lol a news site started just selling ads themselves instead of using targeted bullshit and made so much more money https://www.wired.com/story/can-killing-cookies-save-journalism/
Do you use Zoom? The company recently announced they may begin showing ads at the end of video calls for "basic" accounts (https://blog.zoom.us/zoom-continued-access-for-basic-users-with-advertising-program/). Would you rather your work or school video calls be free from advertising and tracking? Check out Jitsi! (http://meet.jit.si)
The idea is to download the ZIP periodically and see if it's been updated, if so, push it to Codeberg. That way we have some way to keep track of changes. It's not perfect by any means (I wish they'd release the commit history), but it's much better than nothing.
Trump's social network (Truth Social) is now open source due to pressure from the maintainers of Mastodon.
I have now mirrored the code on Codeberg and GitHub to keep track of changes, ease public examination, and ensure a copy stays public.
I have also generated a basic diff between Mastodon v3.4.1 and Truth Social's latest code. https://codeberg.org/TruthSocial/diffs/
Matrix-native decentralised E2EE voice and video conferencing is coming! Learn all about it and see the demo in our talk at @firstname.lastname@example.org: https://youtu.be/wzRS83KIP2M?t=7624. Welcome to a world where your calls are spread over multiple indie hosts without any single point of control/failure!
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Go read this look into how Amazon failed to secure customer personal data
Since mid-2021, we've seen the number of obs4 bridges decreasing & a subsequent overload of existing bridges.
Bridges are relatively easy / low bandwidth to operate, but they have a big impact. By running a Tor bridge, you help people bypass censorship.
Apple’s announcement of a new Self Service Repair program shows there has been considerable pressure on the company to change its designs and policy to answer consumer demand for the right to repair. Let’s keep it up and keep them on the right track. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/11/apples-self-service-repair-program-must-live-its-promises
Belarusian hackers claim to have accessed full database of those crossing the country’s borders
As international tension ratchets up over Belarus’s authoritarian regime, a hacking group claims to have accessed the full database of those crossing the country’s borders, including the alleged movements of KGB officers and president Alexander Lukashenko himself.
I am furious and frustrated with one of my close family members’ saying: those #propaganda from the party are normal !!
I found i am not able to debate it enough as i lack strong words to make my arguments.
Those propaganda are fake, fake and fake. If everyone stay silent without concerns then they are accepting the propaganda — the fake becomes true.
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