Wait wat holy shit… Linus apologizes and talks about the future and his behavior on the LKML o.O
Hackers came out on this day in 1995. I’ll probably watch it tomorrow.
You know the thing about this stupid EU stupid proposals day has been that it drew valuable attention away from my favourite EFF headline ever https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/yes-you-can-name-website-fucknazisus
Fediverse, I have a request.
If you know a woman that is:
-from Ethiopia, Sudan or South Sudan
-Has an interest in Digital Safety and Security
Can you have them reach out to me? (DM if you need an email addy instead) We’ve a Safe Sister Digital Safety Fellowship specifically for them, and applications are open until September 28 and I’d like to send them information.
Bad news for the European branches of the decentralized web. Not only did #copyrightfilters and the #linktax pass EU Parliament, the Commission introduced new anti-terrorist proposals that would need you to be available 24/7 to police your network for "terrorist content".
It's time to make your voice heard in Brussels. Start with subscribing and following https://edri.org/ -- the reps for digital rights groups in the EU.
The release video is out! Check out the new features in GNOME 3.30.
it's a wonder
that I wander
with a stranger
on the bank
where the quicksand
is so thick and
whisks a portion
of my life
amidst the squirming
I am learning
fears I've held
and letting go
I finally know
I was afraid
of just myself
For more details on this stage of #article13, I wrote a piece for EFF here: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/fake-compromises-real-threats-next-weeks-eu-copyright-vote
We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.
ICYMI: In July I presented at the Circle of HOPE about the amazing things that the Qubes operating system makes possible, like
- opening email attachments in "disposable VMs"
- managing anonymous identities with Whonix
- keeping secrets like password databases, PGP keys, and sensitive documents stored in vaults without Internet access
- anonymously connecting to VPNs over Tor
How did "the quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog" become the typical sentence that contains all letters of the alphabet and not "sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow" which is objectively a million times cooler
Grab your 20-sided dice and one of our four brand-new wordlists drawn from fan-created Wikia pages for Star Trek, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, and Harry Potter, to create strong, memorable, extremely random passwords. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/08/dragon-con-diceware
he likes tea
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