Android Platform Getting More and More Risky @falkvinge @gappsupdates @airbnb @mxdataapps #nsa #gchq #angrybirds #permissions #snowden #gnu #copyleft

It’s no longer news that the NSA and GCHQ are using ‘leaky apps’ such as Angry Birds to gain access to people’s data on their mobiles. That I can write that with conviction and that it is considered the ‘new normal’ is disturbing enough in itself. Additionally, there are more and more malware attacks on […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Or Not

Photo from mysterynet.com. It’s interesting that somehow a Christian holiday that celebrated a supposed saint who used to marry people against the orders of the state (primarily soldiers) and which is most famous for Chicago gang-land killings is somehow now a Hallmark holiday in which googly-eyed people can’t get restaurant reservations because they’ve all been […]

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Are Banks Safe? (Continued) Will politicians steal your pension right out of your bank? #agorism #gloriousagoristfuture

Picture from accompanying Reuters.com article. I hadn’t really planned on doing a long series on bank safety before suggesting alternatives to today’s banking, but it seems that banks and politicians are trying to make it easier to show how unsafe banks are becoming these days. It’s been seen in Cyrpus that people have had their […]

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