Amnesty, Facebook, Google


So in short, Amnesty International accuses Facebook and Google of running surveillance-based business models that are “predicated on human rights abuse”. But you should really dig into the full report. (I’ve saved a copy.) Also, the response from Facebook is next level: “We collect data to sell effective ads so everyone can exercise their human… Read more Amnesty, Facebook, Google

Back in the bottle


It’s harder to imagine putting the genie back in the bottle when it comes to third-party JavaScript than it is with third-party cookies. All the same, I wish that browsers made it easier to experiment with it. Just as I can choose to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or only accept same-origin cookies, I… Read more Back in the bottle


Have you realised that every single time you retweet a demagogue, you’re a ca-ching in their attention cash box? They couldn’t care less about what you say but they almost literally jerk off on the fact that you are saying something at all. Raw human attention. You’re either paying, or you’re not.