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Ask & you shall receive? @EFF launched #FixItAlready, asking tech companies to fix glaring privacy holes.

To their credit, @WhatsApp fixed how you could be added to a group without your consent.
eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/fixe

Check out the rest (still unfixed):fixitalready.eff.org

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Distrowatch News: BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.5 OpenBSD is an open source operating system designed with the goals of being simple, secure and offering correct documentation. The project's latest release is OpenBSD 6.5 offers Clang on the mips64 architecture, improves wireless performance, and the unveil() function now handles protecting filesystem assets above the process's directory..... distrowatch.com/10532

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"Drug wars have been failing for over 100 years. The role of government is to deal with people who hurt other people, steal from them, or violate agreements. That’s it. Futile attempts to prevent people from harming themselves with drugs don’t fall under that umbrella.” @nsarwark@twitter.com

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Did you know that cannabis is listed as a Schedule I drug per the @DEAHQ@twitter.com?

"Schedule I drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse." (dea.gov)

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The Libertarian Party has firmly stood against the war on drugs since our founding in 1971, and supports any measure, big or small, to dial it back until freedom is restored.

Are you with us?

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Individuals have the freedom and responsibility to decide what they knowingly and voluntarily consume, and what risks they accept to their own health, finances, safety, or life.

cnbc.com/2019/04/18/mcconnell-

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Package Release: 04/20 linux 5.0.9 Linux kernel: a UNIX clone written from scratch by Linus Torvalds kernel.org/

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We favor the repeal of all laws creating “crimes” without victims, such as gambling, the use of drugs for medicinal or recreational purposes, & consensual transactions involving sexual services.

reason.com/video/is-nationwide

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Get awesome free LibreOffice merchandise! On May 1st we're starting a new Month of LibreOffice, where you can grab a sticker pack (and a chance to get a bonus mug) as thanks for contributing to our project. Learn more and join in: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

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Building a secure #VPN service requires correctly applying cryptography. This article explains why we use HMAC SHA-384 for message authentication. This article is the first in a series on VPN cryptography and how to do it properly: protonvpn.com/blog/hmac-authen

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