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Archive for the ‘Privacy’ Category

Meet Inrupt: for a decentralized web and new data ownership model

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/27

On my list of things to try:

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, launches Inrupt, a start-up that will take the Solid open source platform and “Solid movement” to the next level with the backing of Glasswing Ventures. A look at the what and why.

For now, I have two WebIds and need to figure out how to link them (:

Hopefully the video below will help with that.


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When archiving in the WayBack machine returns error 400: clear your cookies

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/08/16

When archiving pages in the WayBack machine, despite Privacy Badger having set to “save no cookies”, it still managed to set truckloads of cookies.

So I used the Chrome settings in chrome://settings/content/cookies to disable cookies and now everything is fine.


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Posted in Chrome, Google, Internet, InternetArchive, Power User, Privacy, WayBack machine | Leave a Comment »

PSD2 and privacy

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/12/20

The problem is that with PSD2 it takes just one party to allow access to two sides of the hatchway: their side of their transactions and your side if the transactions you are involved in. So if you want privacy, you cannot protect against this.


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Nooit toestemming gegeven, toch in het EPD? Check het zelf! | Platform Bescherming Burgerrechten

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/09/10

[WayBackNooit toestemming gegeven, toch in het EPD? Check het zelf! | Platform Bescherming Burgerrechten:

Burgers ontdekken dat hun medische gegevens in het systeem staan en door verschillende partijen zijn geraadpleegd, zonder dat ze daar ooit toestemming voor gaven. De enige manier om zeker te weten dat je dossier niet via het systeem beschikbaar wordt gesteld, is door dit zelf na te vragen.


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Akismet GDPR notification: enabled

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/05/30

I saw the below notification recently, but it was already enabled.

Akismet & Privacy.

To help your site be compliant with GDPR and other laws requiring notification of tracking, Akismet can display a notice to your users under your comment forms. This feature is disabled by default, however, if you or your audience is located in Europe, you need to turn it on.

Please enable or disable this feature. More information.


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Posted in Development, GDPR/DS-GVO/AVG, Power User, Privacy, SocialMedia, Software Development, Web Development, WordPress, WordPress | Leave a Comment »

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