The inevitable consequences of this country cutting off its nose to spite its face https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/jul/19/spanish-woman-in-uk-for-44-years-sacked-over-post-brexit-rules
“Human rights activists, journalists and lawyers across the world have been targeted by authoritarian governments using hacking software sold by the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, according to an investigation into a massive data leak.”
I’m shocked, SHOCKED, I tell you!
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
German Chancellor Confronted over Blocking Patent Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines
🚨This is the last hour to apply to be our new contractor looking at technologies being used in schools around the world!
UK politics / a brief summary of COVID politics
Old people: “Crap, we could actually die from COVID. Let’s lock down the country.”
Young people: “okay, we’ll put our entire lives on hold for over a year to save your lives.”
Olds: “Woop woop, we’re all vaccinated!”
Young: “Maybe you could keep lockdown going a little while longer so we can be vaccinated too?”
Olds: “HOW DARE YOU VIOLATE MY CIVIL LIBERTIES!”
Skating Rink Boots Black Teen Misidentified by Facial Recognition System https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/07/15/skating-rink-boots-black-teen-misidentified-facial-recognition-system
“This page is hosted on a Casio fx-9750GII graphical calculator”
…And it loads faster than 99% of your privacy-destroying tracker-laden bullshitware.
Your occasional reminder that transphobic policies are bad for everyone, and that they target anyone who isn't performing a gender well enough according to the rules of whomever has decided to be the gender police at that particular time and place.
Love me, a cis woman, who is tall enough and has short enough hair to get called "Sir" now and again.
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