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So, it seems scifi.fyi is down and my account there may be lost forever. Thanks Ilúvatar we are federated!

european friends are pals, american friends are ntscs

Every day is a new day to discover a new fucking privacy-washing organization.

Today, let's meet the "Futur of Privacy Forum", funded by :
- Facebook
- Google
- Microsoft
- Amazon
- Adobe
- Palantir
- Uber
- Verizon
- 23andMe
- Criteo

fpf.org/about/supporters/

I don't know if I have to laugh, cry, or throw up!...

Thanks @aral for this discovery

Stablecoin, i.e. sell monopoly money for real money and accrue interest on the stash of real money

password generators are shit because they have to rely on the random number generators in your computers and software that the NSA obviously controls

the most secure password generator is putting a cat on your keyboard because nobody knows what the hell those devils think, not even the NSA

Do I really want to learn about social media from the people who failed at making a social network?

A spaceship landed in the park, and an alien emerged.
"Greetings," it said. "Take us to your leader."
A passing jogger stopped. "Uh, I can-"
"We were not addressing you," the alien said, "but the ghosts. They do outnumber you."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

@SDF @smj The SDFARC net has a rather large number of check-ins tonight so far. Hopefully people are listening at anonradio.net

This is insane: You destroyed a pin on your vintage chip while modding the board? No worry! Just decap the chip a little bit with a Dremel and solder a jumper directly to the bond wire! The real component/chip-level repair... #electronics

hackaday.com/2019/03/21/a-stea

A few months ago, Microsoft decided to collaborate with Google and drop its web engine in favor of Google's.

Earlier this week, Google blocked all ad blockers, and now Microsoft has de-listed UBlock Origin (a powerful ad-blocker). Without real choice, monopolies will dictate what you see and do on the Internet.

Real choice comes with Free/Open Source Software.

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