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Cake day: Aug 19, 2020


Wait… fb and apple aren’t the same company?

“who watches the watchers”?

What if my doctor gives malicious advice aimed to cause me harm? Am I still responsible for that? Isn’t the doctor at fault for what they did? Then you are responsible for trusting the untrustworthy. It really doesn’t matter if he is at fault since he cannot harm you if you don’t trust him in the first place.


It does answer. If you die because you did whatever someone told you, it’s still your own responsibility for blindly following ill advice. I’m not implying that nobody should be trusted. I’m clearly saying, it’s your responsibility to choose who you trust.

“allowing “unauthorized” repair companies to fix iPhones will lead to privacy violations and will cause security problems” ^^

Reddit’s network effect is a thing. It bears fruit every now and then. ;)

Do you think people shouldn’t be responsible for whom they trust?

Everyone is responsible for his own content diet. Freedom of speech is fundamental in a free society. How do you distinguish “truth” from misinformation and propaganda without it?

"Since January 2020, a threat actor has been inserting thousands of malicious servers into the Tor network to identify traffic heading to cryptocurrency mixing websites and perform an SSL stripping attack, which is when traffic is downgraded from an encrypted HTTPS connection to plaintext HTTP. …

“the Four R’s of Responsibility:” “remove, raise, reduce, reward.”…

Until Linux runs properly, and has a healthy app ecosystem for smartphones, Replicant is our choice.

VR & Biometric data

"Through the lens of advanced data analytics, gaze patterns can reveal much more information than a user wishes and expects to give away. (…) eye tracking data may implicitly contain information about a user’s biometric identity, gender, age, ethnicity, body weight, personality traits, drug consumpt…

Furthermore, I’d further argue that it’s not so much about profits, but rather the naive who buy their products.

Submissiveness is way more annoying. Far easier to get pardon than authorization. You may downvote me now.


Corporate free software

So they made Android mostly free software. The thing is that at some point they ended up having the biggest market share with operating systems connected to the Internet…




Sorry, just kidding

Having a 100% secure system (nobody can break-in), but no privacy/anonymity, is like: “Hey man, I protect you. You can trust me!”, says the man with an MP and 1500 bullets…