The China firewall is extreme.
However, there is technology at Youtube (Google) and Facebook to audit ISIS content. Yet, they don't use it for racist posts.
This is not motivated from some sort of benevolent place of free speech, but IT MAKES THEM MONEY.
That's truly sick. That's why you should encourage people to leave their platforms.
A little girl at work asked me if I wanted to know what her favorite #dinosaur was... I squatted down to her eye level (I'm 6'4" and she's a 5 year old) and said "I want all of you kids to listen to me carefully, I don't care what I'm doing or how old I am, I will ALWAYS want to know what somebodies favorite dinosaur is."
The more into #OSINT I get, the more pissed off I am about what's done with my information that I wasn't told about.
Just today, I found my voter profile that has my full name, age, full home address, my political party (unaffiliated), race, gender, registration date, neighbours, as well as all that same information on my relatives.
I am livid. This information should NOT be public where anyone can just search for it.
Asylum / good praxis
A church in Den Haag has been having an ongoing church service that started on 26 October. This is because Dutch cops aren't allowed to deport people who are at church and they're protecting an asylum-seeker family with credible threats to their lives. https://www.protestantsekerkdenhaag.nl/churchasylum/
This is what church ought to be for. IMO. They're taking donations and looking for volunteers as there must always be at least two people present for the service to continue.
Software developer, tech tinkerer, and chaotic good.
"Limited" on twitter.
Also, just to piss off the pronoun-phobic: he/him
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