Due to timezone fuckery and my Nana needing a chat app for her holiday to contact my family, we are now all using #Matrix and #Riot on a daily basis. Working perfectly of course, family is happy with it all, and I'm happy there's a little more FLOSS love out there (otherwise it would have been WhatsApp and I wouldn't have joined that one)
R.I.P. HAL: Douglas Rain, Voice Of Computer In '2001,' Dies At 90
A backdoor is a vulnerability by definition. When Politicians demand backdoors to encryption, they are not asking us to choose between security and privacy. They are asking us to choose no security: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/why-a-backdoor-is-a-security-risk
The episode that changes everything is here. Destination Linux Episode 95. You don't want to miss this announcement.
@DestinationLinux Hey guys! Great news about Noah joining the show. Just real quick: Is he on Mastodon yet?
Me: I'd like to trust this self signed certificate.
Firefox: No, that's insecure, user.
Me: I'm aware. I'm a big girl. Add the exception.
Firefox: No, please contact your administrator.
Me: Listen here you little #$@! I *am* the administrator. Add. The. Exception.
Firefox: I'm afraid I can't do that Val…
Me: *opens about:config*
Google macht gerade massiv Offline-Werbung in Form von riesigen Plakaten und Co.:
"Mit dem Privatsphärecheck entscheiden Sie selbst über wichtige Einstellungen"
Merke: Bei Google gibt es keine Privatsphäre - egal welche virtuellen Stellschrauben im Google-Konto verstellt werden. Wer Privatsphäre möchte muss sich in erster Linie von Google verabschieden.
A letter from Ikey. https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Solus-Open-Letter
Many people now realize their personal data is used for ad targeting, but that's only the shallow end of a deep pool of nefarious data uses.
Here is a list of 10 instances when data can be used against you, like the gig economy, politics, & social media.
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1055455698803404800
Linux Geeks doing what Linux Geeks do..