link to peer reviewed, open access article on libraries, ICE, and information surveillance
I don't regularly post about the articles published with the journal I help edit, but today's article touches on so many things (privacy, information capitalism, supply chain ethics, privacy by design principles, vocational awe, etc.) that I can't help myself.
Sarah Lamdan, "Librarianship at the Crossroads of ICE Surveillance": http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2019/ice-surveillance/
A #mastodon exclusive! You are invited to play on a *REAL* PDP-8/e running the TSS/8 monitor (TimeSharing System 8) pictured here. There is a user contributed tutorial here:
To connect, ssh email@example.com
If you are unable to connect that means all 6 (yes, just 6) lines are in use. Remember, this is real hardware and there is NO EMULATION happening. It is the real deal! Enjoy!
Even your most basic policies are going to break down in the face of exceptional circumstances. If you’re not constantly reviewing your policies, you’re at most a few steps away from disaster. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/pranavdixit/hundreds-of-kashmiris-are-disappearing-from-their-whatsapp
After iOS 13 and macOS 10.15, this is a huge relief. Hoping the next few releases are much more stable than this year. https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/21/apple-software-development-changes-report/
iOS 13.2.2 is out! This fixes the background refresh bug, so if you’re on 13.2 this is a must-upgrade. It’s going to save my life. https://www.macrumors.com/2019/11/07/apple-releases-ios-13-2-2/
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