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#WeekendTips: send us your unused smartphones via our Recycling program ♻️📲 frphn.co/recycle
✅ you get to make more space in your drawers
✅ give your previous phone a second life.
✅ pave the way towards circular thinking.

I've moved my blog back to a Raspberry Pi (1st gen) hosted at home. It's so much faster than it used to be, most probably thanks to switching from apache to nginx.

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Touring an English Palace.

Can't wait until after the revolution when my grandkids can tour the House of Bezos, House of Gates and House of Koch.

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10 years ago I started using ad blockers because I thought ads were annoying. Now I think that's the _least_ important reason to use them.

I think we should call them "browser firewalls." That more accurately describes their purpose.

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So what's this common annoying kids party item called in Spanish then?
"Matasuegra" - literally: mother-in-law killer!

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⚠️ PSA 🎉

We have successfully tested @Tusky with Pixelfed!

Mobile app support will be tested next week on pixelfed.social and other instances.

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@popey Ouch.
Probably heading to fail for same reasons that we are still awaiting the (successful) totally free/open source pc/laptop; the chip manufacturers just aren't gonna give away their edge by sharing their code. Why would they?
It's a dream tbh...Linux kernel is full of blobs already.
Would be great to have an open source phone or just reliable (inc camera/radio etc) alt firmware for wide range of existing but I'm not hopefully tbh...

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Wired, 1993: Rebels with a Cause - Your Privacy. "On the cover were Eric Hughes, Tim May, John Gilmore, holding up an American flag, faces hidden behind white mask, their PGP fingerprints written on the foreheads. Gilmore even sporting an newly-founded EFF T-shirt. (from Thomas Rid, CS Monitor)"

Wired, 2019: YOU'RE IN PRIVATE MODE. To continue using a private window, sign in or subscribe. The title of the article being denied reads "It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser. Ad trackers are out of control".

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RT @computerfact@twitter.com
notice to everyone using their face as a password: due to a data breach we would like to ask you to please reset your face. we apologize for any inconvenience.

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Socialism (n): Government run by social media

Like for Universal Health Care
Boost for Civil Rights

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Facebook :facebook: – 419+ million phone numbers found online:

techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/face

– each record contained a unique Facebook ID; some records listed the user's name, gender, and location by country
– Facebook: "This data set is old and appears to have information obtained before we made changes last year to remove people’s ability to find others using their phone numbers"

#facebook #phonenumbers #leak #public #security #infosec #cybersecurity

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"You have five incompatible messaging apps on your phone not from technical limitations, but because greed drives companies to ignore compatibility and optimize for vendor lock-in."

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