July 18, 2021 | 15:52

Dark Pattern by Apple

From time to time I can’t avoid using Chromium. Of course without wanting to give it access to the system’s keystore. But what does Apple offer me to choose from every time I start an application: Is there a lack of capacity for the “Never allow” or “Always forbid” button? Read more

November 13, 2020 | 10:30

Example for Digital Sovereignty

What a pity, this is exactly the scenario I first expected for Microsoft. But I’m not really surprised that Apple is now ahead, what happened? The ocsp.apple.com server was apparently down and/or unreachable between yesterday and today1. Unfortunately macOS tries to reach it every time an app is opened to check if a certificate has expired2 or an app has been retracted or some more magic. Read more

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