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#501 2019-02-03 06:31:16

colak
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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

Bloke wrote #316421:

Seen in a book shop in Fowey, Cornwall recently:

It’s so hysterically apt!


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#502 2019-02-06 18:23:09

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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

The quote in here is nice to see said from Msoft’s CEO, at least, whether or not it means anything.

It seems some ears are pricking up. Keep shouting.


The text persuades, the *notes prove。

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#503 2019-02-07 19:48:48

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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

A couple of EU Copyright Directive stories:

Italy, which under its previous government had been supporters of Articles 11 and 13 in the EU Copyright Directive, has now made a pretty clear statement that if the country is going to support the latest directive, it needs to protect the users of the web, and the only way to do that is to remove Articles 11 and 13. – Italy Tells Rest Of EU To Drop Articles 11 And 13 From The Copyright Directive

And

Every year, we run thousands of experiments in Search. We recently ran one in the EU to understand the impact of the proposed Article 11 if we could show only URLs, very short fragments of headlines, and no preview images. All versions of the experiment resulted in substantial traffic loss to news publishers. Even a moderate version of the experiment (where we showed the publication title, URL, and video thumbnails) led to a 45 percent reduction in traffic to news publishers. Our experiment demonstrated that many users turned instead to non-news sites, social media platforms, and online video sites—another unintended consequence of legislation that aims to support high-quality journalism. Searches on Google even increased as users sought alternate ways to find information. – Now is the time to fix the EU copyright directive


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#504 2019-04-14 06:27:30

colak
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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

Now that GDPR is in place, the US gov wants the creation of privileged access:

Now its time to deliberately and swiftly create a system that allows for third parties with legitimate interests, like law enforcement, IP rights holders, and cybersecurity experts to access non-public data critical to fulfilling their missions, – www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/redl-to-chalaby-04apr19-en.pdf


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#505 2019-04-14 09:41:49

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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

In reply to colak #317627:

[…] the US gov wants the creation of privileged access

hmm, they seem to be a tad slow in officially requesting that.

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#506 2019-04-14 18:49:20

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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

At this point, the US Government has no more say than anyone else.

On Saturday, the US government handed the last vestiges of control to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, an independent organization whose members include myriad governments and corporations as well as individual Internet users. The nearly-20-year-old ICANN was already overseeing the distribution of Internet addresses, and now it officially owns the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, or IANA, the database that stores all Internet domain names. IANA is what ensures you see the WIRED website when you type “stag-komodo.wired.com” into your browser. – The Internet Finally Belongs to Everyone, October 2016

And that includes ICANN.

But the passing of Europe’s GDPR, which allows European citizens to sue organizations that don’t minimize their gathering of personal data or allow people to control how that data is used, turned that situation on its head. Faced with potentially millions of dollars in fines, many internet domain outfits simply refused to follow ICANN’s contract, arguing that some of its requirements are illegal. – Internet overseer ICANN loses a THIRD time in Whois GDPR legal war

ICANN can do what it wants and the Registrars can do what they want. It reminds me of the old Escape Club Song:

Dance to the beat that we love best
Heading for the nineties
Living in the wild wild west
The wild wild west
The wild wild west


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#507 2019-04-17 06:06:29

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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

what will this mean to us?

Let’s Encrypt to Transition to ISRG Root


…. texted postive

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#508 2019-04-17 07:26:56

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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

bici wrote #317659:

what will this mean to us?

Let’s Encrypt to Transition to ISRG Root

I don’t think you ’ll need to worry much, unless you or your visitors use an old OS / browser combo (IE 6 – win XP ? :-) ). The page you link to has a fairly decent explanation. Maybe people using Mac 10.8 ~10.11 may need to worry a little, although I think the certificate store still updates even after Apple has dropped support for that particular OS – and that affects only Safar, other browser need to stay up to date..

For those worried, Bici’s link without the Twitter tracking code: Let’s Encrypt to Transition to ISRG Root.

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#509 2019-04-17 10:55:53

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Re: Txp cookies, visitor logging, and GDPR stuff in general

phiw13 wrote #317660:

Bici’s link without the Twitter tracking code . . .

Bici, Bici… Have we taught you nothing about the rebellion. ;)

That is a very useful link, in any case. Seems to me that these upgrade cycles that CAs have to go through are good for making people upgrade their OSs and browsers, and if they don’t, too bad for them.


The text persuades, the *notes prove。

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#510 2019-04-17 16:12:01

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The text persuades, the *notes prove。

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