Go Johnny go.
Good that EU countries are taking these actions. Lots more work to do.
Really good piece on BJ. Enjoyed it.
Am enjoying following along on this walk in Japan. Where are all the Nightingales.
A life well lived.
Good piece by Doc Searls
Yesterday I read this essay by Zeynep Tufecki Battlestar Galactica Lessons from Ransomware to the Pandemic
“The dynamics of digital insecurity and ransomware and related threats are eerily similar to the lead-up to the pandemic. Just like with the pandemic, the alarm has been ringing about digital security for decades, but we are just hitting snooze instead of waking up and dealing with the threat. Of course, while the parallels in terms of the nature of the threat and some of its dynamics are fairly striking, the specifics are different and matter a great deal.”
Today the Irish National Health system is undergoing possibly the most significant cybercrime attack on the Irish State
Despite all the noise to the contrary, we get some things right.
Art Show is mesmerising.
Finance and tax laws that enable this need to be revoked now. Unacceptable.
Adtech vs. iOS, explained - Open Rights Group Clear explanation from UK Open Rights Group.
Just finished: Red Dust by Ma Jian 📚
DRI Facebook Action - Digital Rights Ireland Digital Rights Ireland, who have a good track record, are taking mass action against Facebook. All affected in EU invited to join.
DPC launches inquiry into Facebook in relation to a collated dataset of Facebook user personal data made available on the internet - 14/04/2021 - Data Protection Commission. DPC needs to be properly resourced. Nowhere near at the moment.