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#Surveillance Company Explains How to Keep Facebook From Detecting Fake Accounts in Leaked Manual
vice.com/en_us/article/jgxzvg/

In case the target [...] has a #Facebook profile where they protect information, such as their friends' list, with their privacy settings, Blackout suggests customers "recreate" the list by adding "seed" Facebook profiles to Videris. This process[...] consists in extracting names of friends analyzing their interactions' with the target such as likes in pictures.

Aaaand it's working again. Looks like the lock-out was unintended, but you never now with ...

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hmm... I can't read "public" pages without a Facebook account anymore... 🤔

"At first, only a dozen or so Blu-ray discs were affected, mostly TF1 Vidéo, M6 Vidéo, Gaumont, Fox Pathé Europa and Wild Side editions pressed in the French QOL factory. The company published a press release stating that the problem was caused by a batch of tainted resin used between June 2008 and June 2009 when adding the second layer to the Blu-ray discs. This layer begins to oxidize and peel, altering the disc over time, eventually making it unreadable."

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Just realized that two of my blu-rays from 2008/2009 can't be played anymore. The following article names the use of tainted resin during disc production as a cause for this behavior: blog.son-video.com/en/2019/02/

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It's been 7 years since Edward Snowden revealed the full scope of the NSA's mass surveillance program, something only hinted at by Mark Klein's 2006 whistleblowing over AT&T's role in illegal domestic surveillance.

wired.com/2013/06/nsa-whistleb

In the years since, the NSA and its apologists have spun their lawless conduct in two ways: first, the insisted that domestic surveillance had foiled innumerable domestic terror plots, and second, that it was all legal.

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Ja, ja, lasst ruhig kaufen. Die haben ja noch kein Soziales Netzwerk™. Außer . Und . Und . Und . Und . Und .

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Hab inzwischen Band 1 der deutschen »Metal Edition« fertig gelesen. Als Übersetzer wird (wie bei der alten Panini Ausgabe) Burkhard Höfler angegeben, die Texte wurden aber teilweise überarbeitet und manche Begriffe werden jetzt anders übersetzt (z.B "Großer Anführer" statt "Generalfeldmarschall" und "Ishval" an Stelle von "Ishbar").

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Facebook accused of trying to bypass GDPR, slurp domain owners' personal Whois info via an obscure process

theregister.com/2020/06/23/fac

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Facebook geht nach einer Recherche von BR, NDR und WDR immer noch nicht konsequent gegen rechte Hetze auf seiner Plattform vor. Das Projekt #Hassmaschine offenbart Einblicke in eine rechte Schattenwelt - und das Versagen von Facebook.
Hass im Netz: Wie Facebook versagt
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