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When you forget, that the name you angrily enter when forced to create a mandatory Nando's account to order online, while standing in the restaurant, appears on the receipt.

This is the first time we have heard about financial persecution for defending internet freedom in the Tor community. We're very concerned about PayPal's lack of transparency, and we urge them to reinstate this user’s account.

eff.org/deeplinks/2021/06/payp

@georgia sysadmin hat: users should have as little control over their computers as they can to reduce the chance of them breaking things
sysadmin-as-user hat: if I don't have the BIOS password and my ssh fingerprints in /root/.ssh/authorized_keys the machine is literally unusable

Uhm, that didn't take long:

"Freenode IRC operators now engaging in routine abuses of power"

devever.net/~hl/freenode_abuse

Even when the dog is sleeping his paws find their way onto the laptop to get in my way, everytime.

Booted up my work laptop this morning and found that the Wi-Fi adaptor had experienced a hardware issue so I had no network connection. Don't worry, lets plug in an Ethern... oh wait, this laptop doesn't have Ethernet because it needs to be ᵗʰᵢₙⁿᵉʳ

Today I shutdown the longest running system I have personally seen. 2170 days, which is over 5 years of uptime.

Since @GameStop@twitter.com have killed @thinkgeek@twitter.com, are there any other companies selling tech geek desktop toys and obscure "sysadmin" humour items?

A couple of new log entries about warez I have recently been intro'd to.

`sacc` for accessing the Gopherverse and `drist` for remote server conf management. Incidently both warez are from Bitreich.

log.pyratebeard.net/entry/2021

log.pyratebeard.net/entry/2021

A laptop designed for you to repair, upgrade, and customise with ease.

Very interested in this project, patiently waiting to see the price announcement.

frame.work/blog/introducing-th

Why should you care about data privacy, even if you think you have "nothing to hide"?

Because our data is being used to push increasingly polarized content and capitalize on divisiveness.

Disrupt surveillance capitalism. Take back your privacy. Use Tor.

vox.com/recode/22250897/facebo

I hate unnecessary workplace politics. I want other teams to be able to view my code and vice versa, as I am sure we are duplicating effort. We should not need to have senior management meetings to discuss it.

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