Following on my earlier post, here’s a pocket guide to border crossing from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
The Best of the Internets
While focused on debugging video games, the broader lessons of this post apply to debugging any form of interface.
- We’ve lost control of our personal data
- It’s too easy for misinformation to spread on the web
- Political advertising online needs transparency and understanding
These are complex problems, and the solutions will not be simple. But a few broad paths to progress are already clear. We must work together with web companies to strike a balance that puts a fair level of data control back in the hands of people
I hope it happens.
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Digital equity is something we should all be fighting for and Kelly McCarthy is on the front lines.
My friends at Center Centre were just featured in Wired! Congrats!
If the FCC rules are eliminated, ISPs would not have to get consumers’ explicit consent before selling or sharing Web browsing data and other private information with advertisers and other third parties. The FCC issued the rules when it was led by a Democratic majority last year.
Even HTTPS won’t be able to save us.
Nice to see a detailed comparison like this!
I love this post from Dave on making screencast snippets smaller by choosing video files over GIFs.
A useful update from Jason. In particular, this bit makes me happy but similarly sad as a lost opportunity:
The new responsive image standards makes it possible for us to experiment with different types of image formats without breaking the web. … Unfortunately, I haven’t seen much experimentation happening in this space.