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By age 35 you should know better than to make pronouncements about what someone should have done by a particular age.

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Dmitry Bogatov was arrested in Moscow under charges that profoundly misrepresented how the Tor Internet anonymization service works.

He has been cleared of all charges and is officially free. twitter.com/freeBogatov/status

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Congress attempting to functionally extinguish copyright term limits, extend copyright protection to 140+ years; the 11th such extension in the past 40 years.

wired.com/story/congress-lates

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In a victory for privacy, the Fourth Circuit ruled yesterday that forensic searches of electronic devices carried out by border agents without any suspicion violate the U.S. Constitution. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/four

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Copying from a thread of #GDPR jokes:

- Do you know a good GDPR consultant?
- Yes.
- Can you give me his e-mail address?
- No.
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GDPR time everyone!! If you've been wondering how the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation legislation applies to Matrix, our current thoughts are up at matrix.org/blog/2018/05/08/gdp

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Excellent news: Canadian police have dropped computer hacking charges against a 19-year-old who downloaded openly available information from a public records website. halifax.ca/home/news/police-co

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Every time I touch fuse for anything I want to set my laptop on fire and run off to live in the woods

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Puppy photography sessions.
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This thread is unbelievable from several angles. TW: abortion, Richard Stallman, glibc. sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2

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masto elephant is named florence pass it on

TFW you remember just as you've poured the batter that you were going to make cupcakes this time, but then realize there are no losers in baking

Trying to (manually) clean up my history on Instagram, and got a temporary block for unliking posts too fast.

Sigh. This is not encouraging me to keep the account open.

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me if i ever have to explain mike cole to anybody

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Internet, 2002; claiming that you're over 18 so that websites will let you in.

Internet, 2018: claiming that you're under 16 and in the EU so that websites cannot track your data

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We didn't have to look far for our next Executive Director.

As Project Manager since 2015, Isabela Bagueros has led teams in collaborative strategy building and roadmapping unprecedented at Tor. 🥅

"Isa’s contributions to Tor are too many to name here."

Congrats, Isa!
blog.torproject.org/announcing