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Trying to use nextcloud social app, but maybe it's just not ready yet. I can't see any messages from here on there or vice versa

@strypey

Back in the GTalk days, you could talk to your entire Google contacts list via federated XMPP.

So even back then I had way more contacts on XMPP than GNUSocial or Identica.

Google played a large role in killing off XMPP usage and the day they announced sunsetting GTalk was when I realized they're just another embrace-extend-extinguish monopolist.

Society needs self-hostable, scalable and functional alternatives to surveillance capitalist systems of manipulation and censorship.

Here's the direct link to the findings from those documents:

parliament.uk/documents/common

It is really quite damning.

* Facebook deliberately obscured from users what information they were collecting about them & how to opt out

* Facebook used its monopoly to cripple competing applications and services

* Facebook signed agreements to acquire data other app developers collected in exchange for some of its own

* Companies could circumvent user permissions by signing an agreement with Facebook

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installed OpenBSD on my Thinkpad this morning, dual booting with Manjaro(which I'm thinking about replacing). Next, I might try to install OpenBSD on a Raspberry Pi 3. Just doing it to learn more about BSD.

I'm gonna keep posting this until one of you fucking boosts it

@webgefrickel@mastodon.social will there be a part 2 for the modern mutt setup blog post? In the meantime, I'm going to try and piece it together.

Just realized that sdf has an xmpp server!

Who is using xmpp? I need to get some friends and family on there. Also, my wife is probably getting irritated with me changing messaging apps so much.. we've been using Deltachat for a few months and I like it, but thinking about using Conversations again.

Now that it's May 25, can I stop getting emails about privacy policies? On the other hand, I could use it as a list of old accounts I should just delete.

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Mastodon @ SDF

"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko