Hospitalized on the 98th day of indefinite hunger strike to #FreeÖcalan, Leyla Güven refuses treatment.
"The YPJ defeated ISIS in their own base but our mission to free and protect women from male mindset and atrocity, continues."
-Newroz Ehmed, Women's Defense Units (YPJ) commander
@gingerrroot Neurodiversity and mental illness are not inherently dangerous. Everyone needs support and acceptance to be their best selves, some people more than others.
Google is reportedly hiding behind shell companies to scoop up tax breaks and land - https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/16/18227695/google-shell-companies-tax-breaks-land-texas-expansion-nda #rr
like, i don't mind paying money for food or utilities or insurance bills
but i do mind having to spend almost half my income on rent and having no other options other than being homeless
Masks up, bags full. Practice mutual aid at all times! Feed the hungry, warm the cold. Winter season means mutual aid season. #StrongCommunitysMakePoliceObsolete
@kusuriya I really feel like we're entering a dark age of mass surveillance and unshakable control by entrenched powers, until some future revolution where people start demanding limits around this stuff. Where constitutions limit not just government but *all* concentrations of power.
@freakazoid yeah, I honestly do take a bit of a fatalistic approach myself of "Well I want to use that service and understand the risk" knowing full well that I don't actually really understand the risk, Facebook proved that to everyone. But sometimes I just want to use that one service everyone else is for some dumb reason.
But yeah knowing how the sausage gets made changes everything and I have some buddies that wont talk to me any more because I "spoil the internet" for them.
I guess I should share the URL. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/apple-facetime-bug-you-cant-escape/581554/
"It’s also notable because the exposure, which is real, substantiates and mainstreams long-running paranoid fears about the inherent untrustworthiness of computer hardware. You know those paranoids who told you to cover your laptop camera with tape, so hackers couldn’t spy on you? They were right, in a way: Your computer might be out to get you, even if it doesn’t mean to be."
No, we were completely fucking right, not right "in a way".
In today's world of automated emails, it is costless for a recruiter to ping you repeatedly for the same position if you do not respond. There is zero effort involved on their part; they just write up a template and then their system does it automatically.
I'm going to start just blocking firms entirely when they engage in this sort of behavior.
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