Webbkoll – feature request for detecting report-uri/report-to directives:
– All: What is your opinion on these directives?
– Admins: Do you use centralized providers like report-uri.com/uriports.com or your own reporting server?
– Users: Did you check for these directives ever before?
Simjacker – 29 affected countries released:
– In Europe, at least 1 mobile operator in Italy, Cyprus, and Bulgaria is/was affected.
– At least 61 mobile operators are/were affected worldwide.
– ~861 million SIM cards are affected according to the report.
So say the macOS Catalina update bricked your Mac (https://twitter.com/aral/status/1181466695250128896) and so you need to copy your account to an external hard drive so you open up Terminal in recovery mode and pop in something like:
cp -R /Volumes/bricked /Volumes/external
You know you have to wait about a day for the 1TB to copy over so you leave it. Next you check: the damn thing is asleep.
🤬 🤬 🤬
Open another terminal window and enter:
FFS! Recovery mode should do this by default.
The prospect of living off of battery for days has me thinking about low power electronics, too. Laptop is too power hungry, though I do have that 7 inch one. I guess I can get a SIM card and move it to the feature phone I have in a drawer somewhere if I need long periods of power. Or I could switch to a 2 way pager instead of 1-way. That depends on 2 networks but can send and receive both SMS and email with a battery that lasts for days
Twitter admits email address and phone number given for security purposes was used for targeted ads
The Cloud is to the free and open Internet as nuclear weapons are to solar power.
Slightly smaller, much shorter lived, about as powerful during the time it stays in operation, built by a group of military-industrial contractors, with highly secret internals, and used as a strategic weapon between nation-states... with the ability to just flick a switch and make things the American government doesn't like go away.
Although that last capability may have a slight problem of fallout.
"We have noticed that you are using adblocker"
Whoa, love these diagrams by the EFF for explaining encrypted SNI (server name indication):
Right wingers at work 2/2
...and point out that it's simply a stalling tactic because he *knows* our healthcare is trash.
But it doesn't end--it's just one lie after another, and there's only so many subtle ways to say to someone "you're very ignorant and susceptible to American propaganda."
But my favorite one was when I pointed out how many pharmaceutical companies have made a killing using public-funded research to create their products.
Then they turn around and claim they have exorbitantly high costs due to "research," ignoring their direct and indirect taxpayer subsidies.
His response: "well, Post did the same thing to Kellogg: he stole the recipe for Grape Nuts from him and made a killing."
Again, very little relevancy (people aren't dying from overpriced cereal nor subsidizing its creation), but it makes someone pause and thus gets them on their heels.
But yeah, working people.defending pharmaceutical billionaires. This country is an absolute fucking nightmare.
Amazon, ICE, union action++
Whole foods workers demand Amazon stop working with ICE.
Yes! You can't fight fascism without fighting capitalism, and unions are essential for that.
@ilovecomputers wait this is literally a metal gear rising revengeance quote tho
"What about all the good things war has done for us? Why don't we ever hear speeches about that? Jobs, technology, a common purpose... All we're sayin' is... GIVE WAR A CHANCE!"
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