"We find that Zoom has “rolled their own” encryption scheme, which has significant weaknesses. In addition, we identify potential areas of concern in Zoom’s infrastructure, including observing the transmission of meeting encryption keys through China."

Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto: A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings - The Citizen Lab


No more web client for zoom, HOW CONVENIENT...
I really hope this is a genuine bug and not some kind of technique to force users to download the client now that it's super popular and used by many online events, meetups, etc.


COVID-19, UKPol, "herd immunity" 

Very much a first world problem, coffee 

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Very much a first world problem, coffee 

Ugh, Apple have bought Dark Sky and are killing the Android app, API and website. For fucks sake...

In these unprecedented times, it's important to start every paragraph with "In these unprecedented times".

COVID-19, UKPol, Manchester 

COVID-19, UKPol, Manchester 

@nickbarreto @cubicgarden

There's no emergency notification system set up in the UK, so it's somewhat ad-hoc

A COVID-19 statistics PSA from your local health data scientist 

UK / COVID-19 

@torgo Why wouldn't it be?

If the status quo ante were to be maintained it would be an Irish Ltd who's the data controller, would that make you think twice about the legality?

My biggest worry now, though, is that the ICO is weak and incompetent. The Irish DPC is too but data subjects have the EDPB and CJEU as a backstop there.

@torgo (the UK GDPR is literally just the EU GDPR with the cross-border bits deleted and powers that the Commission had now rest with the Secretary of State)

@torgo you'll still be covered by the EU GDPR until the end of the transition period, then the UK GDPR going forwards. The latter maintains the extraterritoriality of the former.

Wow, Github's new notifications beta feature was really jarring. Felt like reading someone's half-read, half-new Outlook inbox. Do not want.

ICANN's Chairman says the community's opposition to the private equity takeover of .ORG is making this "a challenging time" for ICANN and the Internet Society. Let's keep challenging them to stand up for nonprofits' speech. Sign the petition at savedotorg.org.

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