Cross-posting from birdsite: if you've ever used Onion Browser on iOS or if you just have o p i n i o n s about mobile security UX, please help the Onion Browser team out and take our survey!

okthanks.typeform.com/to/iw3KZ

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i have some *feelings* about this as a reluctant and constantly burnt out FOSS maintainer; looking forward to reading this over the weekend motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us

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@brion The traditional Unix security model was created in times when there was one computer and many terminals connected to it. It was designed to protect software from users. Today we rather need to protect users from software 😀

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i decided to have a facebook account again, but decided that i would only ever touch it over their onion site ( facebookcorewwwi.onion/ ), and it is going about as well as you would expect

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If you don't get a raise at least equal to inflation you're getting a paycut.

overengineered home networking 

inspired by a recent @legind gram and an internet outage at home, i got carried away and spent a bit of time this week rigging up a fallback internet connection with an LTE modem, a calyx sprint SIM, and the pfsense box i've been using as a router. (the primary connection is fiber.)

i have no idea why i get carried away and do these things, there is almost literally no point to this?

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uspol 

sure is a lot of uspol right now!

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meta 

@wilw That said, plenty of other instances do a fair job w/ security. The tools Gargron maintains & shares just won't tell you much about them. I was here for months before I found the corner of the Fediverse w/ meaningful standards.

Instances.noct.zone is a list of places that listen to marginalized ppl when making & enforcing rules, and its curator helps maintain an extensive blocklist many ppl share as well.

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A friend of mine sent me this. I know it's at Twitter, and I know it may be unwelcome here, but more information is best, when it comes to making decisions and choices.

(tl;dr: Mastodon may not be the best choice for you, especially if you're a vulnerable or marginalized person).

twitter.com/adrienneleigh/stat

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sext: i hire my staff while you softly obtain your necessary permits and licenses

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It turns out "draw me a picture of whatever I ask for" is a really hard task for an algorithm. This one will try its best though: t2i.cvalenzuelab.com/

nothing like getting over the flu but then accidentally breaking a plate and gashing your thumb super badly. (i bled through a ton of gauze before it finally started to hold up. hopefully it doesn’t need stitches?)

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