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More people than ever are using large-scale collaborative tools, but there are real dangers to using non-free software.

Here's a great video about some free software alternatives —

media.libreplanet.org/u/librep

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Holy shit install this extension in Firefox, open it in one window, then browse AOL, Cnet, foxnews, cnn, the weather channel in the other window in new tabs
addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

Then start going to different tabs, scrolling around, and clicking random things.

Every time I play @[email protected]'s excellent game , there's a moment where you can hear Space Debris, and it hits me right in the feels.

This Belgian monastery hasn't made beer since the U.S. was about 20 years old.

Now, it's hoping to get back to brewing — and to do it, they're turning to instructions in their archive of medieval texts 📜
n.pr/2EoWASo

So, @[email protected] worked so well at making me anonymous online that I don't even know my own personal information anymore.

Can other VPNs offer that level of security? Doubtful.

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TL;DR digital steganography when combined with malware is very dangerous. Or read this fine Masters thesis titled, "Digital Steganography as an Advanced Malware Detection Evasion Technique" - via @[email protected] bit.ly/2WJuB7h?aduc=7hI7j1g155

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Google Street View letting you case a joint by going into its parking lot and checking rear doors and loading docks is one thing.

Letting you use 360° Photo to case a lobby (and get an idea of physical security and security guards) is another thing entirely.

This is nice!

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New details emerge about the Stack Overflow breach announced yesterday: as many as 250 public network users are impacted.
Attacker spent 1 week exploring then escalated their privilege to make requests that may have returned IP addresses, names, or emails.
bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

"Hey Jack, we've got a problem with the steel decorative axes we've mounted to the slingshot arms. Turns out that the slings are enabled in test mode, and when the tech's waxing around the slings and hits a switch the decorative axe becomes a functional axe and chops them right in the knuckle and they end up bleeding on our pretty playfield."

The only way to get anyone to use bing is to open source it, piece by piece.

Microsoft Open-Sources a Crucial Algorithm Behind Its Bing Search Services - blogs.microsoft.com/ai/bing-ve

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Version 0.8 of pcm2pwm is out! It adds support for the inverted bytecode that uses!

If you're or nerd, check it out!

github.com/JeffAlyanak/pcm2pwm

Victory! EFF Wins National Security Letter Transparency Lawsuit

A federal district court in San Francisco has ruled strongly in favor of our Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking records of how and when the FBI lifts gag orders issued with National Security Letters (NSLs).
eff.org/deeplinks/2019/05/vict

Version 0.8 of pcm2pwm is out! It adds support for the inverted bytecode that uses!

If you're or nerd, check it out!

github.com/JeffAlyanak/pcm2pwm

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Police confiscating middle school student cell phones and interviewing students without parental notification for “sexting ring” thedenverchannel.com/news/crim

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This @[email protected] chart from 1982 predicted that in 2019 our atmospheric CO2 level would reach about 415 parts per million, raising the global temperature roughly 0.9 degrees C.

Update: The world crossed the 415 ppm threshold this week and broke 0.9 degrees C in 2017 1/

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