Big Tech Companies Donated Nearly $2 Million to Republican 'Sedition Caucus' https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2021/01/21/big-tech-companies-donated-nearly-2-million-republican-sedition-caucus
Itvan Kebadian’s art of protest
His murals in Paris document clashes between demonstrators and police https://www.economist.com/books-and-arts/2021/01/23/itvan-kebadians-art-of-protest
A radical vision for a Green New Deal https://rsa-events-a7ace734.simplecast.com/episodes/a-radical-vision-for-a-green-new-deal-rG6RnWKl
The #Zoom Boom: It Matters Which Tech Tools You Choose to Work from Home
A new article for the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, by our Programme Director Christy Lange, asks: how secure are the digital tools that have become a part of our everyday life?
Digital control: how Big Tech moves into food and farming (and what it means) https://grain.org/e/6595
Doublecheck > a quiz showing how difficult it is to analyze the content and the context of an image to recognize whether it is reliable or not on social media. Find it at #TheGlassRoom @Info_Activism@twitter.com @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com #DD15 https://twitter.com/azoubig/status/1349030192518455306
Who Will Control the Software That Powers the Internet? https://a16z.com/2021/01/14/internet-control-crypto-decentralization-community-owned-operated-networks/
Check out the gifts that people –– including the CEOs of @Boeing@twitter.com, @Ford@twitter.com and @Apple@twitter.com –– gave Trump. (from his final financial disclosure report, released today) https://int.nyt.com/data/documenttools/trump-donald-j/45faa29051c5c338/full.pdf
RT #bibsen From bursting your #filterbubble to clearing your location data, there are many simple & powerful steps you can take to improve your #digitalwellbeing, #privacy & security. Explore the @Info_Activism@twitter.com Data Detox Kit as part of your #TheGlassRoo…
Where surveillance cameras work but the justice system doesn’t https://restofworld.org/2021/mexico-city-security-theater/
For background, here's a piece from early 2018 we've written on the use of campaign apps with examples from the Dominican Republic, France, India, the UK, and US.
(Available in Arabic, English, Khmer, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian.)
Google Details Patched Bugs in Signal, FB Messenger, JioChat Apps https://thehackernews.com/2021/01/google-discloses-flaws-in-signal-fb.html
"...when we rely on technologies to work from home, we have to think about what kind of future we want and what we are willing to live with."
Zuckerberg’s WhatsApp follies: Tight integration with Facebook is a way of selling your data to advertisers and others https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/toi-edit-page/zuckerbergs-whatsapp-follies-tight-integration-with-facebook-is-a-way-of-selling-your-data-to-advertisers-and-others/
#TheGlassRoom “Doublecheck” offers an opportunity to try out your skills in identifying visual mis- and dis-information.
Biden Has a Peloton Bike. That Raises Issues at the White House. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/19/us/politics/biden-peloton.html
A good place to start caring for your digital wellbeing:
Google threatens to shut down search in Australia if digital news code goes ahead https://www.theguardian.com/media/2021/jan/22/google-threatens-to-shut-down-search-in-australia-if-digital-news-code-goes-ahead
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