This day in history
Tonight (June 5) at 7:15PM, I’m in London at the British Library with my novel Red Team Blues, hosted by Baroness Martha Lane Fox.
Tomorrow (June 6), I’m on a Rightscon panel about interoperability.
On Wednesday (June 7), I’m keynoting the Re:publica conference in Berlin.
On Thursday (June 8) at 8PM, I’m at Otherland Books in Berlin.
#15yrsago British Telecom’s eavesdropping software crashed browsers https://www.wired.com/2008/06/isp-spying-made/
#15yrsago Entertainment industry accuses campus laser-printers of downloading Indiana Jones https://archive.nytimes.com/bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/06/05/the-inexact-science-behind-dmca-takedown-notices/
#10yrsago Scenes from #OccupyGezi https://occupygezipics.tumblr.com/post/52217650905/a-young-girl-sells-anonymous-masks-in-taksim
#10yrsago Anonymizing is really hard really, so why is the EU acting like it’s easy? https://www.theguardian.com/technology/blog/2013/jun/05/data-protection-eu-anonymous
#10yrsago Beast Academy: grade three math textbooks in monster comics form https://memex.craphound.com/2013/06/05/beast-academy-grade-three-math-textbooks-in-monster-comics-form/
#5yrsago Rob Ford crack-smoking video is “gone” https://www.gawker.com/the-rob-ford-crack-video-might-be-gone-511254183
#5yrsago HOWTO make edible Aliens eggs and chestbursters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bxYD2fF1XA
#5yrsago Facebook is the hub of the global trade in endangered species: can securities law be used to force the company into action? https://www.wired.com/story/tusks-horns-and-claws-inside-the-fight-to-destroy-the-animal-parts-bazaar-on-facebook/
#5yrsago For more than a decade, Facebook shared your friends’ data and other sensitive info with phone makers, even after they claimed not to (they’re still doing it) https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/06/03/technology/facebook-device-partners-users-friends-data.html
#5yrsago Bayer and Monsanto merge into a new company called “Bayer” because Nazis have a better reputation than Big Ag…