Back in 2015, I predicted that once ad-blocking became common, we would be faced with server-side tracking:

You know what will happen once most of us install ad-blockers? Server-side ad SDK's, that's what. Unblockable ads, unstoppable tracking.

Well, it's here in the form of Server-side tagging in Google Tag Manager, and it's easier than the SDK I predicted. #adblock #privacy

Server-side tagging

Mon 21 February 2022

Semi-self-hosted email


You've heard of GMail and other 3rd party email, and "self-hosted email" which will make some of you cringe and trigger PTSD if you've ever tried it, but did you know there's a nice middle ground?

Tue 21 December 2021


Not really about 5G, the article mentions ways that SAPS could get hold of your data. FYI My phone was confiscated and searched at OR Tambo without any warrant. #surveillance #privacy

5G opens the gates for surveillance on steroids

Tue 06 April 2021


Great video with a LOT of information for privacy-aware smartphone users. Sadly, even us hackers have lost control of our tech. #privacy #smartphone

Spyware-Free Phones in 2021: We're being Squeezed!

Mon 05 April 2021


Analysis of how Google's FLoC can hurt users.

"FLoC is meant to be a new way to make your browser do the profiling that third-party trackers used to do themselves"

Google’s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea

Sat 06 March 2021

Privacy in social networks


They are in your Facebook, mining your data...

Mon 25 August 2008