*Stand With Glenn Greenwald*
"In an obvious attempt to retaliate against The Intercept’s critical reporting on abuses committed by Brazilian judicial officials, prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint against our co-founder Glenn Greenwald.
There is no democracy without a free press. We ask advocates for press freedom everywhere to join in condemning the Bolsonaro government’s transparent effort to intimidate and criminalize journalists."
I just discovered https://codeberg.org, a free-to-use and open-for-registration #Gitea instance run by the German non-profit organisation #Codeberg e.V. – @codeberg is “dedicated to build and maintain supporting infrastructure for the creation, collection, dissemination, and archiving of Free and Open Source Software”. Nice Github and Gitlab alternative :)
Yes we live in societies where we live as neighbors with each other, in social contract, our day-to-day governed by written legal-formal laws, and as well as other semi-formal and non-formal presumably collectively agreed upon community norms. Facts remain though.
(Memepic copied to/from FB/Twitter/Tumblr/etc.)
New York bans cashless retail businesses https://boingboing.net/2020/01/24/new-york-bans-cashless-retail.html
For Facebook tracking Brave white-lists
According to Brave developers, it's white-listed due to causing Facebook login to break if blocked.
See issue #1108 on Github
It’s awesome that we’re starting to see this stuff in the mainstream media!
Nuclear waste recycled into diamond batteries with 'near-infinite power'
(submitted by montalbano)
New York on track to ban cashless stores and restaurants
(submitted by Kaibeezy)
How Bernie pays for his proposals:
In late 2018 Bloomberg published a widely criticized, probably untrue story about China inserting secret chips in Supermicro motherboards. In response, Henrik Moltke and I dug into the Snowden archive and wrote the definitive piece on ACTUAL supply chain attacks, based on actual documents and evidence https://theintercept.com/2019/01/24/computer-supply-chain-attacks/
Free thinking, opensource loving humanist...at least that's my better self:)
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