"View source" on the app's website "revealed the user names and passwords of site administrators, and using those credentials would allow anyone to log in and download the voter information." This is where I said "WHAT?! WHAT?!!!" aloud at my screen. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/10/world/middleeast/israeli-voters-leak.html
open source licensing
boosting from birdsite
Does the Ethical Source Working Group have publicly accessible meeting notes, or regular public communication, or something similar to keep up with the working group as an "outsider"?
And what would the appropriate channels to communicate with them / provide inputs?
I've expanded my Increasingly Less-Brief Guide to Mastodon so that it does a better job of explaining what happens at each privacy level. Here's the new header: https://github.com/joyeusenoelle/GuideToMastodon#what-are-the-different-kinds-of-posts
20 character limit and no quotation marks in a password, just put a big flag on your site saying, we've got a legacy database here and we store and manipulate plaintext passwords.
I was looking at https://www.orbitgear.net/ until I realized that it’s basically “Acronym on the cheap and four years later”. I m disappoint.
I’m stuck in Ottawa tonight because protesters have blocked the rail line, the only feasible way for me to travel this week.
Police have been acting against the Wet’suwet’en who do not want pipelines built through their unceded territory. People across Canada support them and are disrupting transportation in many locations.
I am inconvenienced. I want to be on my way home but I can wait. We need mutual respect in negotiations around construction in general and oil/gas in particular.
CURRENT Invasion of Wet'suwet'en Nation by Canada 1/n
The following statement is from Sleydo' of the Wet'suwet'en Nation.
Their lands are currently being invaded by Canadian federal police.
"It’s 5 o’clock in the morning here and we got word at about 3 in the morning 13 RCMP officers went up to past 27 and are headed to 39...
I wrote a nice article about the use of #Opensource software in cycling / bike trips
For all its benefits, one of the core frustrations of traffic encryption is how much work it's become to understand what your own hardware is doing.
Wacom tablets log every app you run timestamped to when you run it. https://robertheaton.com/2020/02/05/wacom-drawing-tablets-track-name-of-every-application-you-open/
some people act like its weird there are "suddenly" so many words to describe gender and sexuality as if those entire topics of expression haven't been violently suppressed and erased for millennia
what's weird is we're still only using this repressed baby language instead of a robust and nuanced wordset developed over millennia of open conversation and inclusive cultural growth
Superliminal review: http://exple.tive.org/blarg/2020/02/05/misdirection/
Chaotic good. (he/him)
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