I had a StatusNet account until Evan killed identi.ca years ago; a shit-ton of great people I talk with here every day have accounts on Pleroma or GNU Social. Some are their developers.
#Mastodon benefited handsomely from there being a large community of dedicated people in Fediverse before Mastodon was a thing. Let's acknowledge that and stop being so condescending.
#Introduction time! I'm a hacktivist, free software advocate, strong supporter of free and open internet. Used to be a policy hacker. Co-founded the Warsaw Hackerspace.
Currently trying to make sure journalists at @OCCRP have the tools and training to safely expose corruption and organized crime.
Also, I bake bread, sail, and dance Lindy Hop. So, there's that.
A: Please modify the DNS A-record of example.com to point to A.B.C.D
B: sure, a sec
> example.com disappears from the nameservers completely
Windows 7+: Device Metadata Packages Show more
Overview of the Device Metadata System > Device Metadata Retrieval Client
"When the user opens the gallery view window of the Devices and Printers user interface, the DMRC [...] checks the local computer's device metadata cache and device metadata store. If the device is newly installed [or] scheduled for a periodic metadata update, DMRC queries the Windows Metadata and Internet Services (WMIS) website [...]"
Hey here's something about the Fediverse that some people don't take into account:
I see on "hacker" "news" that there is currently discussion about Scuttlebutt and the very clever opinion is that oh no, distributed social is worse than FB/Twitter because nothing is stopping BigScaryCorp from scooping up all your public posts.
Ignoring the fact that you can very easily have a locked account or even one that has public AND non-public posts... 1/
So FB decided to move "responsibility" for EU users from Ireland to the US in an attempt to skirt strict EU privacy laws.
And since I am already on my shitposting spree...
Cloudflare Just Banned a Social Media Refuge for Thousands of Sex Workers https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8xk78x/switter-down-cloudflare-banned-sex-workers-sesta-fosta
tired: being into things before they were cool
wired: being into things that will never be cool
inspired: being into things because you think they're cool