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Some tips from the EFF (ssd.eff.org/en/module/attendin).

Before the Protest
- Enable full-disk encryption on your device
- Remove fingerprint unlock and FaceID
- Install Signal
- Back up your data
- Buy a prepaid, disposable phone
- Consider biking or walking to the protest (to avoid Automated License Plate Reader Systems)

During the Protest
- Take photos and videos without unlocking your device
- Enable airplane mode

After the Protest
- Scrub metadata on photos

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"I became an Anarchist when I decided to drop the theories and stop seeking power. When I stopped concerning myself with those things I realised that true Anarchy is my nature. It is our nature. It is what we were doing before the theories arrived, it is what we were doing before we were encouraged to be in competition with each other."

- Benjamin Zephaniah, 'Why I Am an Anarchist'

dogsection.org/why-i-am-an-ana

New guide from Security Without Borders written by randhome.io.

“Here's a new guide on how to check-up the integrity and find potential compromises of online email and social media accounts [such as Google/Twitter/Facebook/Yahoo].”

guides.securitywithoutborders.

If a $60 video game worked on by 250 people sold 10,000,000 copies, and each of those 10,000,000 purchases were instead pirated copies of the game and everybody divided their $60 by 250 and sent $0.24 to each developer, they would all have $2.4 Million for their work and could retire immediately, and not a single penny would go to corporate executive leeches.

Hell, they could all pocket $1 Million then form their own dev studio and put the other $350 Million towards a new project.

youtube-dl's most recent stable source and (some) binaries: polarisfm.net/mirrors/youtube-

DMCA'd git repository: codeberg.org/polarisfm/youtube

Fuck yourself, RIAA.

Clone, share, and mirror.

You may stop this individual, but you can't stop us all... after all, we're all alike.

Site Isolation is available for testing in Firefox Nightly. Will be generally available next year.

zdnet.com/article/firefox-site

How to enable:
1. Access the about:config page.
2. Set the "fission.autostart" and "gfx.webrender.all" prefs to "true".

“Once enabled, users can test if Site Isolation is active by hovering their mouse over a Firefox tab. If enabled, the tooltip will show the [F] indicator that Fission is active, along with the PID — the OS process ID for each Firefox tab.”

“Russia has granted U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights, his lawyer said on Thursday, a step towards Russian citizenship if he wants it.”

reuters.com/article/usa-securi

“The account was not protected by two-factor authentication... It’s the second time Gevers has gained access to Trump’s Twitter account.

The first time was in 2016, when Gevers and two others extracted and cracked Trump’s password from the 2012 LinkedIn breach. The researchers took his password — “yourefired” — his catchphrase from the television show The Apprentice — and found it let them into his Twitter account.”

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“A Dutch security researcher says he accessed President Trump’s @realDonaldTrump Twitter account last week by guessing his password: “maga2020!”.”

techcrunch.com/2020/10/22/dutc

Fixed a bug which caused profiles to override each other. Now you can have multiple encrypted DNS profiles installed for easier toggling 🌟

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“Google has released Chrome version 86.0.4240.111 earlier today to deploy security fixes, including a patch for an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability.”

zdnet.com/article/google-relea

“As of October 20, 2020, uBO-Extra is discontinued and is no longer present in the Chrome Web store. Instart Logic's anti-user agent technology appears to have gone away and consequently the extension has become useless, as its main purpose was to foil Instart Logic's 3rd parties obfuscation technology.”

nitter.snopyta.org/gorhill/sta

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nitrohorse Ⓐ

Personal instance of nitrohorse (nitrohorse.com).