Our third and final test of the /e/ ROM, provided by /e/ foundation:
– Network traffic to Google servers is widely removed.
– Some traffic of preinstalled apps is still unencrypted.
– The preinstalled Apps store is a huge mystery and doesn't meet current GDPR requirements.
@w4tsn Herzlich willkommen im Fediverse!
twitter decentralization, in the news
Extremely pleased to have provided the closing quote for this Verge article on the Twitter decentralization announcement.
Beyond evil: This month Facebook started to scrape sites that use 'pixel' for all kinds of information. Including personal information about the visitors. People could be identified even without cookies by name or email. This affects also non FB Users. https://developers.facebook.com/docs/facebook-pixel/advanced/advanced-matching/
Seems to be currently live on booking.com and airbnb.com. Here personal information like name, email and phone number is sent to facebook during registration at airbnb.
Antenne Bayern sammelt mit einem "Internetführerschein" die Emailadressen von Minderjährigen für Marketingzwecke. Hab gerade Geburtsdatum 2007 angegeben. Kein Problem.
Nach Art. 8 DSGVO aus gutem Grund verboten. Vielleicht mal das Marketing zum Datenschutzführerschein anmelden?
Don't forget to encrypt even your semi-sensitive emails. In general, emails are stored as flat files on the mail server; they can be searched, read, and analysed just like any other file on your computer. This doesn't just apply to servers run by individuals either, the same is true for any mail provider unless they have taken steps to encrypt your emails at rest. If they have done so, it is likely plastered all over their front page.
This is what a plaintext email looks like to an admin.
If you're not sure how to encrypt your emails, take a look at this guide from the FSF.
I just checked my monitoring for DNS that I setup at the beginning of the month after reading this article shared by @jpmens:
What all 3 visible domains have a TTL of 1 day. This are 700000 requests within 18 days. I don't want to know what this would look like with the TTLs I used before (1 hour to 2 minutes)
I wonder how much bandwidth we waste with low TTLs, because this is already a massive number.
Something to keep an eye on.
New NextCry Ransomware Encrypts Data on NextCloud Linux Servers
"A representative from Nextcloud told BleepingComputer that they are currently investigating the incidents and will provide more information as it becomes available."
Thank you @sheogorath for your open source infrastructure repo, now i can finally get another view on managing a medium sized setup with Ansible. Also this is a very nice and clean repository. Just wanted to thank you for sharing the knowledge. 👍
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