Kategorie internet

Survival of the Richest

The wealthy are plotting to leave us behind douglas rushkoff Illustrations: Matt Huynh Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. It was by far the largest fee I had ever been offered for a talk — about […]

Der neue smarte Cyberkrieg

von Evgeny Morozov 19.5.2017, 05:30 Uhr quelle: https://www.nzz.ch/feuilleton/wanna-cry-der-neue-smarte-cyberkrieg-ld.1294475 Die Schadsoftware «Wanna Cry» kommt gerade recht: Digitalen Giganten dient das Virus als idealer Vorwand, ihr reales Reich auszubauen. Eine Polemik. Am 12. Mai fuhren zwar noch die Züge, aber die Anzeigetafeln immerhin legte das Virus «Wanna Cry» lahm. (Bild:Gernot Hensel / EPA) Die meisten von uns lassen sich […]

Trevor Paglen, der Enthüllungskünstler

CIA-Gefängnisse, Spionagesatelliten, Abhörstationen: Der Fotograf Trevor Paglen macht sichtbar, was unsichtbar bleiben soll. Seine Recherchen sind Abenteuergeschichten. Von Patrick Beuth 6. Februar 2014, 11:54 Uhr 15 Kommentare National Security Agency, Ft. Meade, Maryland © Trevor Paglen, Metro Pictures, Altman Siegel Gallery und Galerie Thomas Zander Trevor Paglen fotografiert Orte und Dinge, die es offiziell nicht gibt. […]

Why do I care about privacy if I don’t have anything to hide?

If you wear clothes, use passwords, close doors, use envelopes, or sometimes speak softly, then you do have something to hide; you’re just having trouble understanding that you already do care about privacy. Here are some references to help you understand why everyone, especially honest hard-working people, needs privacy. TechRepublic – Why ‚Nothing to Hide‘ […]

Pale Moon Webbrowser

Pale Moon is an Open Source, Goanna-based web browser available for Microsoft Windows and Linux (with other operating systems in development), focusing on efficiency and ease of use. Make sure to get the most out of your browser! Pale Moon offers you a browsing experience in a browser completely built from its own, independently developed […]

Full transcript: Time Well Spent founder Tristan Harris on Recode Decode

How technology is designed to addict us, and the ethical issues that companies should be thinking about. by Recode Staff Feb 7, 2017, 6:34pm EST Dusan Milenkovic / Shutterstock https://art19.com/shows/recode-decode/episodes/7a62e1dc-7f57-4e7a-b806-3744a1ccdd81/embed?theme=black&primary_color=%23C60018 On a recent episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Tristan Harris, founder of Time Well Spent, talked about the ways that tech is […]


GETTY IMAGES DYSTOPIAN CORPORATE SURVEILLANCE threats today come at us from all directions. Companies offer “always-on” devicesthat listen for our voice commands, and marketers follow us around the web to create personalized user profiles so they can (maybe) show us ads we’ll actually click. Now marketers have been experimenting with combining those web-based and audio approaches to […]

Unser Handy hört heimlich zu

App soll Audiotracking durch akustische Cookies enttarnen und blockieren Gruselig: Unser Fernseher kann für uns unhörbar mit unserem Smartphone kommunizieren – und dieses zu einem Spion im eigenen Heim machen. Dieses Audiotracking mittels Ultraschall wird eingesetzt, um beispielsweise auszuspionieren, welche Werbung wir sehen. Bisher gab es gegen diese akustischen Cookies keine Blockademöglichkeit, jetzt jedoch arbeiten […]

SilverPush Says It’s Using “Audio Beacons” For An Unusual Approach To Cross-Device Ad Targeting

Posted Jul 24, 2014 by Anthony Ha (@anthonyha) Making those connections is particularly important for advertisers because of the lack of cookies for tracking user behavior on mobile. As a point of comparison, Kleiner Perkins- and Sequoia-backed Drawbridge says it examines behavior on multiple devices and uses statistical models to suggest when multiple devices are […]

Beware of ads that use inaudible sound to link your phone, TV, tablet, and PC

Privacy advocates warn feds about surreptitious cross-device tracking. DAN GOODIN – 11/13/2015, 7:00 PM 1939, back when ads used to be safe. Privacy advocates are warning federal authorities of a new threat that uses inaudible, high-frequency sounds to surreptitiously track a person’s online behavior across a range of devices, including phones, TVs, tablets, and computers. […]