#DeleteFacebook? #DeleteTwitter? #FatLotOfGood that will do you

Lisa Vass, at Sophos’s Naked Security blog: A study published on Monday found that when it comes to protecting our privacy, it isn’t quite that simple. In fact, we don’t have to actually have a social media profile in order to be known, thanks to the fact that all our predictable friends and colleagues can …

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Upcoming Version of Google Chrome Will Make It Harder to Block Ads

Upcoming Version of Google Chrome Will Make It Harder to Block Ads On the one hand, there have been some very sketchy browser extensions (and a few reputable ones that either got taken over or hacked) found and purges from the Chrome App Store of late. On the other hand, the optics of this proposed …

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I’m Marie Fucking Kondo and You Can Keep All Your Fucking Books, You Ingrates

Felipe Torres Medina, writing for Points in Case: I know you guys are not used to listening to a small-framed Asian woman speak with authority, but I’m going to say this once and for all: You can keep all your fucking books, you ungrateful motherfuckers. All I wanted was to spark a little joy in …

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The army sent my child a 66-page recruitment magazine and it’s utterly vomit inducing

Emily Apple: But this isn’t the point. In a parallel universe, he could be ideal cannon fodder for today’s army. He’s grown up in a rural town. Escaping to university is now a costly business, and it’s easy to see how glossy pages promising adventure and gaming offer a convenient way out. Then add into …

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Nigel Lawson created a climate science denying apparatus in the heart of Parliament

Mat Hope: At the age of 86, Lawson last week stepped down as chair of the climate science denying campaign group, the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). Founded in 2009, on the eve of the UN climate conference in Copenhagen, the group’s task was to cast doubt on the climate science and lobby policymakers to …

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