Texas Accuses Google and Facebook of an Illegal Conspiracy - https://www.wired.com/story/texas-accuses-google-facebook-illegal-conspiracy/
Attempted assassinations*, I should say.
Long (by necessity), but fascinating.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny breaks down the web FSB killers responsible for his attempted assassination:
No Google-Fitbit merger without human rights remedies, says Amnesty to EU – TechCrunch
EU-pol, mass surveillance
The EU is underway to prohibiting end to end encryption.
from the EFF: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/10/orders-top-eus-timetable-dismantling-end-end-encryption
from Heise (🇩🇪) https://www.heise.de/hintergrund/EU-Regierungen-planen-Verbot-sicherer-Verschluesselung-4951415.html
US Government Continues #Encryption War
Apple's anti-repair tactics on the new iPhone 12: https://youtu.be/FY7DtKMBxBw
Genuine parts swapped between brand new iPhone 12s won't work properly until swapped back.
Most likely explanation: Apple intentionally ensuring no one can self-repair or use a third party service. Not a new MO for them by any means.
Despicable behavior. Remember this source of e-waste when Apple pretends to care about the environment.
After playing with zsh for a couple days (I like it), I have a better feel for why it's taken off. It's not just customizability, it's that it offers a _framework_ for customization. This makes it easier to play with, which leads to community projects like oh-my-zsh, which in turn reinforce that very quality.