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Well, I got lucky.

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Imagine a government agency ordered Apple to include hashes of all documents they wanted to track into that kiddie porn database. Suddenly the government knows who's got that antivax meme JPG. Or tax protest DOC. Or an environmental report PDF.

And it's just hashes! Apple won't know what they're tracking, so they can't say "no".

Now tell me you honestly believe no government *ever* will take advantage of this invisible monitoring power.

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I don't really like Signal. I don't like Telegram either. Wire is acceptable, but also clunky. It kinda sucks that people have to basically choose and commit to one app with all of their contacts now, if IM apps were federated like e-mail and Mastodon you could just keep talking to your friends from wherever.

If your official answer to "How do I reset my password?" is "log out and click 'forgot my password'", you need to rethink your service.

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Leaked Audio Shows Oil Lobbyist Bragging About Success in Criminalizing Pipeline Protests

"We've seen a lot of success at the state level, particularly starting with Oklahoma in 2017," said Derrick Morgan of American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers ift.tt/2MscCAJ

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The resolution of a movie or video randomly jumping from 144p to 1080p feels exactly like when your nose clears up during a cold.

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From birdsite 

RT @ilumium@twitter.com
Stay safe and choose #Android apps from #FOSS app store @fdroidorg@twitter.com wherever possible.

Email: #K9mail
Maps: @osmandapp@twitter.com
Passwords: #KeepassDX
Public trans: @TransportrApp
Podcasts: @antennapod
Strava: #Runnerup
Twitter: @TwidereProject
Youtube: #Newpipe twitter.com/kostasrossoglou/st

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I feel broken
RT @Karalela@twitter.com u ever drink water rlly intensely n it's dripping down ur chin n shit but ur lettin it and in that moment u really and truly are a dirty slut for water

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i want a crisp pickle and a block of ultra sharp cheddar 😶

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I can watch unlimited free porn on the internet all day but I have to pay $15 a month if I want to read one study paper

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there should be a browser extension that intercepts requests for location info and sends false info back on your behalf

yes hello i am browsing from the middle of the Indian Ocean

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privacytools.io/ is a pretty good resource for privacy and anti-surveillance related information. You can find a lot of useful tools there.

#privacytools #privacy #encryption #surveillance #masssurveillance #software

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just changed my passwords for all websites I can remember having signed up for, plus many other ones, with secure 20-character monstrosity passwords. no-one will ever hack my ello now.

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Remember in the 90s, when teens were more tech savvy than adults, and everyone assumed that the savviest would just keep getting younger? Now it's 2017, and the people who were teens in the 90s are the most tech savvy generation and probably will be until they die.

Kids don't grow up with computers any more, they grow up with iPhones. If it's possible to learn to code on an iPhone, it's despite Apple's best efforts.

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A film everybody should have seen: Revolution OS

"Linux wasn’t so much about being an operating system as it was about putting power in people’s hands. This isn’t so true anymore. Most of the few websites that remain are commercial endeavors that often confuse “software freedom” with the mere availability of source code and a free price tag. [..] The ideas behind the free software movement are now in danger of being reduced to merely a business model for managing software in the corporate world. [..] Without community, the free tech movement will disappear — of that, you can be certain."

http://fossforce.com/2017/05/sex-love-history-free-software-linux-open-source/

#FreeSoftware #OpenSource #history #philosophy #video #software #freedom
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Whenever a website has auto-play enabled on their videos, i more often than not close the page right away. t.co/qe5swOl9Qf

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v0.15.7 is out and fixes crash when receiving malformed encrypted messages. As usual, get it now on Play Store and F-Droid!

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