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@louwestin @astheroth @fdroidorg If being free software means I can not oppose fascism, then honestly, I have no interest in free software. Some things are far more important than software freedom, and this in one,

The Internet service providers of Hong Kong condemned government threats to block social media services. hkispa.org.hk/139-urgent-state We echo their call to keep the Internet open. Freedom of speech is a basic human right—and our service will ensure private and secure Internet access.

Very cool project I found today: "Spectre, Meltdown, Foreshadow, Fallout, RIDL, ZombieLoad vulnerability/mitigation checker for & BSD.”

github.com/speed47/spectre-mel

Helpful site for more context: cpu.fail

Dear #privacytoolsio community, after quite a bit of work, #ptio now has a darkmode on the website thanks to the ongoing efforts of our valued team member Dawid Potocki.

To test it out, just go to privacytools.io and click the theme button in the top left corner :)

As part of our plan to overhaul our VPN section at privacytools.io, we can now proudly present our now VPN layout: privacytools.io/providers/vpn/

Note that we can still add a few refinements later on. Also at the end of 2019 we will re investigate all vpns listed, and lock the amount of providers we recommend to 3.
What do you all think?

The fediverse is big. The map of the fediverse is starting to reflect that!

fediverse.space now includes more server types!

Brilliant.

“Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption publisher Rockstar Games has been accused of tax avoidance in a new report. Investigative thinktank Tax Watch UK states in its report that Rockstar's combined companies paid zero corporation tax in the United Kingdom between 2009 and 2018, despite lifetime sales of Grand Theft Auto V totaling an estimated US $6 billion.”
gamespot.com/articles/gta-red-

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Nice. So Equifax's data breach claim page has Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google trackers.

secure.equifaxbreachsettlement

Show your solidarity with Iranian devs having their GitHub accounts restricted by US sanctions.
- github.com/1995parham/github-d

I just call it Microsoft GitHub these days. Does half the job of communicating the risks of it being a hard dependency for FOSS projects in particular.

"the ads don't bother me much. i hardly notice them anymore" is such a cursed thing to hear, every time i hear it

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nitrohorse Ⓐ

Personal instance of nitrohorse (nitrohorse.com).