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greetings everyone, there's already >3.5k members here, not all of them are active obviously, but there are still a lot of posts on this sub, and even more comments, i can't really meticulously go through each and every one of them if you are somewhat active in this community, and have been on lemmy (or one of the other instances) for a few months, and would like to dedicate some time to moderating this community, please pm me :)
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How to do phone verification without giving my phone?
Is there any website that lets me use another phone number and gives me the code like https://www.guerrillamail.com does for email?
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Was scrolling through my forums and came across this discussion on simplex chat, for an request for end to end encrypted offline bluetooth messaging. I thought this was a great feature but the **developer will only consider if people vote. So take a vote! **
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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/637811 > Install the open source extension > https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/mwmbl-web-crawler/
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Cross-posted from https://feddit.it/post/103189 Researchers at ETH Zurich have developd and successfully tested a new smartphone architecture called TEEtime. It mitigates the risk of censorship and avoids client-side scanning completely. The researchers hope their work leads to a change in the public perception of the smartphone ecosystem.
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The sites sending the sensitive data were operated by major tax preparation services including H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer.
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Samsung reportedly knows about that for years, but has nevertheless been using the compromised key.
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How can I have a private second identity over onion routing in matrix?
I'm using Arch Linux. Right now I think I could move the config folder and start matrix using torsocks to have a new private identity. And I would have to move the folder again to go back to the previous identity. Is this right? Using another computer is another possibility. Possibly a raspberry with Qubes + Whonix. Is there any way of using two sessions at the same time, with one of them being over onion routing?
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In Office 365 and Windows 10 lots of telemetry data is gathered and transmitted to Microsoft without Microsoft giving satisfying information about what is logged and transferred, the German Data Protection Conference says. The experts criticize that American authorities can access data stored in the European cloud without the German government having control over this.
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Technicians from overnight repair shops access personal data and sometimes also copy data from their clients' devices, researchers in Canada find. Devices belonging to females were more likely to be snooped on, and snooping tended to seek more sensitive data, including both sexually revealing and non-sexual pictures, documents, and financial information.
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Shanghai Data Exchange Goes International With First Branch In Singapore
With the mission of "building a data factor market and promoting data capitalization", the Chinese organization aims to collaborate with tech companies like Amazon AWS, Google, KPMG, Fraunhofer and others.
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Complying with the August 30 ruling that held that courts in India can direct a messaging app to disclose the information of infringers, Telegram has disclosed the admin names, phone numbers and IP Addresses of the channels which are accused of unauthorised sharing of the study material prepared by Campus Private Limited and its teacher Neetu Singh for various competitive examinations.
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Cross-posted fro: https://beehaw.org/post/205196 Controls occur randomly, on the streets or in shopping malls.
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Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.

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