weekly reel March 11, 2018
Yo. Music, with Electric Octopus, thx David.
Line Standing by Electric Octopus (bandcamp.com)
On the news,
- A good Morning Paper duo: Apps, trackers, privacy, and regulators - a global study of the mobile tracking ecosystem, and Bug fixes, improvements, … and privacy leaks. On the worsening of privacy via growing Personally-Identifying Information leaks in (Android, but iOS is probably similar) apps. Worth a though on that "User Agent" word used to refer to our web browsers and how they can indeed be agents for the user –or against, if you choose badly– by blocking trackers. Contrarily, unless rooting, no such thing is possible in apps.
- joeyh: futures of (linux) distributions, on Debian lost in language-specific packaging tools and Nix doing the right thing.
- 💩😷⚠ Donaldese: