn that Google can cut off its ad revenue quite easily
Screen sharing / VNC works in the latest Gnome desktop with Wayland.
“Chrome will ... change cookies to be more private so only the site that created them can use them”
Er, you mean cookies DON’T work like this is Chrome currently?
"Huawei could be told what to do by the Chinese government, never use their products"
Love from America, where 10,235 National Security Letters were sent to companies demanding data and cooperation with the US intelligence agencies in 2018 alone
Politics of the United Kingdom
Sensible writing on the local elections
Web Dev, General Annoyance
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