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@phryk I still think that Google only makes deals with Mozilla to keep them alive as a competitor that helps staying out of antitrust trouble.

The four ways that ex-internet idealists explain where it all went wrong: technologyreview.com/2018/08/2

"Both Optimism and Pessimism make the mistake of assuming that the internet has inherent features, but like any technology conceived of and built by humans, it is shaped by human struggles, by the push and pull of a multitude of interests and schools of thought."

At this point, I no longer feel it is merely morally permissible to violate copyright, but rather one’s *moral duty* to subvert the vast majority of copyright. “Intellectual property” is a thoroughly disgusting Orwellianism.

We have entered a period where a samizdat underground is necessary to sustain the basic facets of civilization. And public education is a central pillar of the commonweal.

#Torrent every goddam thing.

Toto, this isn’t in Vegas anymore

... When my OS (rhymes with “Dan Floyd”) crashed yesterday, taking down the browser (rhymes with “Drone”), I was startled to see … numerous … of tabs opened in an incognito session prepended to the default session tabset. ...

joindiaspora.com/posts/3febde6

NB: is VERY unsteady on its feet today.

500 errors out the wazoo, frequently fully down.

I am not necessarily ignoring you, though that remains highly probable.

If you see a new kemonine asking for a follow

It's me at the one instance on kemonine.info

Totally normal and expected

Remind me why didn't we use client-side certificates for web APIs? Why do we tolerate OAuth again?

Money is a form of unaccountable power.

It doesn't matter what you did to get the money; if you have a lot of it, you can make things happen.

(There's a small amount of accountability around what you do with it, but enough money makes it possible to hide from that as well.)

Let's say I had a friend who fucked off in school and now understands fundamental concepts in mathematics less intricately than he would like to. Would you lovely folks have any recommendations for resources that may help this friend of mine? Asking for a friend. Friend of a friend, even.

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@ccamara I have not used it myself yet, but this new tool is supposed to help people with such legal questions. shareyourpaper.org

My dad, who has always been very "don't rock the boat" about dealing with racism, and "keep your head down and don't draw attention to yourself" has finally snapped.

what did it take?

the contractor who was supposed to do their floors coming in and spouting a whole bunch of racist (specifically antiblack) shit.

my dad went, "get the fuck out of my house" and the guy went, "what?"

to which my dad repeated, "you're fired. get the fuck out of my house".

It's been 0 Days since someone suggested "learning to code" as a solution that's totally inappropriate for the problem

Three corporations that say they support Black Lives Matter but sponsor Tucker Carlson

... and have stopped, after being called out: Disney, Papa John's Pizza, T-Mobile, and furnituremaker Vari.

popular.info/p/five-corporatio

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