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selfie, introduction 

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rms as a hypebeast 

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Today I am working on FREE SOFTWARE, attempting an implementation of github.com/org-roam/org-roam/i so that I can unblock four or five personal projects at once.

computer take 

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computering, meta question 

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computering, meta question 

Does anyone have a userChrome.css in 76/Linux with styles for moving the nav-bar to the bottom? I have it sort of working with this one that I found, but opening up extension menus causes firefox to crash:

github.com/MrOtherGuy/firefox-

gdpr, surveillance, etc 

anyone wanna send me a settings file for the Steam release of Iconoclasts? it seemed like an Okay game.

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bought a game on steam, played it just long enough to want to customize the controls. game binds the same key to both up and confirm, applying it while i'm in the rebind menu, i hit the back button, the game has now saved my configuration to a binary settings file which will be restored by Steam every time I delete it.

And of course, when you stop and ask "what can I do about it?" the answer is that you can do very little except agitate for strong legislation with teeth, and wait. Neither NRK nor Karl were able to figure out which of his applications were spying on him.

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I've seen tables which grow at the rate of terabytes a week showing the users' movement, with the most basic of access control applied to it, available to nearly any engineer or data scientist who knew where to look.

Companies' data platforms rarely provide enough audit capabilities to truly secure this data, much less make an informed decision on what is valuable or invaluable to keep. which columns are queried here? you don't know? me neither. better not touch it.

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This is the state of play right now, mobile developers have to eat but their marketplace is so bloated that data brokers and other lizard people are building a panopticon to feed them.

And we lie to ourselves that this is about consent, especially in the US, that we have any sort of choice in the matter, or that the matter is so unimportant as to be ignored.

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This is absolutely incredible.

@NRKno tricked a data broker in to selling them 400 million "anonymized" location data points taken from SDKs that monetize mobile applications. NRK took a random row from the database, doxed the person and interviewed them.

Of course, this person had no idea that their phone had sent location data to this broker for 200 days the last year, showing intimate personal details for anyone who knew to look.

nrk.no/norge/xl/avslort-av-mob (english: translate.google.com/translate)

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watching matrix reloaded 

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watching matrix reloaded 

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