Help Us Cure Online Publishing of Its Addiction to Personal Data

Since the turn of the millennium, online publishing has turned into a vampire, sucking the blood of readers' personal data to feed the appetites of adtech: tracking-based advertising. Resisting that temptation nearly killed us. more>>

Let's talk advertising

This is the first in a series of posts in which members of our still-small staff raise topics for discussion. more>>

Progress on Privacy

The internet didn't come with privacy, any more than the planet did. But at least the planet had nature, which provided raw materials for the privacy technologies we call clothing and shelter. On the net, we use human nature to make our own raw materials. Those include code, protocols, standards, frameworks and best practices, such as those behind free and open-source software. more>>

What We Can Do with Ad Blocking's Leverage

"Never waste a crisis," Rahm Emanuel is said to have said. And publishers — including Linux Journal — have one now. more>>

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