Oh man, maybe it’s a case of “when you buy a new car you start seeing more copies of that model everywhere” but in the last couple months, since I decided to quit google, I’ve only seen creepy news about google selling your data and metadata to credit card companies, insurance companies, etc.

By linking the browser to your G account it just cuts the middle man. It’s like saying, fuck it, we’re not gonna pretend anymore!

FINALLY! Succesfully self-hosting my email and moving out from gmail

Server quality score is 10/10 with DKIM, SPF, etc. However Yahoo and Outlook send some mails to spam, but I don't care much. At least mails get delivered which they didn't a few months ago.

Now to change all my logins... ugh.

Dear mastodonians who successfully self-host your email on a VPS: which one do you use? Most that I've tried have "contaminated" IP ranges and it's impossible to get emails delivered to Outlook/Microsoft and Yahoo servers.

Spanish domestic IP ranges are autobanned in all blacklists so self-hosting at home is not an option.

Thanks!

Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news

Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news

The french ANSSI (National Cybersecurity Agency) is currently developing an opensource secured OS named CLIP OS and based on
clip-os.org/en/ and github.com/CLIPOS

mastodonians: what toosl support unlocking with a hardware key? (yubikey, librem, etc)

For example: unlock encrypted partition? Log in? ssh agent?

I'll appreciate your suggestions!

Very specific question for users: what is your email stack? Provider, clients, and other tools.

I’m moving away from Gmail and the google ecosystem. Self-hosting is not an option unfortunately.

I’ll appreciate your boosts!

Very specific question for users: what is your email stack? Provider, clients, and other tools.

I’m moving away from Gmail and the google ecosystem. Self-hosting is not an option unfortunately.

I’ll appreciate your boosts!

@cfenollosa What I find quite interesting is the tone deafness of some of the commenters who either

a) perhaps trying to help suggested you could try to 'run x' or 'configure y' to block such remote control without thought as to why that isn't default, or

b) said essentially "what's the big deal Google owns Android they can do what they want and you should expect it"

Those are the type of clueless people who make software in the 'valley which is very troublesome.

If you have some time this weekend and know #arabic, #russian, #japanese, #italian, #polish or #portugese, please consider translating a few sentences of #PeerTube !

- arabic: 4% translated
- russian: 50% translated
- japanese: 24% translated
- italian: 3% translated
- polish: 58% translated
- portugese: 0% translated

If you have never joined the effort, here is how to get started: github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube

boosts appreciated :blobcat:

This is why you shouldn't use most Google services, specifically, Android:

Google developer admits to remotely changing phone settings for thousands of users

reddit.com/r/GooglePixel/comme

One of the early Monkey Island (then still called "Mutiny on Monkey Island") proposals

It was a sad day today for us in the EU today. :(

"The EU just voted to fundamentally change how the internet works"

news.vice.com/en_us/article/9k

"Google wants to kill the URL"

No

"People have a really hard time understanding URLs" is not a good enough reason to get rid of URLs

To this day, I refuse to use an AMP specific webpage as it breaks the open web. When I'm presented with an AMP link, I edit the URL to remove that component so I get the full page. "Safe" URLs will similarly cater to Google interests and I will not be using it

If other vendors go along with this, I'll write my own browser if I have to

wired.com/story/google-wants-t

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