"Do you have something to hide?" is a manipulative rebuke to those that use #encryption.

It would help us all turn this conversation around. Because, the answer is: YES, we do have something to hide.

Things that we should hide, and must question why a government or business NEEDS access to:

- Medical history.
- Sensitive conversations with employers, children, spouses.
- Billing and banking information.
- Purchase information.
- Web search history.
And more...


It's commonly accepted that books tell stories in a richer way than their adaptations to cinema or television. I agree, but... books don't have soundtracks!

The Game of Thrones had a lot of examples on how a good soundtrack can make a scene epic.

This one is from the second episode of the last season, just before the long night.

:youtube: youtu.be/fJeMwHTFxjE

Just Facebook things...

Political ads with false statements πŸ‘
Pro-vaccination ads based on scientific facts πŸ‘Ž

"Facebook deleted pro-vaccination adverts on political grounds, study finds"

πŸ”— verdict.co.uk/facebook-vaccina

Another chapter on Boeing dilema over profit vs human lifes!

"Boeing faces new whistleblower complaint as former engineer says faulty 787 Dreamliner systems could leave passengers without oxygen in emergencies"

πŸ”— businessinsider.com/boeing-787

This is officially the best graphic that explains how #OpenPGP works.

The release of Lula leaves me with a tremendous hope on the revival of democracy in Brazil. ForΓ§a πŸ‡§πŸ‡·

πŸ”— theguardian.com/world/2019/nov

Two #Twitter employees have been charged with spying for #SaudiArabia, they are accused of exploiting their access to Twitter’s systems: latimes.com/business/technolog

That's why we need zero-knowledge applications with built-in encryption. Employees must not read your data. #Tutanota #Mastodon

Apple presenting itself as a privacy warrior!

The page is beautifully made, the promisses are powerfull, but how much is really truth? What kind of encryption they use? Who audit their products/efforts?

It sounds no more than a PR campaign to deceive users and make them believe they're "safe".

πŸ”— apple.com/privacy/

β€˜Untold human suffering’: 11,000 scientists from across world unite to declare global climate emergency. β€˜Despite 40 years of major global negotiations, we conduct business as usual and have failed to address this crisis,’ group says.

πŸ”— independent.co.uk/environment/

This is year, Santa will start given presents some days earlier, starting on December 20th! This promisses being beyond great 😁 βš”οΈ

:youtube: youtu.be/ndl1W4ltcmg

β€œWe need lawmakers and regulators to help protect our children, our cognitive capabilities, our public square and our democracy by creating guardrails and rules to deal directly with the incentives and business models of these platforms and the societal harms they are causing.”


A vulnerability in WhatsApp was abused to install surveillance malware on phones of journalists and human rights activists. To make sure that potential vulnerabilities are found quickly, the code must be open source. That's why all Tutanota clients - web, apps, desktop clients - are published under GPLv3.

And that's it, Lewis Hamilton is a 6th time Formula 1 World Champion 🏁 What a guy! What a pleasure was to see him grow up to the champion he's today. Get in there, Lewis 😁

It's Saturday afternoon and if by any chance you're looking for a movie to watch, The King from Nerflix is a nice pick πŸ‘Œ

:youtube: youtu.be/svVykTznk9Q

Before start hearing to Christmas songs on repeat, let's appreciate this new song from Dua Lipa. Is a bop 😁

:youtube: youtu.be/oygrmJFKYZY

Following Zuckerberg's declaration about continuing Facebook's policy of allowing politicians to make advertisements with false statements, Elizabeth Warren is now running a Facebook ads with a false statement about Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook endorsing Trump for re-election.

No doubt it's a clever way to draw atention to the dangerous of their policy. Will they concede or keep the pursuit for higher profits no matter what?

πŸ”— edition.cnn.com/2019/10/11/pol

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