--> "Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen": https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/may/18/amazon-ring-largest-civilian-surveillance-network-us
If someone tells you natural medicine is a scam / doesn't work, realize I've cured my five year long insomnia by himalayan sea salt and herbal tea...in three days! The saltless diet recommended by doctors and vegans is the real scam, and seriously hurts people: https://raypeat.com/articles/articles/salt.shtml
If you think there's a lot of frauds in the tech side of things, well...don't get into health research, or you might get a stroke.
Is GDPR worth the paper it’s printed on? According to these fine folks, “browser fingerprinting … incognito mode detection … geolocation … anonymous user detection”, etc., are all apparently GDPR-compliant without consent if done for “fraud protection.”
Too Bad, Zuck: Just 4% of U.S. iPhone Users Let Apps Track Them After iOS Update https://gizmodo.com/too-bad-zuck-just-4-of-u-s-iphone-users-let-apps-tra-1846851013
Signal created targeted ads for Instagram that show the personal data that Facebook collects about you and sells access to.
They were blocked.
A new @accessnow report concludes digital vaccine certificates “threaten human rights by creating space for exclusion and discrimination to flourish, and posing serious long-term threats to the privacy and security of millions of people across the globe.” https://www.accessnow.org/covid-19-vaccine-passports-threaten-human-rights/
Inventive grandson builds Telegram messaging machine for 96-year-old grandmother
Things you'll never hear from "Doctors" Fauci and Gates: Boston University study suggests seniors with enough vitamin D have reduced risk of dying from coronavirus
Curious if anybody knows a noob-friendly way to get DNS info passed through Pi-Hole to also be hidden from an ISP. I’d like the ISP to not see the traffic/site info while also benefiting from Pi-Hole. I’m using a VPN on each device now for when I want that, but with speed penalties. Maybe DoH or something out of the Pi-Hole? I’m kind of ignorant of all the details involved. Looking for best of both worlds.
**Physical inactivity linked to more severe COVID-19 infection and death**
"Physical inactivity is linked to more severe COVID-19 infection and a heightened risk of dying from the disease, finds a large U.S. study."
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