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.
Conflicting messaging overshadows NHS Digital's attempts to inform public about patient data slurp
Organisations and individuals are relying on the expertise of these people and they are being misled into breaking the law.
Keir Starmer Is Now the Worst Person, at the Worst Moment, to Lead the Labour Party
Facebook loses bid to block a potentially major change to EU data sharing
UK Local Politics
When Labour lose horrifically in todays local elections it will help to understand that the goal of the right of the party is not to win elections.
Their goal is to remain in power within the party itself. Winning in the traditional sense doesn't come into it.
This is why they are telling party members to fuck off, expelling members, firing campaign teams, hand-picking shit candidates, agreeing with Tories, sucking up to the right-wing press etc.
Signal banned for booking obviously targeted ads? That story's too good to be true, Facebook claims
However, they do admit that most of the ads would have been banned for the exact reasoning behind the Signal campaign: I.e. you are not allowed to tell people you targeted the ad to their sexuality or medical conditions that you DID use to target them.
The Government assault on your privacy rights
“We should be extremely worried. Proposals seem to have regressed to the kind of thinking we saw at the worst moments of the New Labour government.”
Love to see Americans* on "hacker" "news" arguing that unions are bad actually from their no paternity leave, minimal maternity leave, no annual leave, no job protection, health insurance rip-off country*
The bootlicking is so strong there that you get everyday plebs arguing to be stomped on harder by their bosses.
*not all Americans obvs
The Marginal Tax Bracket Is an Enemy of Democracy
Web Dev, General Annoyance
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