After a four year hiatus, I recently rejoined Facebook to give it another shot. Here’re some insights I gained since I left.
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Arise, you have nothing to lose but your barbed wire fences!Timothy C. May, The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto
Spotted this in the Frontend Focus. The EFF has chosen to withdraw from the W3C due to concerns in the direction the W3C moves as it relates to the openness of the World Wide Web. Perhaps not as alarming as KJU calling Trump a ‘dotard’ and threatening him with fire — it’s certainly not very settling either.
Here’s a collection of useful tools to help you maintain your privacy online. Use them instead of Google for max protection.
In March of 2017 Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Web posted a short article on The Guardian covering three things we need to do to save the Web.
To paraphrase, they are:
- Increase individual control over sharing of personal data
- Improve diversity in Social media and Search channels
- Create more transparency behind political advertising
The third of which is, in my opinion, really just an extension of the second, so let’s briefly cover the first two and what you can do as individuals to address Tim’s concerns right now. When you’re finished, you’ll have a deeper understanding of how to protect your privacy online.
After recently losing a USB flash drive with all my passwords on it, I was grateful for the precaution I took by storing my password data encrypted using Brad Greenlee’s PassKeeper password manager.
PassKeeper is a Windows utility that allows you to keep a list of accounts with usernames, passwords, and notes. This list is stored encrypted.passkeeper.com