In a recent blog post, it has been announced that the main Invidious instance () will be shutting down and that Omar Roth will be stepping down as the lead developer of the project.
In either case, I consider myself extremely lucky to have people that can manage the project in future, and can only imagine what it would be like for someone without that luxury.
While the approach could potentially be used to answer many different medical questions, Penn Medicine researchers have shown that federated learning is successful specifically in the context of brain imaging, by being able to analyze magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of brain tumor patients and distinguish healthy brain tissue from cancerous regions.
Antitrust 101: Why everyone is probing Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google An internal team that tracks the worldwide usage of Google's first-party apps "also has used Lockbox data on third-party apps to show executives how Google services were performing compared to rivals," sources told The Information.
The Reynolds School will continue to do the yeoman’s work of maintaining and improving on the map; Yun says he’s particularly focused on making the process of entering data more fluid, especially now that the project is welcoming volunteers from the public.
Andrew Yang is making headlines again with a new endeavor called the Data Dividend Project that would make tech companies pay users for the personal information given up while using a company’s products and services.
Kindmetrics is a strictly privacy-focused, lightweight alternative to Google Analytics.It is the most privacy-focused analytics out there, and it is also straightforward to use with its one-page dashboard.Kindmetrics is built on being kind to you and your visitor`s privacy and data.
The Data Dividend Project aims to gather together hundreds of thousands of Americans to collectively bargain to take back your data rights that are currently being exploited by the big technology companies and data brokers.
YouTube is automatically deleting comments that contain certain Chinese-language phrases related to criticism of the country’s ruling Communist Party (CCP).The Verge found evidence that comments were being deleted as early as October 2019, when the issue was raised on YouTube’s official help pages and multiple users confirmed that they had experienced the same problem.
We’re proud to announce that the Qubes OS Project has been awarded a Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) awards program grant in the amount of 128,000 USD.
Huawei development team mails an HKSP (Huawei Kernel Self Protection) Linux patch with a backdoor to Linux Foundation, Huawei denies involvement.It was immediately scrutinized by different people including the developers of Grsecurity, a project that provides its own set of security-hardening patches for the Linux kernel.
The plan, which was projected to cost over a billion dollars and has been under development for over two years, had run into community opposition from local residents who objected to the company’s high-tech, sensor-laden vision for the city’s waterfront.
Apple and Google have been working together for the last few months on a not-so-secret project to combat the COVID-19 pandemic which uses LE Bluetooth for contact tracing while still preserving privacy.
It is unfortunate that the Tor Project needs to let go of staff during such a crucial time; however, the move was made to ensure Tor’s continuity into the future.
(Keystone) Two Swiss technology institutes have distanced themselves from a European anti-coronavirus tracing App project, saying it is not respectful enough of personal privacy.The Federal Technology Institute Lausanne (EPFL) and ETH Zurich have been participating in the “Pan-European Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing” project (PEPP-PT), which involves 130 organizations from eight countries.
The US government was reportedly already slurping up location data on millions of Americans through mobile advertisers – the same companies that are benefiting from Twitter’s new “always-on” mobile data sharing policy – even while it was meeting with Twitter and other social media platforms to gain access to their own treasure troves of user information, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited several individuals involved in the surveillance project.
(1) The controllers are obliged to take all necessary technical and administrative measures to provide a sufficient level of security in order to: a) prevent unlawful processing of personal data,.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday it would start surveying some U.S. users about their health as part of a Carnegie Mellon University research project aimed at generating “heat maps” of self-reported coronavirus infections.
Therefore, an idea came to mind: why not fork Android, remove all the Google features, even low level, such as connectivity check, DNS…, replace default apps with more virtuous apps, add basic online services, and integrate all this into a consistent form that could be used by Mum and Dad and any people without tech or expert knowledge?
Metropolitansky and Attari wondered if they could identify an individual across all other leaks that have occurred, combining stolen personal information from perhaps hundreds of sources.
For example, it has become more and more common for web developers to take “free” resources, such as fonts and scripts and use them on the websites that they design.Ethical Web Dev – Guide for ethical website development and maintenance.
At this point, we are not talking about software, code or graphics yet: we are still focusing on the uses, the reality of organizing events and the real problems faced by the people who set them up.
We’ve heard this a lot throughout the Privacy Project — even from people we found in the data after we showed up on their doorstep!None of us really has a choice to participate in tracking or not — the system just serves up location data, usually without us noticing.
NHS Digital said in an “opportunity overview” document, seen by The Register , that it has the “foundations” to create an England-wide “single, national, standardised, event-based longitudinal record for 65 million citizens within two years,” that as well as being vital for “effective, efficient and safe patient care,” will service the “delivery data and insights to medical research organisations in the NHS, academia and Life Services.”.
Earlier this week EFF released Certbot 1.0, the latest version of our free, open source tool that helps websites encrypt their traffic.The release of 1.0 officially marks the end of Certbot's beta phase, during which it has helped over 2 million users maintain HTTPS access to over 20 million websites.
Between Facebook’s Libra project and Google’s new Google Pay-linked checking accounts, Big Tech is demonstrating big plans to integrate itself into the world of digital finance.The survey, released today, polled more than 5,000 professionals working at various companies, including Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Uber.