You will notice that the people most loudly proclaiming today, that they've implemented the google "don't track me" header, are the same people who were most zealously renaming every git repository's master branch to "main" when Microsoft told them to.

@freakazoid
I'm imaging a little fat hairy guy with a cigar and a Brooklyn accent saying "They want green?! Print reusable on the box, that's green!"

Not gonna update my websites to add the stupid dont-track-me-bro header. I don't need to beg to the gods of personal data to grant my visitors a reprieve from tracking. If people care then they'll stop using Chrome. If states care then they'll sanction big G.

@thegibson
Hmm more than 2 devices, gets a little sketchy...

Re-keying after removing devices (while not every device is guaranteed to be connected) a little harder.

Ability to delete messages and having them no longer decryptable by new versions of the key, hard mode...

Not impossible, but not trivial.

@rru142 @lain
I have nothing positive to say about the US legal system, it's brutal and inhumane. But I would be very surprised if such a thing as that ever appeared in the US.

@raj
If you've got a question, I can see if I've got some ideas...

It gets even more interesting when we will discuss about how 17 years of federal knowledge regarding coronaviruses have been recently, gently -- free as in beer -- offered via the form of patents to companies which produce sars-cov-2 vaccines!

#Covid_Lockdowns_Investigation

I have a computer at my house which has a hardware problem causing it to hard reboot at least once per day.
It turns out to be super useful for battle-testing software which does data storage.

The best thing about bad ideas is that the evil they can cause is usually limited by the ineptitude of the people implementing them.

@yes @lanodan
If it's about security, you just bind your encryption keys to the bootloader hash and then let the bootloader pass them along to the kernel for decrypting the disk drive. Trusted boot is indeed a bunch of snakeoil and fail.

@lanodan @yes
Fair enough, I was a bit thinking of early printk having some well known place to write to before you've probed the video controller. But realistically we're talking about a virtual serial port here...

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