>A Canadian sex toy manufacturer has agreed to hand over $4 million to settle a privacy lawsuit after it was discovered its “smart vibrator,” the We-Vibe 4 Plus, secretly collected highly sensitive personal data, right down to the date and time the device was used. >The lawsuit — filed in the U.S. in September 2016 — alleged We-Vibe manufacturer Standard Innovation designed its app to collect and record intimate and sensitive data on use of the vibrator, including the date and time of each use as well as vibration settings (like “pulse,” “peak” and “cha cha cha”). The We-Vibe requires users to download the app, called We-Connect, so users and their partners to control the Bluetooth-equipped vibrator’s settings remotely. http://globalnews.ca/news/3308543/we-vibe-privacy-lawsuit-settlement/
Devuan considers enacting Code of Conduct. Devuan, the once devil-may-care total fork of Debian, once linked to virulent internet sexism and gamer-gate affiliated image forums by Debian Developer Russel Coker, has mulled the option of enacting a Code of Conduct when one of its female members was insulted: > https://botbot.me/freenode/devuan/2016-05-25/?page=2 >jaromil today i was scrolling through http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Timeline_of_... >golinux Well, I tried but couldn't find anybody. Then nextime popped up >jaromil jeez. we need to take precautions. and also I get the point from Sarah Mei we need a code of conduct on-line and later for on-site http://www.sarahmei.com/blog/2015/02/01/the-fos... > its never too early for that > >golinux One can only control one's own actions. ;) > >jaromil ah the wise one ... >Wizzup he is doxed? >jaromil that's him. we have a dossier yes Devuan has been criticized for taking a "who gives a damn" and "real admins do it all by hand themselves every install" attitude towards security hardening scripts, and dispise in particular any mention of the "bastille" linux hardening script (originally funded by Mandrake Linux).
Curious to see the correlation between operating systems and the amount of time people users spend time on their PCs. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MK2JF5G