Watching you watch - the tracking ecosystem of tv streaming https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2019/09/18/watching-you-watch-the-tracking-ecosystem-of-over-the-top-tv-streaming-devices/
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Debian 10 "Buster" has been released! We've got our new VPS templates built, and they'll be live soon! https://faelix.link/debian10
According to https://www.cbeci.org/ it looks like each Bitcoin transaction wastes the same energy as a lightning strike.
Thanks @MigratingDragns@twitter.com for taking a detour, stopping by, and talking about Dastardly-over-HTTPS with us.
Following the uproar over @ISPAUK@twitter.com's #InternetVillain award, @firstname.lastname@example.org and @email@example.com from @firstname.lastname@example.org sat down to talk about why people are so upset about it:
Nice work by @email@example.com!
Hey @ISPAUK@twitter.com, not sure that nomination of yours is working out as planned. Villainy seems to be in fashion right now.
Inspired by @firstname.lastname@example.org & @email@example.com our DNS-over-HTTPS service with @firstname.lastname@example.org filtering and @email@example.com resolving is free to use : https://www.netweaver.uk/dns-over-https/
For the people asking whether email tracking pixels are subject to GDPR and similar EU/UK privacy laws, the answer seems to be YES.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) just published updated guidance on cookies and pixels here: https://ico.org.uk/media/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/guidance-on-the-use-of-cookies-and-similar-technologies-1-0.pdf
"Behavioural advertising is out of control!" Looking forward to hearing about @ICOnews@twitter.com' enforcement actions. https://faelix.link/icortb
"Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch." https://faelix.link/wapofirefox
"Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch." (don't send DoH to Cloudflare) https://faelix.link/wapofirefox
Climate crisis, decade-old promise to reduce subsidies, but some G20 countries will pump even more cash into coal. https://faelix.link/g20coal
We'll be updating our CRM shopping module because the cart review step costs ~30% of sales. TIL! https://faelix.link/cartconvert
Decision by @ICANN@twitter.com: @Amazon@twitter.com wins rights to .amazon GTLD. But of course it does. FFS. https://faelix.link/dotamazon
Feeling fresh after our 13th birthday celebrations last night. And we're looking sharp this morning, even if we do say so ourselves — check out our new website and branding! https://faelix.net/
Happy 13th birthday to us! Celebrating by playing with our new toy: an instant online leased-line quote-o-matic. https://faelix.link/leasedline
Time to deploy all the #DoT #DNScrypt #privacy extensions on our recursive #DNS resolvers: just a few lines in our @SaltStack@twitter.com states, a bit of @firstname.lastname@example.org magic (thanks, @PowerDNS_Bert@twitter.com and @SinodunCom@twitter.com)… and open #DoH DNS-over-HTTPS is ready for service at https://rdns.faelix.net/
We troll bots for a living. This one made 3.7M unsuccessful HTTP requests in 24 hrs, and we responded to each with a js cryptographic challenge, which effectively tarpits the bot by sucking up CPU resources. Expensive, Lambda CPU resources. This guy's AWS bill is going to be nuts
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