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@dirb @starwall @tom79 @brainblasted Any software developer includes constraints within their applications. In this case a hardcoded blocklist of known neo-nazi instances would be a reasonable constraint and the user could remove that and recompile if they wanted to.

Associating with nazis or other kinds of genocidal authoritarians doesn't increase or preserve anyone's freedom. Rather, it jeopardizes it.

When it comes to content warnings, they're more of a liberation than a censorship. They allow you to say things into a crowd that would be difficult to say normally without a pre-warning

This makes me so happy: the Tusky Mastodon client will refuse to authenticate anyone who tries to use a Gab instance and rickrolls them instead
github.com/tuskyapp/Tusky/pull

Here is what will happen if someone tries to log-in with a account in ๐Ÿ˜

We have a winner! Plasma 5.16's next wallpaper will be Ice Cold by Santiago Cรฉzar.

community.kde.org/KDE_Visual_D

Santiago will be receiving a @slimbook One compact computer as soon as we get Plasma 5.16 on it.

Google's Play Store is adopting Apple's puritanical ban on apps with sexually explicit content. This includes user-generated content, which will likely result in a chilling effect of app makers overpolicing sex positivity androidpolice.com/2019/05/29/s

It reminds me of people who object to codes of conduct in FOSS projects on the grounds that "free software isn't political"๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ

smdh at this disclaimer in the W3C's "Ethical" Web Principles document

In the most recent episode of our podcast, @cwebber and @emacsen take a walk down memory lane about 8 bit computers, DOS and Unix command lines and the way that the imagery and mystique of the terminal may be holding us back.

librelounge.org/episodes/episo

This is a fantastic read if you're working with shell scripts:

Filenames and Pathnames in Shell: How to do it Correctly (and how not to):

dwheeler.com/essays/filenames-

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