Pinned post

As someone in my discord server said - “the best way to make politicians anti-facial recognition might be to use it on them”.

Hello Mastodon, we finally made it 🎉 We are a pan-european NGO with one specific goal: to make privacy a reality. noyb stands for "none of your business" and pursues strategic and effective enforcement by thoroughly analyzing privacy violations and litigating them. Want to know more about us? Then visit noyb.eu/en

Microsoft admits to signing rootkit malware 💣💥 bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

G Data malware analyst Karsten Hahn found a driver signed by Microsoft, called "Netfilter," is in fact a rootkit, and was observed communicating with Chinese C2C servers. #infosec

We're bringing you an interview about first-hand school experience in Bavaria of using and implementing Nextcloud, the multiple Nextcloud benefits, and the important message to key decision-makers for collaboration solutions in schools!

Read on!

nextcloud.com/blog/bavarian-sc

"No #democracy can deprive the majority of the people of their right to private #communication w/o altogether discarding #democratic principles." #encryption #privacy #tech

READ Eben Moglen & Mishi Choudhary's piece in the @htTweets:
tech.hindustantimes.com/tech/n

The @EU_Commission@twitter.com needs to rethink its vision on the #DigitalGreenPass, a Covid-19 vaccination passport.

#Pirates want decentralised health information in the hands of us citizens.

patrick-breyer.de/?p=595448

🇬🇧 The Commission’s #DigitalDecade 2030 targets are questionable:

Digital ID, storing all of our sensitive medical records online & pushing for EU companies to use cloud-based technologies, AI & Big Data are not a value as such.

ec.europa.eu/info/strategy/pri

Show thread

RT @GreensEFA@twitter.com

Ad tech harms the internet, free press & our democracy. With the Digital Services Act #DSA, we have the chance to ban ad tech and get back to fair competition and free and safe communications in the digital space. Join our #MyContentMyRights campaign: greens-efa.eu/dossier/fighting #DSA

🇬🇧 We seek your ideas! I can propose pilot projects on product liability or artificial intelligence for the JURI Committee and on privacy and fundamental rights for LIBE. Any ideas? Please send an e-mail to europa@patrick-breyer.de

More info: europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/e

Show thread

🇬🇧 We must not leave the dirty work to the EU Court of Justice to stop indiscriminate message and #chatcontrol which violates fundamental rights of EU citizens!

Watch my speech in the LIBE Committee: peertube.european-pirates.eu/v

Show thread

@CPDPconferences@twitter.com 🇬🇧 In January I was invited by @CPDPconferences@twitter.com and opposed contact tracing apps. How can we face the challenge of identifying infection chains without violating our fundamental right to privacy?

Watch the controversial debate: youtube.com/watch?v=ksd_8e-z-t #CPDP21

Show thread

When asked about fears of automation in 1969, Arthur C. Clarke famously said that we shouldn't worry about automation: "the goal of the future is full unemployment, so we can play." I have never seen his answer quoted in full.

”TikTok is introducing Americans to a question that Europeans have struggled with for 20 years: a lot of your citizens might use an Internet platform created somewhere that doesn’t know or care about your laws or cultural attitudes and won’t turn up to a committee hearing.”

#privacy #TikTok #tech

🇬🇧Indiscriminate messaging and #chatcontrol: Google, Facebook and Microsoft are lobbying to remove the few remaining "safeguards" regarding error rate, suspicion requirement, professional secrecy protection and transparency. Here's their letter:
patrick-breyer.de/wp-content/u

Show thread

RT @GreensEFA@twitter.com

Great news! This week @Europarl_EN@twitter.com voted for an ambitious #CircularEconomy plan, including a strong #right2repair & improved eco-designed product standards. ♻️

E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the EU, it's time to take action! Learn more 👉 greens-efa.eu/dossier/e-waste-

Last week I discussed the EU‘s approach to regulating social media platforms while maintaining freedom of speech, together with @JuditBayer@twitter.com. Watch the recording: facebook.com/AssoparlEU/videos

#FreedomofSpeech #RethinkingEurope

🇬🇧New Kantar poll for this year's Czech legislative election shows the #Pirate-led alliance taking a lead for the first time.

First poll since 2016 to see the party of billionaire PM Babiš in second place.

english.radio.cz/poll-kantar-c

twitter.com/EuropeElects/statu

Show thread
Show older
Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!