I Cut the ‘Big Five’ Tech Giants From My Life. It Was Hell

Zesde en laatste deel in de geweldige reeks door Kashmir Hill: I don’t think I could have done this cold turkey. I needed to wean myself off various services in the lead-up, like an alcoholic going through the 12 steps. The tech giants, while troubling in their accumulation of data, power, and societal control, do […]

German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook’s Whole Ad Business

Wired: “The FCO’s theory is that Facebook’s dominance is what allows it to impose on users contractual terms that require them to allow Facebook to track them all over,” Khan says. “When there is a lack of competition, users accepting terms of service are often not truly consenting. The consent is a fiction.” Historisch.