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Facial recognition poses important threats to privacy and yet, it’s already being publicly deployed for surveillance purposes.

Join us and ask the EU to ban facial recognition: pvcy.org/banbiometrics
#ReclaimYourFace

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The @PINE64 PinePower devices are pretty great. The desktop unit is especially awesome given that it shows the individual power draw of each port on the LCD display!

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The longer you keep your phone the more lightly it would have tread the earth, so think twice when you want to buy a new phone. Do you really need a new phone? The truth is, the most #sustainable phone is the one you already own – so make it last. 🌍 📱

#worldenvironmentday2021

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#GMail is harmful to e-mail ecosystem; its antispam blocking policy matches too many valid messages as spam.

It blocked LastPass email leak warning email, because it contained "a link" to a leaked site.

It blocked an e-mail from goverment agency addressed directly to me.

It discriminates all non-gmail servers, and it's pretty much impossible to own a private SMTP server these days, because GMail will classify everything as spam.

It's not how e-mail should work.

Consider dropping GMail.

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Just published Google lawsuit evidence indicates that like always retained users' location data, even if disabled in user interface, to the extent that its own employees flashed LineageOS on their phones to avoid tracking. Full thread on twitter.com/jason_kint/status/

#privacy #google

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openssl docs be like
NOTE - THIS FUNCTION IS HORRIBLY UNSAFE, WILL STEAL YOUR LUNCH MONEY, AND IS ONLY KEPT HERE FOR COMPATIBILITY PURPOSES BECAUSE JOE REFUSES TO FUCKING UPDATE. COME ON JOE

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Spaces are here!! Come read all about MSC1772 and its various friends, children and ancestors and the shape of things to come :) 🎉🍾🚀🛰🔭🦑 matrix.org/blog/2021/05/17/the

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Everything file scanned on "your" cloud. To protect you. Flagging may happen if you encrypt the data yourself in a way that thwarts scanning (to protect you 😆 ).
thecrow.uk/This-item-has-been-

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Metatext (iOS Mastodon App) now has an app icon I designed, Mallow the Bear 🐻
Take good care of him :metatext_malow:

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RT @doney@twitter.com

If any devs are interested in a side project; I’m still up for building a chat app with the amazing UX of Instagram Threads, but running on matrix.org/ (which is the future) instead of Facebook (which is the devil)

🐦🔗: twitter.com/doney/status/13931

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If the FCC approves the 30,000 satellites Elon wants, his satellites will outnumber the visible stars we can see from earth 6 to 1

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RT @stecman
Got tired of waiting to select which OS to boot, so I made a physical switch

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Well, it took a while but my petition to keep strong encryption without backdoors legal in th EU is now open for supporters!

Please feel free to support it and or boost/promte it

europarl.europa.eu/petitions/e

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The absolute audacity of this.

Audacity to begin sending "telemetry data" about your audio editing sessions.

Yes it's opt-in "for now", but we know how this dance goes. It's not new, it's not big, and it's not clever.

github.com/audacity/audacity/p

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