"Chrome for Android may soon send notifications reminding you to use Chrome"

When the 71% total browser market share is not enough and you have to resort to spam and tricks to squeeze a couple percent more...

9to5google.com/2020/08/04/chro

I recently saw in one of the toots and decided to try it out...
Where have you been my whole life?

Hello all, recently I have started exploring FLOSS and blogging about the same which brought me here.

Hope this will be fun and good learning to know some FLOSS enthusiasts.

Day 76 of the Series:

Happy birthday to you!

Belated. Ya, I know. I suck.

mikestone.me/fosstodon

NSA: Issues warnings about cellular vulnerabilities, stingrays, etc.
People paying attention: Ironic

Free software is a cornerstone of recent scientific progress, including the first ever photograph of a black hole! Learn about the fight for #UserFreedom and join the movement: fsf.org/appeal

Yesterday my room mate got hooked by indian support scam. Luckily for her she is kind soul and decided to warn me about this cyberattack, so I just turned router off for a minute and uninstalled whatever she installed to give them access to her computer.

Everything was as in typical youtube video about scammers - scary netstat with gadzillion lines of output in terminal, whatismyip website in browser.

And that's one more reason why you should use ad blockers.

We reached our summer fundraiser member goal! Thank you so much for helping us to build a fighting movement for #UserFreedom! fsf.org/appeal

Don't make more "privacy-respecting" analytics tools. If you actually cared about privacy, you wouldn't fucking track people to begin with.

Contrary to what some may think, there's no contradiction between free software and business. Check out these testimonials from @fkarlitschek, @oydorgtr, and others who support #UserFreedom: u.fsf.org/34k

Linux is just the kernel of the Emacs operating system.

Joining :fsf: was the most satisfying thing I did this year.

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