Whether you're wanting to learn how to package or already know, here is a wonderful guide on what has changed and how to get you started with @opensuse packaging today - news.opensuse.org/2020/11/23/n

Nation state hackers have had a nearly singular focus since the COVID-19 began -- development.

Now, as several western vaccines complete trials, hackers' focus is shifting to vaccine production and distribution.

"Hackers 'try to steal vaccine secrets in intellectual property war'"


"Russian cyber-attack spree shows what unrestrained internet warfare looks like"

"US indictment of operatives, accused of launching several attacks, gives a detailed account of how they went about their business"


"We need to rethink social media before it's too late. We've accepted a Faustian bargain"

"A business model that alters the way we think, act, and live our lives has us heading toward dystopia"


"British Columbia pioneers programme to offer safer alternatives to street drugs"

"The Canadian province, facing an epidemic of overdoses, is expanding ‘safer supply’ guidelines to let nurses prescribe opioids"


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"Beating Private Mode Blockers with an Ephemeral Profile" by Eric Lawrence textslashplain.com/2020/08/11/

Good overview of how websites detect private mode and how you can avoid it.

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"A Dutch public broadcaster got rid of targeted digital ads—and its revenues went up" 

"the main Dutch public broadcaster… found that ads served to users who opted out of cookies were bringing in as much or more money as ads served to users who opted in."

"The results were so strong that as of January 2020, NPO simply got rid of advertising cookies altogether…"


"Germany plans to dim lights at night to save insects"


Maybe we'll get to see more stars at night as a result of this as well?

LifeLabs going to court to stop data breach report release | Burnaby Now burnabynow.com/lifelabs-going-

I've got to say, I'm not super happy about the company that lost a bunch of my data not agreeing to release the government privacy report and in fact taking legal action to stop it

Our take on TikTok: Beware. The social media giant not only collects troves of personal data on you (sometimes without your consent), but also cooperates with the Chinese Communist Party, extending China’s surveillance and censorship reach beyond its borders. Read more here: protonmail.com/blog/tiktok-pri

Facebook is dangerous in even more ways than by all the hate speech and harassment that happen on it, as if that weren't bad enough.

There is tonnes of potentially deadly medical disinformation on Facebook as well

"Don't post on Facebook unless you are prepared to face the consequences"


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Let's Encrypt is hiring a Junior or Senior Software Engineer for a remote position! Interested in Go? Crypto? Protecting people's privacy on the web? More info is here: abetterinternet.org/careers/

Does anyone out there in the fediverse know of any articles, documentation, or information that they recommend?

The Arch documentation on the subject is decent, though I'm looking for more.

Hey guys! I am a code newbie learning html/css/js and trying to find out what #mastodon actually is 😉

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