Why On Earth Do Local Council Websites Need Adverts Or Trackers?

I finally got around to looking at the report that Brave created showing the results of their investigation into third-party tracking on UK local council and county websites earlier this month. The interactive map included is particularly eye-opening. There is no good reason for most of those trackers to be there. I can only presume …

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I installed a WordPress plugin to alert me to broken links in my posts. Depressingly, some of those broken links have proved impossible to fix, because there’s no copy in the Internet Archive. Which reminds me, I should that my site is being archived…

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As part of my practice of minimising the number of inboxes in my life, I’m getting back into the habit of using Pinboard to store all the links that I want to refer back to later. It can also double up as a read-later list. I’m using Spillo on the Mac, and Pinner on the …

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Sod Inspiration, Here’s a Screenful of Adverts Instead

Pinterest: How a once inspiring social media app was ruined by ads Suzana Dalul, writing at Android Authority: When it first came out, Pinterest stood out from other social media platforms because it was a place to find inspiration. You could create and curate your own boards without interacting with others, or you could follow …

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