Yikes, a scary email phishing attempt for this person’s GitHub credentials. Shows how using a browser web extension for your password manager can help detect this by its autofilling.
Google's buying FitBit...and slurping in all the data FitBit users provided. We asked FitBit users what they thought, and we got an EARFUL https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/your-objections-google-fitbit-merger
Install Privacy Badger to block Facebook's invisible trackers when they try to follow you off the site. https://www.eff.org/pb
It is proven!
Android apps can be built using only standard packages from Debian Buster!
"This project helps to document the Android tools in Debian by providing an example build, and can serve as a base template for new projects for those who would like to develop Android apps using only truly Free and Open Source software."
It seems that Google wants to make using app bundles a requirement for new apps on Google Play in 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=320&v=cMr-b660Esw
This would mean developers have to upload their signing keys to google play even though there's no technical benefit in doing that. You can achieve the same efficient download sizes by using bundletool locally and uploading all generated apks. But it seems google will stop allowing that and just wants your signing keys.
Facebook shouldn't give politicians more power than ordinary users. Creating exemptions from the rules for people who are already powerful is simply a practical concession, one that will continue to harm the least powerful people in society. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/10/facebook-shouldnt-give-politicians-more-power-ordinary-users
We now have our own Matrix homeserver, and it is running on #RockPro64 hardware just like the rest of our online infrastructure! All our discussion/support channels have been moved to it as their main address.
Did I also mention it's open for user registration? 😊
This graph is amazing. It shows that measuring #SARSCoV2 levels in municipal sewage almost perfectly predicts forthcoming #COVID19 cases with a full week's notice (R=0.994). It's one of several discoveries in this new study from @Yale: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.19.20105999v1.full.pdf. C-19 is #InThePoop
No one, least of all the President of the U.S., should use specious copyright or trademark claims to silence a critic. And platforms shouldn’t play along when they get a claim like this. Redbubble should stand up for its users and restore this political cartoon immediately. https://twitter.com/CBLDF/status/1265389225744060416
11 Local TV Stations Pushed the Same Amazon-Scripted Segment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6U2Un5kEdI
Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.
Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.
This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.
It's here...! The latest release of Snikket supports voice and video calling out of the box! ☎📽
If you're upgrading the server from a previous release, check out the upgrade notes: https://github.com/snikket-im/snikket-server/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md#alpha20200513
Setting up a new server? Check out the quick start guide: https://snikket.org/service/quickstart/
The latest app update is already in Google Play. F-Droid users keep a look out for it arriving soon!
Oh no, RIP Google Play Music 😔
How many more cloud-connected devices have to turn into bricks before people realize they don't own the hardware, they only rent it? https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/05/wink-smart-hub-users-get-one-weeks-notice-to-pay-up-or-lose-access/