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In Through the Back Door

Break encryption for one, and you break it for all – leaving every file on every computer accessible by everyone.

How can the result be anything but anarchy?

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What the FLoC?

best and brightest minds in technology, would be the most vibrant and innovative companies in the world. Yet, a couple of recent reports reveal that their lead may be slipping. 

Facebook is a $100 billion/year advertising company that has no problem using AI and algorithms to create incredibly accurate profiles of every single user.  Yet, they cannot make the AI accurate enough so as not to mislabel people as primates?

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The Decentralists – Hot Topix: An Epic Victory?

In a high profile trial, Epic Games has challenged the up-to-30% cut Apple takes from purchases – arguing that the App Store was monopolistic. 

Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers has finally made her decision…

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Flat on its Facebook

The real cause of Facebook’s outage problems is centralization –  also known as The Cloud.

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The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Proton Torpedoed

ProtonMail is used by journalists whistle blowers and activists all over the world precisely because its is secure, private and untraceable.

Until recently that is.

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The Arrogance of Big Tech

What is it about technology companies and their nearly universal disregard for users, regulators and even society? Swimming in huge piles of cash like Scrooge McDuck, have they forgotten the difference between right & wrong?

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Guilt by Association

Google Maps is a very convenient navigational tool used by millions around the world however, this ‘free’ tool comes at a potentially very high price. The convenience of having a phone with built-in GPS allows you to find your way around an unfamiliar city while on vacation, but it can also land you in hot water if police execute a geo-fence warrant – and your phone happens to be on the list.

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