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- Facebook's New Privacy Changes: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly | Electronic Frontier Foundation
- Hymen renamed
- A Day in the Internet
- It will never be safe enough for that
- A breef resent histry of Teh Cowalish Co-uh Librul Partay
- Invisible Identities, Part 2: The Default Human
- Google gets real-time, but is real actually good?
– Read this before you just accept Facebook’s new privacy recommendations
– “The myths surrounding the hymen were created to control women’s freedom and sexuality. The only way to counteract this is by disseminating knowledge.”
– “Some useful comparisons for teaching about teh Interwebs …”
– “It always surprises me how often those who are most likely to condemn the quality of legal system are also those who want to give it the power to execute people. “We can be 100% sure if there’s DNA evidence”, they suggest.”
– Instant classic.
– “So erasing difference just reinforces racism, where we could be acknowledging difference as present and right and ours. The default human idea doesn’t work because none of us are. And it tries to make most people not exist.”
– “Naturally, for people who still haven’t thought through their privacy in terms of Twitter or Facebook should really think about it now; do you want your status updates appearing at the top of Google’s search results? A question especially important when Google’s CEO is happy to state on the record: “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.””