If you care about privacy on the web, even if you don't use WordPress, I highly suggest supporting this effort to disable FLoC by default in WP Core and doing so as a security update. With 40% of the web this is sorely needed. https://make.wordpress.org/core/2021/04/18/proposal-treat-floc-as-a-security-concern/
Yesterday I was trying to debug a particularly weird website rendering problem and came *this* close to installing Edge to see if the problem was also on that browser.
In the end, I just couldn't bring myself to install a telemetry app masquerading as a browser.
Luckily I spotted the problem shortly after this existential crisis and was able to resolve it using my normal Brave and Firefox.
Reminder of why #Signal is far from optimal:
- No #anonymity (every account is connected to a phone number)
- Not #opensource (the git repo of the server hasn't been updated in a year)
- No #decentralization
- No web client, and max. 1 mobile client per account
- No #privacy (your entire contact list is uploaded to the server. It's encrypted, but it's trivial to brute-force encrypted phone numbers. You can prevent it by disabling the PIN feature, but it's enabled by default without warning.)
"Small numbers (1-3) of stuck or dead pixels are a characteristic of LCD screens. While very rare, these are normal and should not be considered a defect."
Stuck or dead pixels are NOT a characteristic of LCD screens. It's 2021 for fuck's sake.
I've updated my #starlabs LabTop IV review. TL;DR: Avoid.
When Myanmar needs ProtonVPN the most, #Apple stands in the way of human rights
At last - finally got a satisfactory syncing arrangement working.
1. #Syncthing on main work laptop, with the syncs in send-only mode.
2. Syncthing on office #Diskstation in receive mode.
3. Syncthing on a DO #droplet locked down in #Runcloud, also in receive mode.
Approx 30Gb is being synced.
This will be coupled with weekly snapshot backups to the Diskstation using FTP.
So the only cost is the droplet, but DO affiliate credit will cover the next 18 months.
Wow. Just spent 4 hours setting up a private #Nextcloud instance on a spare VPS, only to discover that the desktop client insists that all your syncs are contained within ONE folder (like Dropbox). Completely useless. I need to sync 4 specific folders within my home directory, without changing their paths.
Byebye Nextcloud, useless POS.
Unfortunately it eventually hung... so, rebuilt the droplet (keeping the IP address) then reinstalled OpenVPN server. Actually much quicker! Must remember that for 22.04 LTS...
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