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DRM as a prison

About Apple and Quartz, but also China and censorship: A secure building that keeps people from leaving is a prison Hardware-backed code signing that is used to prevent people from accessing uncensored news is DRM in the service of authoritarianism. … Continue reading

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Transcribing private conversations

Big Tech transcribes samples recorded from the microphones at our homes. We know this. I was honestly surprised that the Danish newspaper Politiken chose to treat the fact that Apple and Google had had private conversations of their users transcribed … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t develop for iOS

… or any other silo for that matter. There used to be a number of screen-use tracking apps on the iPhone, essentially to fight iPhone addiction. Then Apple introduced their own tool for this and started removing the competing apps … Continue reading

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Alexa might spell the end of the independent seller

If invisible interfaces succeed – which I am not entirely sure they will – Alexa will function as a barrier of entry for independents sellers. Which is probably why Amazon is so focused on it. Google, Apple and Microsoft try … Continue reading

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Asking the real questions

I seem to see stories differently from, say, most journalists. This story, about an “exploding” iPad (battery) in an Apple Store, is barely interesting, especially after it turns out there wasn’t any panic and the store reopened the next day. … Continue reading

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“Don’t do evil”

Jeg var en af dem der hoppede på Google’s “don’t be evil” slogan. Det naive deri er, at der er ekstremt få mennesker der faktisk synes at de gør noget forkert. Der er som regel et rationale der kan forklare … Continue reading

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Apple’s sag mod en kunde giver faktisk lidt mening

Angående Apple’s retssag mod en af deres kunder, hvor de insisterede på at måtte foretage en omlevering efter købeloven med en genproduceret telefon, kan man i retsakterne faktisk godt følge argumentationen. Men heldigvis er det irrelevant i forhold til købeloven. Hvad der … Continue reading

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Nok verdens bedste forbrugeranmeldelse

En anmeldelse af Apple Macbook Pro, set fra Benjamin Button: Everything about the new machine seems designed for typists. The trackpad has been made smaller, so you’re less likely to brush against it with your palm. The keys themselves are … Continue reading

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Hvad prøver Apple lige at opnå her?

Det er ikke nogen hemmelighed at Apple’s forhold til deres kunder er ensidigt, men med en retssag mod en kunde har jeg svært ved at gennemskue hvad i alverden Apple tror de kan opnå. Kunden har vundet en sag i … Continue reading

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iPhone sikkerhed

Nu hvor FBI fik adgang til en ligegyldig arbejdstelefon, tilhørende en død terrorist, uden at Apple var nød til at gøre iPhones usikre, er spørgsmålet selvfølgelig hvordan. Hvorfor er også vigtigt, men det var i hvert fald næppe fordi der var nogen … Continue reading

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