Sometimes the best self care is doing that hard thing you've been putting off.

Buy a NAS and a rpi to make it available via wireguard or build a NAS myself with that rpi?

Or is there an alternative for the rpi that is x86_64?

Feel free to boost this! All suggestions welcome!

RT @LiquidFaerie
In Poland, millions of women across the country are striking after the government banned abortion. Refusing to go to work, drive, cook at home, or do anything until the ban is dropped. Poland's President today indicated they may have to change or reverse the law. ✊🏼

But the real ticking time-bomb in the DMCA is Section 1201, the "anti-circumvention" rule, which makes it a felony (punishing by a 5-year prison sentence and a $500k fine) to help people tamper with "access controls" that restrict copyrighted works.

This rule means that if a company designs its products so that you have to remove DRM to use them in legal ways, those uses become felonies. DMCA 1201 is how Apple and John Deere make it a felony for anyone except them to fix their products.


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Feels a little extra adult to buy a towel hanger that matches the new faucet.

A reminder: Apple does not end-to-end encrypt iCloud data. Apple routinely provides iCloud data to the FBI. Apple encourages you to sync your iMessage store to iCloud, where it is not end-to-end encrypted.

RT @VikSoho
Thailand will soon require a minimum of €15k balance and six months of bank statements for European travelers. The reactions are priceless. It seems nobody in Europe actually knows this is how the world works for 90% of humanity.

Reason looks like it's putting out an interesting documentary about the "cypherpunk movement"... an important thing to document

It's easy to forget that for much of the 90s, the kind of cryptography we all rely on today was more or less outlawed. Much of the advocacy prior to legalization was civil disobedience, under the threat of government punishment. Without this work we'd be in a much scarier timeline (yes, even scarier than 2020 is today).

You have entered the public transit meme zone. Please present one meme to ride the train.

Stress check. Are your shoulders hunched? Breathing shallow? Jaws clenched?

I'm working on which is a new matrix server built in Rust. I'm trying to make it very easy to set up and run. Everything is contained in a single binary. You don't even need to install mysql or something to run it. (tradeoff is that it's much harder to scale horizontally, but that's not the goal)

Possible hot take: A product which uses SMS for 2FA and password reset has only 1FA.


College swim team takes bathroom break on the way back from a road trip. Local deputies spot the team’s only black member, tackle him, put a gun to his head, threaten to kill him. They later claim they mistakenly thought he’d taken the bus hostage.


Y'know those "we buy houses" signs, often held up with zip-ties? Those are put up by people who are trying to kill your neighborhood. They're trying to displace you and your neighbors, so they can "develop" that area and make it more appealing to rich people.

Carry a pocket knife and tear those fucking things down. No one will stop you.

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