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RT @doctorow@twitter.com

Starting TODAY you can get a preview of my upcoming book RADICALIZED with UNAUTHORIZED BREAD, a DRM-free audiobook about DRM-restricted appliances, refugees, and resistance [Please RT!]
boingboing.net/2019/01/29/brav

🐦🔗: twitter.com/doctorow/status/10

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After digging into Grammarly's privacy policy, this Reddit user decided to uninstall. Why? He found that Grammarly...

1. Collects everything you type into the browser w/the extension
2. Can store that data indefinitely
3. May share it with 3rd parties reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/

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So our team just flipped a ~ 28% agree / 72% disagree initial vote to a 52% agree / 48% disagree vote after our presentations and debate at the Straits Times Educational Forum in Singapore on the motion “Entrepreneurs today do more harm than good.”

Gives me hope to see that change is possible once people actually get to hear diverse viewpoints. Here’s hoping we can follow-through with The Straits Times and Singapore Management University to implement some of the alternatives that we discussed.

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election murders Show more

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Today is #TransDayOfVisibility, and we see you.

You are awesome and cool, and we like you.

:flan_cheer: :flan_trans: :flan_dance:

:gem_gf: :gem_nb: :gem_trans:
:heart_pride: :heart_trans: :heart_trans_white:
:transgender_flag: :white_transgender_flag:

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Fallout V: New Brexit(tm)!

All you Fallout players in the dis-United Kingdom rejoice! Put your Vault Dweller skills into practical applications in Real Life(tm)!

* Position! Generators and defenses!
* Dig! Your shelter!
* Defend! Your food cache!
* Avoid! Being eaten by the neighbors!

Fallout V: New Brexit(tm)!

More terrifying than ever!

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Last week, the #SaveTheNet Act passed its first vote. Help it pass the next one by contacting your representatives and telling them to restore #NetNeutrality protections. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/real

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Whenever some venture capitalist or Singularity University lobbyist or Silicon Valley tech bro mentions “exponential growth” or “accelerating growth” just look them straight in the eye, say “tumour”, and walk away.

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Police violence, swearing Show more

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Firefox fuckery Show more

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Just what socialism needs is more people who think all you need to do is dream big and everything will be fine. Don't bug me with that pesky "reality".

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RT @YousraElbagir@twitter.com [U.K. Channel 4 News, 1h ago]:
Social media access is unblocked in Sudan, after 10 weeks of the government restricting access to platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.

This was overridden through the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPN).

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Sometimes FOSS:
User: This function is bugged!
Dev: Well, sucks to be you. There is nothing to fix there, that's intended behavior.
User: Oh yeah?

* forks project like a boss *

User: fixed.

Proprietary:
User: This function is bugged!
Dev: Well, sucks to be you. There is nothing to fix there, that's intended behavior.
User: Fuck you!
Dev: Fuck you too.
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GNU/Linux (and FOSS in general):
User: I wonder how this program works! Can I take a look at the source?
Linux: Well, the source is available in this Git repository, feel free to take a look and fiddle with it all you want!

Windows:
User: I wonder how this program works! Can I take a look at the source?
Windows: No. That's illegal. What are you, a filthy communist?
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GNU/Linux:
User: Man I'm bored of this desktop environment already! I ant to change it
Linux: Sure! Which one do you want this time? GNOME? Plasma? MATE? XFCE? There is a huge list to choose from!

Windows:
User: Man I'm bored of this desktop environment already! I ant to change it
Windows: Fuck you!
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