https://icosahedron.website/media/-sG1yYsy2mSkMaT7n0k "the void is loud and wants chicken" is extremely relatable this morning
Wikileaks, US politics, anti-Semitism, misogyny, transphobia, etc., etc. Show more
I hope you're sitting down because this is *shocking*. 🙄
Wikileaks' group DM includes "a desire for GOP to win the 2016 election, trolling, anti-semitism rampant misogyny, sexist attacks on feminists, transphobia." Read the thread for more context: https://twitter.com/micahflee/status/963852295271104512
It's also a bit ironic that it was leaked to bro bastion the Intercept, but on the other hand, who else would really care?
The Internet lost a hero today. EFF is mourning the loss of our visionary co-founder, John Perry Barlow. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/john-perry-barlow-internet-pioneer-1947-2018
#Plasma 5.12 is out:
Apart from performance and stability improvements, new features include spring-loaded folder views, improved Wayland support, optional global menus, interactive notifications, and quite a few more.
#TBT: I required the journalists who broke the 2013 domestic spying stories (as a condition of access) to talk with… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/959151553524391936
"Presale: Primus / Mastodon"
Federated social media has a band?
And it's touring with Primus???
/me checks the concert dates
Oh good. Strava’s fitness data didn’t just reveal the locations of secret military bases and nuclear facilities; They also reveal the names
Data sharing is for everyone, ya’ll!
Why did anyone think it’s OK to let a company track you by name even if it’s for convenience? Let alone on a secret base? Get a damn stop watch and learn how to check your pulse
NDA forbids police departments from telling judges, defense lawyers and elected
officials about cell call interception technology.
" If curious lawyers and/or judges started sniffing around, agencies were instructed to let accused criminals roam free rather than expose details about Stingray devices."
BTW, I'll be speaking about the state of federation (obviously there's a lot to say right now) at Libreplanet 2018 this year... as will my spouse, Morgan Lemmer Webber on a panel about academia and free software.
Libreplanet is my favorite conference from a community standpoint (Rebooting Web of Trust is my favorite conference from a tech getting-things-done standpoint; I'm going to that too). Maybe you should come... it's free for FSF associate members and students.