For everyone who uses Apple Mail on macOS, I found a really cool project for blocking pixels.

➡️ apparition47.github.io/MailTra

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Well, mastodon.social is no longer using Cloudflare DNS. That was a good reminder for me to make the switch I'd already planned.

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#Avatar
An online random characters generator to create avatars for apps, gaming, etc. Fun but it's missing curly long hair :D
bigheads.io/

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RT @maxschrems@twitter.com

BREAKING: The EU's Court of Justice has just invalidated the "Privacy Shield" data sharing system between the EU and the US, because of overreaching US surveillance. All details available here: noyb.eu/cjeu
#PRISM #FISA702 #Privacy #PrivacyShield #SCCs #GDPR #CJEU

🐦🔗: twitter.com/maxschrems/status/

I would like to test the battery impact using wireguard on my iphone. Any ideas how to do that?

After testing a few linux distros, manjaro (xfce edition) seems to accept my display layout and saves it even after rebooting. Next problem: Apparently gsync doesn’t work in linux with a multiple monitor setup :(

For the second time this year, the facebook sdk takes down many popular apps like spotify or waze.
Why don't devs just stop adding this stuff to their apps.

github.com/facebook/facebook-i

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More than 15 years ago, Onion Service (at the time named Hidden Service) saw the light of day. From today (July 2nd), the Internet has around 16 months to migrate from onion services v2 to v3 once and for all. ⏰

Read more:
blog.torproject.org/v2-depreca

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Announcing the all-new Librem 14
puri.sm/products/librem-14

A powerful 14" laptop in a 13" footprint

- Core i7-10710U (Comet Lake) Processor, 6 cores & 12 threads
- Up to 32GB DDR4 memory
- Output 4K Video to two displays

More about the Librem 14: puri.sm/posts/purism-launches-

#privacy #security #freedom #linux

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Your Phone Is Vulnerable Because of 2G, But it Doesn't Have to Be

EFF, once again, explains privacy flaws and how to protect against them. We think 4G could solve the problem of 2G but, in fact, phone cells can always downgrade our connection to 2G

eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/your

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Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.

It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:
github.com/freedomofpress/secu

We're happy to be here!

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Here’s a flippin’ clue for FREE.

If you are deving XMPP, 99% of users want to have OMEMO and OpenPGP. Up front. Activated. Standard. Working. Transparently.

Yeah.

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Ugh. This is a thing with the new Android update. Turned on by default.

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GitHub really needs to provide better insight into fork activity.

Whenever I stumble across a stagnant or unmaintained project, it's pretty much impossible to figure out if there are any active forks 😕

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Chapter 99 in The Tech Industry Is Broken With Problems It Has No Desire To Fix.

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Hey folks, does anyone here on Fosstodon have a shared hosting package that I would be able to point a test sub-domain at and install WordPress on for a few days please?

It's for a post I'm working on.

Note: it HAS to be shared hosting, I have a VPS of my own, so although I appreciate the offer, I don't need a VPS.

Thanks!

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✅ All links on Mastodon count as 23 characters, no matter how long they really are.

You don't need to use a link shortener on Mastodon, because it makes no difference to the character count.

#Mastodon #MastoTips

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Surveillance capitalism is the same as climate change, but for data:

- Some people have been warning about its consequences for years
- Most people don't care because they don't feel concerned, they can't see it affecting them
- A few companies are making a lot of damage with the help of governments
- When we will face the consequences it will be too late
- We can still do something about it, and the sooner the better

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