An in-depth privacy and security review of Tribler, a more private BitTorrent client backed by an onion/layered encryption proxy relay network. Is it anonymous?
The Jellyfin media server can enrich your media collection with metadata from online sources. The price may be free, but the cost is metadata for metadata.
The new Microsoft Edge doesn’t currently support Windows Timeline. Here’s an extension that reintegrates the browser with Windows Timeline/Task View.
A new HTTP header enables websites to redirect their visitors using the Tor Browser to their more secure Onion site.
Websites are port-scanning your localhost. Here’s how to stop random websites from knowing what services are running on your device.
Scroll wants to be your one-stop subscription service for news published all over the web. How does it work? and can one subscription save journalism?
The FreeStyle Libre 2 can push critical glucose level alerts to your phone. Great for managing diabetes, but it also makes you trackable out in the world.
Some Bluetooth Low-energy (BLE) devices support the BLE Privacy extension that makes their location harder to track. How to test if your devices support it.
Users can now opt-in to have some of their personal data be deleted after some months. The GDPR says this should be the default, however.
You must implement the Beacon API the way WebKit deems to be “the right way” to make it work on iOS, Safari, and WebKit browsers.
A small Google AdSense publishers’ perspective on Firefox’s new cookie-blocking policy change. It can be good for the open web ecosystem in the long run.
The Australian government’s new privacy-unfriendly anti-encryption interception and surveillance law succeeds in undermining trust in Australian tech companies.
A new browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that gives people the choice to opt-out of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) in favor of the open web.
Ensure better privacy for YouTube videos embedded around the web with this new Firefox browser extension.
New browser extension integrates Firefox and Chrome browser histories with Windows Timeline. Well-received by the press despite negatively impacting user privacy.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes it clear that apps and services must delete their customers’ data when it’s no longer useful.
Brave browser pretends to be Google Chrome to avoid being blocked. You can, however, still detect it by analyzing its uniqueness.
Flattr improves customer privacy protections by automatically deleting collected data when its no longer needed for its core service.
Debian and Ubuntu have benefitted from good package reporting and analytics. It’s time Fedora Linux started collecting some more usage metrics.