* Posts by Sphynx

7 posts • joined 27 Mar 2018

Sync your teeth into power browser Vivaldi's largest update so far


$1 is too much...

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Not much of a browser

Sorry, but can't understand the The Registers' big hullabaloo of this browser. 15 minutes after downloading it, trying it, I completely removed it from my system realizing that it was not much of a browser.

Politicians fume after Amazon's face-recog AI fingers dozens of them as suspected crooks


Politicians fume after Amazon fingers dozens of them as suspected crooks

He he he, of course they are crooks - not suspected :)

Not API: Third parties scrape your Gmail for marketing insights


Re: Is GMAIL raping you?

No, I understand. The point - which YOU can't seem to understand - Google, Facebook and other social media services are, IN FACT the collectors, and distributors of your data to third parties such as Cambridge Analytica for one, the shady data firm who, loved to rape data that unsuspecting people left on Facebook. Google does the same with peoples' data with their own analytics and others'. Here is the point: The surrendering of authority by Google, Facebook, and other social media to third parties is not ethical even though their terms and conditions tricks you to agree to their shady 'moral principal'.


Is GMAIL raping you?

I will second that. Seems to me that Facebook, Google and certainly other social media services turned to human trafficking to make money. Why should this be legal??

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update downs Chrome, Cortana


Try Linux. Once I did, I never looked back . I use Windows so that I can use Adobe's Photoshop and Lightroom, otherwise, I can do everything else in Linux and enjoy it. I ran out of time waiting for Windows to update every Tuesday. Linux Mint is my favorite, solid as a rock. Manjaro/Arch Linux is good, too.

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