#1yrago Amazon: 'Unlikely' string of events led to Echo recording a family's private chat & sending to some random guy https://boingboing.net/2018/05/24/amazon-responds-on-echo.html
Great thread from a Mozilla dev on Google’s culture of “oops.” Where changes that harm competitors and boost Google’s business goals are always ‘accidents’. https://twitter.com/johnath/status/1116871238922776576?s=21
Firefox admits they will eventually be sending all of your DNS to Cloudflare. Cloudflare will monetize your internet browsing, no matter how much their PR people say they are.
If you want to disable that, go to "about:config", and set "network.trr.mode" to 5.
The values are: 0 - default off, 1 - race, 2 TRR first, 3 TRR only, 4 shadow, 5 off by choice
"Es geht um Klärschlamm, Altöl, Lösemittel, Raffinerierückstände - mehr als fünf Millionen Tonnen gefährliche oder problematische Abfälle landen jedes Jahr in deutschen Kohlekraftwerken. Das wird von der Öffentlichkeit kaum wahrgenommen und ist völlig legal."
Nach Kohleausstieg: Wohin mit Giftmüll und Klärschlamm? http://www.tagesschau.de/wirtschaft/klaerschlamm-kohlekraftwerke-101.html #Klärschlamm #Kohlekraftwerke #Kohleausstieg
The reason modern computer systems are so horrifyingly insecure is that their roots lie in a time where you knew all the code running on your account because you wrote it all yourself.
That time is gone, and despite the efforts of the open source movement, it's never coming back. To browse the web is to download and execute code somebody else wrote. Fortunately, The Web Browser is an OS spec designed to execute untrusted programs, but unfortunately, its host OS is not.
Ever since ignored by both compilers and coders.
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