Combating abuse in Matrix - without backdoors.

Combating abuse in Matrix - without backdoors.

Admins running servers in particular jurisdictions then have the option to enforce whatever rules they need on their servers (e.g. they might want to subscribe to reputation feeds from a trusted source such as the IWF, identifying child sexual abuse content, and use it to block it from their server).This isn’t just about combating abuse - but the same system can also be used to empower users to filter out spam, propaganda, unwanted NSFW content, etc on their own terms.

Ottawa police conducting internal investigation into online video targeting chief, Sloly says

Ottawa police conducting internal investigation into online video targeting chief, Sloly says

“I have no idea if any member of the Ottawa Police Service or any other police service was involved in the creation or distribution of that,” Sloly said.Sloly said the service “would investigate any incident that affects our community and any incident that could affect the reputation of our service.

Why I Decided to Run a Tor Relay

Why I Decided to Run a Tor Relay

But then I watched this talk by the articulate, intelligent and passionate Tor Project developer Jacob Appelbaum (if you do nothing else today, watch it).Jacob couldn’t have made a better case for direct action, requesting of the audience:Raise your hand if you think anonymity is something that is good and you think is a fundamental human right that we should all have...

Facebook Libra: Great Message, Wrong Messenger

Facebook Libra: Great Message, Wrong Messenger

Depending on what you read or hear, Libra is one or all of: a great act of enterprise social good that will change the lives of millions of people for the better; a nightmare for American and European regulators; a desperate attempt to rehabilitate the reputation and declining readership of Facebook and its increasingly unpopular CEO, Mark Zuckerberg; or a pipedream based on a shaky premise and a yet-to-be-built infrastructure that probably won’t be built.

Should tech workers quit firms that don’t value privacy?

Should tech workers quit firms that don’t value privacy?

Hayes points out that tech workers are likely being influenced by consumers who are “increasingly aware of their data privacy rights, particularly in the advent of GDPR.” Hayes told ProPrivacy:.

Google will let you better control your privacy

Google will let you better control your privacy

Google has finally introduced an option that gives you the ability to automatically erase all your location and activity history on the Web. This is a feature that comes with the goal of putting more tools in the hands of users so they can control how your data is used.

Impersonation and Identity Theft Risk on GitHub and How to Prevent It

Impersonation and Identity Theft Risk on GitHub and How to Prevent It

Open source software is supposed to be all about the code rather than the author so this doesn’t seem like a serious problem at first, but in practice most software developers can’t verify all the code all the time, so reputation-based trust becomes a habit.

Buying Bitcoin? 4 Criteria For Choosing the Right Crypto Exchange

Buying Bitcoin? 4 Criteria For Choosing the Right Crypto Exchange

For example, CoinMarketCap lists over 100 cryptocurrency exchanges at the time of writing. If this is your first time buying cryptocurrency, you can eliminate the vast majority of crypto exchanges immediately.

How To Protect Your Personal Information On Social Media

How To Protect Your Personal Information On Social Media

Social media is a great way to express opinions, read news, keep in touch with family and friends, and watch the world burn in real time on Twitter.