Police in all 50 states are using secret tools to break into locked phones — and they're using them for cases as low-level as shoplifting, records show

businessinsider.com/police-too

Debian donates 10,000 Euros to fund free and decentralized live-streaming in PeerTube 💪

bits.debian.org/2020/10/debian

about 1 year in LBRY had 60,000 publishes

we now see that in 1-2 days

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Someone I know calls his unmanaged switch a hub. It drives me crazy!

I'm thinking about replacing my home server with multiple Pi's. One exception is the game server that is only used on weekends. I'm thinking about writing automation to create and destroy a VPS every weekend to keep the monthly cost down. I would need to use and , which I am already versed. The home electricity savings would more than cover the VPS cost.

One hurdle would be the IP of the VPS changing all the time. Hmm....

Looking at the forecast, I guess I'll put Stabil in my gas tank and tuck it into the corner 😭

It's abruptly cold outside these days and darker. It makes me want to subscribe to an MMO as I like to do in this season, yet is right around the corner. Hmm... one month sub maybe?

More than 2,000 law enforcement agencies across every state now have access to technology that allows them to extract data from confiscated phones.

A new report by @TeamUpturn details the dangerous growth of these tools: upturn.org/reports/2020/mass-e

RT @DrakeGatsby
Website: Make a password

Me: Ok

Website: Make it STRONGER so you don’t get HACKED

Me: Wow alright

Website: Damn that’s a strong password

[1 Week Later]

Website: You got hacked

Me: But my password was so strong

Website: Yeah the whole site got hacked. Our bad

Got my today and my initial impression is I love it! Not that I was dissatisfied with the Kindle Keyboard model, but the Libra H2O is just better! More comfortable instantly (which I was skeptical). Font rendering is superior, no competition. That was the one aspect I knew would be better because I had a family member's newer Kindle to compare.

I loaded some ePub I purchased from months ago via USB cable from my Linux desktop no problem! woot!

If you haven't switched your key and certificate signing algorithm from to , why not?

$ paccache -r

==> finished: 5871 packages removed (disk space saved: 28.08 GiB)

We’ve had our pet for around a year or so. We got it (him?) when he was a puny juvenile. He is pretty nice size now and looks cool. He is also more curious at us instead of being scared like crazy. He just cocked his head at me and stretched closer to my face. Fun! When we got him, he always ran to the edge of his container and clawed against the glass wall to try getting out and away.

Have you ever put peanut butter in hot chocolate? I have.

More than once.

That tells you something.

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