Exit the GoolagSticky

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No more Flu?

Great article in Scientific American pointing out that in the 2020-2021 winter flu season, the “flu” has completely disappeared. Some will attribute this to all the dutiful citizens obeying the myriad of government decrees put in place for Corona. But those who can think clearly will realize this is because, as was known from the […] →Read more

Supreme Court on “Content Moderation”

On April 5th, 2021 Justice Thomas wrote an opinion for the Supreme Court that for the first time correctly frames the debate around internet censorship, or its politically correct euphemism “content moderation”. The censorship by Big Tech of individuals is not a matter for the much discussed Section 230, but a matter of common carriers […] →Read more

Announce: Scorched Web Wiki

Announcing the new Scorched Web Wiki project to have a community resource for all items about privacy, federated social media, and the decentralized and distributed Web 3.0 There is a ton going on in this space, and we felt that a community contributed wiki was a resource people could use to track what is going […] →Read more

Poison the data that Big Tech uses against you

https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/03/05/1020376/resist-big-tech-surveillance-data/ That is a fascinating article from MIT about how to fight back against the surveillance economy of Big Tech by poisoning the data that they are using. I think this is wildly interesting because it strikes at the Achilles heal of Big Tech, it requires your voluntary submission to their system. Yes you can […] →Read more

Stories of People Locked out of Gmail

As we talked about in Purge Gmail before Gmail Purges You, Google will lock you out of your account. It does and will happen, don’t believe us, read here: What it’s like to get locked out of Google indefinitely | by Business Insider | Business Insider | Medium https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/03/08/when-google-locks-you-out-of-your-account-begging-the-internet-for-help-is-your-first-and-last-resort/ →Read more

Paradox of tolerence

I came across in a discussion forum and it was very thought provoking, if for no other reason than as a reminder that nothing we are experiencing today is new. Comments appreciated Paradox of tolerance – Wikipedia →Read more

Purge Gmail before Gmail Purges You

Would you be wiling to forward me all your email? Can I have the password to your Gmail account so that I can read all your email you have ever sent or send in the future? If you use Gmail for your email you have already answered YES to both of those questions. By using […] →Read more

Move to a new email provider

The two best known providers of un-censored, freedom and privacy respecting email services are Fastmail and ProtonMail. I currently use them both and can say that they are fantastic. Fastmail tends to appeal to the casual user who cares about ease of use and their UI is better than anyone, even Gmail. Protonmail tends to […] →Read more

Crossing the Rubicon

Today is the day that big tech fully crossed the Rubicon. They have used power to marginalize people, they have abused the innocent and taken advantage of the system. The future is federated. The future is decentralized. The future is freedom →Read more