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Alex Winzenread @NETIZEN@mastodon.social

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Hi, I'm Alex - I'm a technologist, cyberactivist, and graphic designer from scenic Boston, MA working to make the open web a better place. Follow me for toots and takes about digital culture, online policy, That Gay Shit™, typography, and the future of our shared internet! 💾 ✌️ ✨

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I am inconsolably jazzed that this platform exists. As our online cultures and rights are increasingly assaulted by powerful industries, cyberspaces like prove we won't give up our open web without a fight.

Good morning Mastodon!

I’m starting a new internship today with Emerson College’s Engagement Lab, which creates code, apps, and interactive experiences to promote civic engagement (!!!) and I’m real excited about it

I used a temp email for my Tumblr in an effort to fuck over Oath's adtech nonsense.

But now I don't remember my email and can't get back in. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allegory

gonna start cutting people out of my life in this post-GDPR landscape by telling them that I've updated my privacy policy

we, as a culture, really had an opportunity to call any sick own that happens online a " compu serve".... we had all the tools,

Tumblr tried to sneak in data collection under the radar. After a few taps, you can get a list of who they're sharing data with.

The list takes 19 screenshots to see all the names on my phone.

NINETEEN.

currently on hold with AOL support trying to cancel my netscape account

I've been transferred seven times so far

OK my official new email for all purposes is now internetexplorer@netscape.com, please update your files accordingly

i'm WEEPING about the fact that EU members can't register for a netscape email lmfao

@NETIZEN Can't access this website in my region I guess. xD
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SOMEONE PLEASE CONVINCE ME NOT TO PAY $9.95 FOR A NETSCAPE EMAIL IN 2018

WHY DOES THIS SITE STILL WORK??? getnetscape.isp.netscape.com/

Today in "I have a romantic crush on Mozilla", they just launched a new tool to share quick links to encrypted files up to 1GB. Links and files both auto-delete. Oh, and it's free. send.firefox.com/

They even put a kissy face emoji in the tweet announcing this do you guys think it means something??? I'm not blushing yOU'RE BLUSHING