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This is officially the best graphic that explains how #OpenPGP works.

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The illogic of the "paradox of tolerance" argument is mindblowing. If we are not prepared to tolerate the intolerant, then we are fundamentally incapable of defending a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, because we *are* the intolerant, we are the people a tolerant society needs defending against. Classic example, it is on the basis of the "paradox of tolerance" that so many atheists justify their islamophobia.

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This article about Google's project to store and analyze millions of Americans' health care data confirms my suspicions about the Fitbit acquisition.

Many people who don't care about mass data collection because "I've got nothing to hide" change their tune when it's health care data.

wsj.com/articles/google-s-secr

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Linux Foundation bans person for "Tone Policing."

patreon.com/posts/31469894

Full article (just the facts, no opinion) and video reaction (with opinion) for free at the link.

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On one hand, tech companies violate our , capture massive amounts of data without consent, and process and categorize it w/ ruthless efficiency to ever-more-precisely target us with ads.

On the other hand, AARP keeps trying to sell my deceased dad life insurance.

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"For example, most people would be horrified by a proposal that all the paper envelopes and cardboard packages we send, should be opened and inspected against records of ownership, in order to prevent the distribution through the mail of copied products, like books or music.

But digitally superstitious people see nothing to worry about, when it comes to proposals to do pretty much exactly that, as long as we’re talking about digital packages."

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Today is the first day of , the National Novel Month. For those participating, the goal is to write 50,000 words in the month of August.

This is my 4th attempt at NaNoWriMo. I have succeeded at 50,000 words once. I hope to again this year, and this year to finish my book and publish it. It will be interesting to see where it goes.

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Every breath you take, every move you make, every bond you break, every step you take they'll be watching you.

arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/1

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The software team were hard at work last month making changes to calls, messaging, settings, the software store, libhandy, the shell and compositor, virtual keyboard, kernel and much more.

Read the full update on our blog puri.sm/posts/librem-5-septemb

Look at those great community contributed keyboard layouts to support additional languages :)

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The internet was intended to be a free and open space to share information, but tracking, surveillance, and censorship are widespread online.

Let's take back the internet. torproject.org/donate/donate-t #TakeBacktheInternet

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Somebody gets it; the power and freedom of the Librem 5. youtube.com/watch?v=AnbqjNvpup
Thanks for sharing your ideas David (hackersgame)

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Thank you Unbox Therapy youtu.be/hVcJgCvFuWo for featuring our Librem 13 Laptop shop.puri.sm/shop/librem-13/ and thoroughly demoing the hardware kill switches.

In Lewis's own words, "You know how secure I am right now!" 😀

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