I just want to make this perfectly clear: I will never use (known to be) backdoored crypto. I will not purchase "compliant" devices. If it comes down to it, I will stockpile grandfathered legacy devices.
Don't let the coronavirus hype distract you. They're pushing this shit through **right now**.
If you don't yet know about the government's latest attempt to legislate encryption backdoors, look here https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/earn-it-bill-governments-not-so-secret-plan-scan-every-message-online
Ever deeper down this rabbit hole I go...at least this one was a simple config fix: https://www.turek.dev/post/fix-wsl-file-permissions/
Biggest stumbling block so far is the ssh keypair alongside all the code (on my windows drive) that ansible refuses to use because it thinks everything is 0777 😂
There's a whole class of weird US court cases against inanimate objects:
United States v. Approximately 64,695 Pounds of Shark Fins
United States v One Solid Gold Object In The Form Of A Rooster
I decided to see what a neural net would make of them.
Everyone's reckoning with this self isolation, meanwhile my hermit lifestyle is mostly unaffected.
Protecting Civil Liberties During a Public Health Crisis
Covid19, price gouging
Alternate title: "Matt and Noah Colvin: assholes of newsworthy proportions "
The irony is I _love_ the nexus 6, but the battery and charging port wear out faster than the software, and end up very difficult and expensive to replace
Protect our Speech and Security Online: Reject the Graham-Blumenthal Bill
covid-19 and capitalism in USia
So, state and local governments as well as some banks are starting to provide interest free loans for small/medium sized businesses affected by the pandemic.
If you find out that a business has received assistance but still hung their low-wage employees out to dry, get loud about that shit.
Suffer no such business to survive.
It is proven! I am evanskaufman on Keybase: https://keybase.io/evanskaufman/sigchain#8433af4c838d84c01b06054bd0d9989c1f4d4b2481f42c510a4779fb180d27740f
Software developer, tech tinkerer, and chaotic good.
"Limited" on twitter.
Also, just to piss off the pronoun-phobic: he/him
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