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Different is the new Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 250,000 people (worldwide) and taken us to the brink of economic ruin but that does not mean that we should give up on civil…

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Metadata: Why You Should Care About It

This article is written by guest blogger Geoff Glave, a Decentralist at Manyone. Several messaging apps claim that their communications are encrypted “end-to-end”—meaning no one can read your messages. So when…

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A Tale of Two Internets

If you don’t live under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Facebook—but have you ever heard of Automattic—one of Facebook’s primary rivals? You’re probably familiar with many of Automattic’s famous products…

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Workplace by Facebook: Zuckerberg wants to share his God-like powers with your boss

What god-like powers does Mark Zuckerberg have? Well, for starters—he divides populations by spreading fear and misinformation, all while making astronomical amounts of money. Another power that one might not…

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Think contact tracing just for medical purposes? Think again

For the past three months I’ve been warning people about the dangers of contact tracing. I’ve said that if we continue to use centralized services to monitor potential spreaders of…

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Clearview AI’s Threat to Privacy

Until recently, Canada’s Federal Police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) was buying facial recognition services from American tech company, Clearview AI—founded by known phisher and racist alt-right extremist Hoan Ton-That. As a…

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Back to the future

Ahh good old Marty McFly. Who would have thought that going back and forth between the past present and future would create so many funny and interesting problems? Sadly, life…

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