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  1. Feb 2022
    1. Whether a discussion fits these criteria is decided by the mods. 8. Not knowing the rules is no excuse.272 You do not have permission to send messages in this channel.

      Brilliant. So, not knowing beforehand what the moderators will arbitrarily decide is no excuse for not violating an arbitrary rule. Gotcha. 🤦‍♂️

  2. Jun 2021
    1. As an example, online datingapps add long ties on sexual contact social networks—often bydesign, as they seek to connect strangers. This has the potential toincrease disease burden even for those that do not use the services

      How can online networks with long ties increase disease burden UNLESS the implication is that, they eventually translate to physical contact?

  3. Jan 2021
  4. Apr 2020
    1. For instance, one recent blog entry from the Irish Data Protection Commission discussing events at schools borders on the absurd:“Take the scenario whereby a school wants to take and publish photos at a sports day ­– schools could inform parents in advance that photographs are going to be taken at this event and could provide different-coloured stickers for the children to wear to signify whether or not they can be photographed,” the Commission suggested. The post goes on to discuss the possibility of schools banning photographs at a high school musical, but suggests that might be unwieldy.
    1. Suddenly even linking to data was an excuse to get raided by the FBI and potentially face serious charges. Even more concerning is that Brown linked to data that was already public and others had already linked to.
    2. I could have released this data anonymously like everyone else does but why should I have to? I clearly have no criminal intent here. It is beyond all reason that any researcher, student, or journalist have to be afraid of law enforcement agencies that are supposed to be protecting us instead of trying to find ways to use the laws against us.
  5. Apr 2019