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Working on more than a million CSV lines of AWS cost and usage reports. Good old tool awk still the best for this task.

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"Transparency is for those who carry out public duties and exercise public power. Privacy is for everyone else."
- Glenn Greenwald

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What is the blogging platform you use right now?

Please help share.

#blog #alternatives

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**The U.S. Carefully Documented Its Total Failure in Afghanistan for 12 Years**

"For twelve years, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan issued grim and detailed reports about America’s failures in the country. No one listened."

vice.com/en_us/article/bvzaxz/

#news #bot

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Happy 109 anniversary to this little nugget of an article. We've known what the problem is for over a century.

Another great scoop by Kerbs.

New Anti Anti-Money Laundering Services for Crooks – Krebs on Security
krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/ne

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People usually consider IRC an online only medium, so it's nice to see us mentioned in the Real World!
Thanks to @fsf for the mention in this months newsletter.

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I'm currently on-call, but there is a reason we don't depend on Akamai, Cloudflare or the big three cloud providers.

So I just watch the fireworks. And pour a glass for those having pagers go off right now due to Akamai.

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Amnesty International categorically stands by the findings of the Pegasus Project, and that the data is irrefutably linked to potential targets of NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware.
amnesty.org/en/latest/news/202

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Muse Group (Musescore, Audacity) Physically threatening FOSS dev w/ violence via Copyright Law 

Copyright dispute is causing the Audacity/Musescore person to physically threaten the FOSS dev -- who is expat Chinese -- with deportation back to China plus notify Chinese authorities of anti-China repositories.

Asshole deleted their comment cause of course they realized they are an asshole.

web.archive.org/web/2021071911

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“This page is hosted on a Casio fx-9750GII graphical calculator”

fxip.as203478.net/

…And it loads faster than 99% of your privacy-destroying tracker-laden bullshitware.

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SHAME :

► Cypto-Anarchist Warning :

Israeli firm Candiru is embroiled in a scandal for selling 0-day exploits to governments & helping them spy on 100s of dissidents, journalists, activists & politicians globally.

Details: thehackernews.com/2021/07/isra

...including, 2 Windows flaws that #Microsoft patched this week.

Excellent step, now can we do the same for adults too? Police shouldn't be allowed to lie to get a confession in any case.

Illinois Bans Police Lying To Minors During Interrogations : NPR
npr.org/2021/07/16/1016710927/

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