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Rubbish Rider [es]
A Rubbish Rider le apasiona la fotografía. Paisajes, amaneceres, atardeceres … diferentes colores y texturas, que últimamente encuentra en edificios, algunos en ruinas, algunos habitados.
Rubbish Rider [en]
Rubbish Rider is passionate about photography. Landscapes, sunrises, sunsets … different colors and textures that he lately finds in buildings, some derelict, some inhabited.
On email, software and network23
I continuously bug my friends to get an aktivix or riseup email address. It feels so cosy, to keep your communications away from all the surveillance.
So, you are using a corporate email provider
You are not bothered that they mine your behavior to better sell your eyeballs to advertisers.
One problem, however, is that governments around the world are using these private corporations as a vast multiplier of state power. The big email providers won’t disclose how many requests for data they get from the government.
We contribute to the collection of our personal details every time we use a debit or credit card, a cell phone, when we go to the doctor, pay our utility bills and taxes, or go online (Stalder 2002). (For a comprehensive list of actions that leave a trail see Gandy 1996 p. 139).