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Safari on macOS 15 and iOS/iPadOS 15 seems to have a serious security issue:

I would suggest switching to a different browser, but on iOS/iPadOS devices that's impossible, as far as I know -- any browser there is just a skin on Apple's Safari, because Apple bans all other rendering engines:

So, instead I can only suggest switching to a different phone. 🤷‍♀️

#InfoSec #Monopolies

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"Are you a rockstar/ninja/unicorn developer? Come join us!"

submitted by 1ByteIdiot

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Our Favourite Free/Libre & Open Source F-Droid Android Apps (reclaim your privacy & freedom!)

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💬 "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
🗣️ Thomas Watson, president of IBM, 1943

💬 "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
🗣️ Ken Olsen, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977

💬 "I predict the Internet will soon go spectacularly supernova and in 1996 catastrophically collapse."
🗣️ Robert Metcalfe, founder of 3Com, 1995

💬 "People don’t want to run their own servers, and never will."
🗣️ Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Signal messenger, 2022

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Manyverse is a free open source "off the grid" social network. Each user's data is stored on their own computer or phone instead of on a server. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @manyver_se

There are apps for Linux, Mac, Windows, iOS and Android, available from the website at

Manyverse is part of the SSB/Scuttlebutt network.

#Manyverse #SSB #Scuttlebutt #OffTheGrid #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource

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So-called "web3" is about decentralization, if by decentralization you mean adding a bunch of much more expensive and totally unaccountable middlemen.

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25 years and my life is still
Trying to get up that great big hill of hope
For a destination


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Signal, dangers of centralisation 

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#TIL about Scribe, a free code front end that does on articles what does on YT videos and Nitter on Titter posts:

#Scribe #Medium

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@brennen Email.

Everybody loves to hate on email and tries to replace it with something else. But long after those "something elses" are gone, #email will still be here.

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If WhatsApp infrastructure were owned by users, not Facebook, then #FacebookDown could only affect one household at a time. Communicating with family and work is too important to be the job of one company. Decentralize now! #EmailFTW

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The talk “Diving deep into Briar - a closer look at its internals” is now online.

"After shortly introducing Briar and talking about the features it offers, I showed how Briar works on the lower levels and how it makes use of the Bramble Protocols."
It's available on #peertube and youtube.

more here:

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Mobilizon is a free open source Fediverse events platform, a privacy-friendly alternative to Facebook Events. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @mobilizon

Its official websites are at:


You can follow Mobilizon accounts from Mastodon etc. because it uses the same ActivityPub federation standard as the rest of the Fediverse.

#Mobilizon #Fediverse #ActivityPub #Activism #SelfHosting #FOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Events

Let's see if I can get this Debian 10 server to 365 days of uptime without rebooting!

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Woo hoo! Now I can create & edit Sketchapp files on Linux!

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