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"This moment of global inequality demands incompetent subjects. The status quo and ever-intensifying versions of it require incompetent consumers who will learn to want technological solutions to their political problems."

'WIthout cyberlibertarianism, it is difficult if not impossible to understand the arguments some technology critics are recommending'

capitalism as self-repairing and self-replicating infrastructure for white supremacy

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HTML5 ping tracking – Firefox :firefox: will enable it by default:

– HTML5 ping attributes can be used to track people if they click a link (<a href=… ping=…>) by sending POST requests to an arbitrary amount of hosts
– tracking is possible without any JavaScript, or Cookies
– Steve Gibson talked about it in Security Now 709:
– ping is enabled in Chrome, Opera, Edge, Safari by default

#html5 #ping #tracking #firefox #mozilla

'Beyond the Trend of Decolonizing Science'

'This webinar features a conversation led by Indigenous and Black scholars around what it means to "decolonize science." Using the controversy over the Thirty Meter Telescope and the sacred mountain of Mauna Kea as a case study, speakers share examples of the role of colonialism in science.'

'Apparatuses of recognition: Google, Project Maven, and targeted killing'
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'Some AI just shouldn’t exist -
Attempts to “fix” biased AI can actually harm black, gay, and transgender people.'

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For instance, you might want to ask for your instance to be excluded from their scraping. You might also reference the relevant EU privacy legislation.

I'm sure facebook is very very sorry, it was just an unintended mistake, and they take your privacy very very seriously

"We've got to go straight to the heart of capitalism and overthrow it."
George Monbiot on the only hope we have of mitigating climate change damage.

'A deadly outbreak in Congo has become a global emergency because of a raging conflict over valuable minerals.' (-) Show more

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