Modern traffic flows of third digital world

Modern traffic flows of third digital world

Since August 2020, the project has regularly posted videos of street protests.Probably, it was these videos or, to be more precise, the brutality of the Belarusian law enforcement officers recorded in them that caused the removal of the channel.

Silicon Valley Is Not Focusing Enough on the Dangers Deepfakes Present

Silicon Valley Is Not Focusing Enough on the Dangers Deepfakes Present

Many of these new technology-wielding channels have featured a new phenomenon called “deepfakes,” or videos where a public figure’s image, usually via photo, audio, or video, is imposed into a situation, most notably in a meme format such as a music video or comedy gag.

YouTube self-defence

YouTube self-defence

The most reliable way to block ads right now is to use Firefox with the uBlock Origin plugin (which is also available for Android and other platforms).One of the ways YouTube controls what you watch is by automatically playing a new video just after the one you were watching finished.

Surveillance company harassed female employees using its own facial recognition technology

Surveillance company harassed female employees using its own facial recognition technology

After the Slack incident was reported to HR, Verkada CEO Filip Kaliszan gave employees in the Slack channel a choice: leave the company or have their stock options reduced.

Java Edition is moving house

Java Edition is moving house

That’s why we’ve decided that moving forward, all of our games will require a Microsoft account to play – including Minecraft Java Edition.Now just to be clear, migrating from Mojang to Microsoft accounts is mandatory .

Clear Channel to start tracking consumers with billboards in Europe

Clear Channel to start tracking consumers with billboards in Europe

Radar is a program that gives advertisers access to anonymized phone location data of those that pass by billboards with their ads on them and represents the pinnacle of outdoor ad tracking.

Watch YouTube Without Using YouTube

Watch YouTube Without Using YouTube

There are many great RSS readers, I personally use newsboat which runs in the terminal, and I have configured a macro to directly stream YouTube videos to mpv (media player).

Toy Commercials Are Being Replaced by Something More Nefarious

Toy Commercials Are Being Replaced by Something More Nefarious

“It’s great that you’re cutting out the toy commercials,” Golin said.But the fact that screens now go with us everywhere means that you’re always available to marketers,” Golin said.

How Hong Kong’s Protestors Are Hindering (and Hijacking) the Tools of Surveillance

How Hong Kong’s Protestors Are Hindering (and Hijacking) the Tools of Surveillance

The channel was largely created in response to cops no longer wearing their identification badges, and reportedly doxxed officers with posts including their personal information, social media posts, and both intimate photos and photos of their family.

New York City bill could make selling phone location data illegal

New York City bill could make selling phone location data illegal

According to The New York Times, selling location data generates billions of dollars per year for telecommunication firms and mobile app companies. It's not guaranteed to pass, but the New York City bill could be the first in a trend of cities establishing their own location data rules.

Even more secret Telegrams

Even more secret Telegrams

Only worth noticing that Telegram API requests, both (un)blocking and user status resolving, are network calls and do not tend to work quickly, especially if you are using proxies or VPN. And since Telegram is a messenger (ignoring some crazy stuff), we can neglect error correction limiting possible transmitting data to simple text messages.

Android TV update puts home-screen ads on multi-thousand-dollar Sony Smart TVs

Android TV update puts home-screen ads on multi-thousand-dollar Sony Smart TVs

Google is trying out a new "Pilot Program" that puts a row of advertisements on the Android TV home screen. As we explore new opportunities to engage the user community, we're running a pilot program to surface sponsored content on the Android TV home screen.

LA Is Suing The Weather Channel App For Selling Users' Location Data

LA Is Suing The Weather Channel App For Selling Users' Location Data

The suit alleges that the app "covertly mines the private data of its users, and then it sends that information to third parties, like advertisers and others," Feuer said.

Lawsuit: Weather Channel illegally shared user location data with advertisers

Lawsuit: Weather Channel illegally shared user location data with advertisers

"Unbeknownst to many users, the Weather Channel App has tracked users' detailed geolocation data for years, analyzing and/or transferring that data to third parties for a variety of commercial and advertising purposes, including for targeted advertisements based on locations users frequent, and for hedge funds interested in analyzing consumer behavior," the lawsuit said.

Los Angeles Accuses Weather Channel App of Covertly Mining User Data

Los Angeles Accuses Weather Channel App of Covertly Mining User Data

The government said the Weather Company, the business behind the app, unfairly manipulated users into turning on location tracking by implying that the information would be used only to localize weather reports.

The Hated One

The Hated One

If at any point during the video you feel like this is too much for you, feel free to leave it there and keep your privacy protection at a level that suits you best.

How to Use a VPN to Watch Local News While Traveling

How to Use a VPN to Watch Local News While Traveling

So when you are abroad and use your hotel’s Wi-Fi to go online, the news channel can see that the request is coming from another country and thus it does not let you connect.

Someone hacked printers worldwide, urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie

Someone hacked printers worldwide, urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie

Over the last couple of days, Twitter users have been posting screenshots of unsolicited printouts from internet-connected printers that say that PewDiePie needs their help. Why are local printers being hacked for this pic.twitter.com/fAnNTIp6ds — madison.

How to Keep Your Smart TV from Spying On You

How to Keep Your Smart TV from Spying On You

If you still want to use the internet on your TV, you’ll need to turn off the smart settings on your telly. Find the smart settings for your device and turn them off so it doesn’t listen to your conversations.

Hotstar requesting to record ambient audio

Hotstar requesting to record ambient audio

Hotstar is recently started to requesting users to record their ambient audio for better video recommendations on its app. Users can approve to access your device microphone and recording functions for the fingerprinting process.