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If you use #GMail, #Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt, and even if you didn't buy the product from them. Here's metadata from my takeout showing price, delivery address, description, vendor, etc. #privacy

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If you live in the US and need help paying your Internet bill, check out ebbhelp.org or take a look at the attached PSA.

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Thinking about how the whole idea of “alpha male” wolves is a myth, based off behaviour only exhibited in captivity. Also thinking about how capitalism & colonialism are effectively systems of captors and captives.

When not in captivity, violent struggles between wolves for dominance are rare or non existent. Meanwhile, the majority of people live in some kind of captivity. How does this change our behaviour? What would we be like if the majority were instead free?

sciencenorway.no/a/1850514

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"Fossil fuel companies are suing governments across the world for more than $18bn (£13bn) after action against climate change has threatened their profits"

This is it. This is literally capitalists dropping the mask and affirming the "profit over people" dogma in court.

news.sky.com/story/fossil-fuel

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I'm a firm believer of Hanlon's Razor, but over a week, Facebook has flagged a post and a comment of mine, both about Mastodon (and including a link to joinmastodon.org)

🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

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<< ProtonMail deletes 'we don't log your IP' boast from website after French climate activist reportedly arrested >>

theregister.com/2021/09/07/pro

Inching closer to getting the Jitsi Meet patch required for live interpretation merged into core:
github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/pu

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How do corporate services reach the tipping point where "everyone" uses them? Is it by writing good software? Not so much... twitter.com/jowens510/status/1

Is anyone using gitweb anymore or is it gitlab and gitea all the way? Just struggled to get gitweb working, now documented for future self current.workingdirectory.net/p

10 techies, 35 devices, Prince's Party Like It's 1999 desktop shared, elf binary pasted into chat, and still can't crash jitsi meet. Will what happened last week remain a mystery forever?

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If anyone is bored and has an old browser or device lying around, May First is trying to re-create a meeting we had last week where it *seems* an errant browser crashed the meeting. We'll be here for the next hour: i.meet.mayfirst.org/crashparty

I'm not really sure how Zoom was accused of misstating their end to end encryption (rwsmagazine.com/bbc-zoom-reach) but I feel somewhat vindicated in noticing that 3 years ago (twitter.com/jamierelay/status/)

Ahhh. "Use another login" means use another device configured with the same login to verify your identity.

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