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Another release, yet another marketing company introduced to Firefox (iOS). 😔 @aral
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Has anyone else noticed settings mysteriously changing on their iDevices? I turned App Store auto-play OFF on day one of iOS 11, and today…app videos began auto-playing!

Every. Yahoo. Account. Ever.

Is this for real? I guess Verizon wasted a few dollars then, eh?

If you have an android phone laying around somewhere and you wouldn’t mind parting with it, please contact me!

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Here we go then… my book, Accessibility For Everyone, is now out! 📗

Available in paperback and ebook from A Book Apart:

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In time, the complaints may fade from view, but seriously... has me ready to ditch iPhone. After two days! Now, what do I switch to...? Mainstream Android is not an option (sorry, but Google). Oh, and I’m located in US 😏

Today I am riding 60+ miles with the WrestlingMS bike team. If you can spare anything, please consider donating to help support this awesome group: fundraise.com/les-wrestles-ms/

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Decrypting Amber Rudd

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter & YouTube (Google/Alphabet, Inc) have formed the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism and Amber Rudd is asking them to quietly drop end-to-end encryption from their products. You should not believe a single word any of those companies tells you about end-to-end encryption or privacy on their platforms ever again. PS. WhatsApp is owned by Facebook.

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Does anyone here subscribe to Tidal music streaming service? One of their selling points is having something like >48 million tracks available (more than Apple Music?). I'm seriously beginning to wonder about that claim. I've been trialling Tidal for about 2 weeks and the most glaring issue so far is the numerous duplicate tracks (identical titles). Anyone have any thoughts?

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‘Don’t Let Corporations Pick What Websites You Visit’

“net neutrality holds that the company you pay for internet access can’t control what you do online.”

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Also on our radar: forum.ind.ie/t/don-t-let-corpo

Screenshots below of the resulting exchange with carrier support. There are no time stamps; the exchange took place over about 16 hours total. Any other ideas? CC. @aral
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So, they are asking for make/model of my device. Why would this be relevant to the following error? ->
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I am currently DMing customer care account for my carrier over on the bird site in hopes that they will finally offer up a fix...

Apologies for not being very loud on here...I hope this is not a symptom of being banned? Also, partly b/c at the moment it appears I can only access this from my US cellular provider when connected over VPN

@hugo If setting up an instance with masto.host and using a personal domain, what would the resulting profile URL look like?

What are your thoughts on message previews in notifications? I currently have them disabled unless my device is unlocked, but the norm/default (even the expectation) seems to be that previews would be enabled, thus allowing any passersby to also read your incoming messages.

@aral The Google Contributor popovers are here...and in Safari. Yes, I'm running @better

I can't access mastodon.social over the Sprint network in the U.S., except when connected via VPN. Is there anyone here seeing the same?