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Some tips from the EFF (

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'

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I updated the Big Ass Data Broker Opt Out List to add info on new classes of information that Google allows people to remove. And I fixed some typos!


Google Docs:

It's been a while but still here 👋🏼

Really like this video on the behavioral differences when copying JavaScript objects vs primitives. I realize this has been tripping me up so committing this to memory 💡

Seeing the new Lego Rocket Racer minifig [1] gives me so much nostalgia playing the old Lego Racers game on PC [2] as a kid. One of my favorites. Want to see if I can play the N64 version on my Linux laptop!


Looks like AdGuard will soon be taking on NextDNS with a new managed DNS service:

More about it here:

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This really sucks (read thread). And has told me more than I need to know about CalyxOS. Won’t be looking into it any further as a potential alternative (microG is a deal-breaker for any longer-term solution anyway).

#calyxos #grapheneOS #privacy

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Wrote a Python script that uses doggo under the hood for seeing how effective resolver's filtering is against a list of domains.

Some past related discussions about DNS filtering:

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Watched The Secret of NIMH last night after seeing it recommended enough. Yeah, it's really good. Still thinking about it.

Learned of nice command line tool called doggo.

> doggo is a modern command-line DNS client (like dig) written in Golang. It outputs information in a neat concise manner and supports protocols like DoH, DoT and DNSCrypt as well.

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