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Privacy-wise it sounds like a reasonable collaboration

Search-wise: Maybe the tee off from a different place than we did, with a bigger team and more money.... GB has been around for a looong time, and the source could have used more love along the way from a bigger team in order to stay timely. it is a very tough challenge with a lot of pitfalls, but I wish them all the best.

Oh this looks awesome 👀 new game coming out in a couple days called, “Tonight We Riot.”

“...a revolutionary crowd brawler set in a dystopia where wealthy capitalists control elections, media, and the lives of working people. Workers are faced with two choices - accept it or fight for something better... you play as a movement of people whose wellbeing determines the success of your revolution.


More info:

Just updated my little vpn script that adds a more elegant command-line interface to AzireVPN’s WireGuard service on Linux.

Enjoy! :)

Nice to see NixNet's Searx instance up and running! Thanks @amolith 😄

Donate to help keep their services online:

Just took a lovely walk with my dog. Sometimes, even privacy advocates need some time off.

Job hunting is demoralizing. I would feel a lot more valued if someone said "hey here's $100 for your time. You're great but we went with someone else. You'll find something great soon. Keep at it."

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Whoa, didn't know Mozilla created a performance analysis tool for Gecko-based browsers. Very nice!

Forked the source code behind due to it having an expired TLS cert. SpotMyBackup is a helpful single-page web app for exporting your Spotify playlists from one account and importing them into another. 🙂

I'm hosting my copy for now at


So has its own search index which is what PIA’s unique search engine uses.

Details here:

But I’m reminded how @brian’s was also built on Gigablast 🤔 Wonder if PIA will eventually run into the same experience.

Public for beta.

More about Riot:

Also, please feel free to join the @privacytools Matrix homeserver at for some privacy discussions 🙂

AMA started in /r/privacy with “Jennifer Lee, policy lead for technology, surveillance, and privacy issues at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Washington. Ask me anything related to privacy and COVID-19!”

BREAKING: ICANN has voted to REJECT the sale of the .ORG registry to private equity firm Ethos Capital. This is a major victory for the millions of nonprofits, civil society organizations, and individuals who make .ORG their home online. #SaveDotOrg

tip: search through your open tabs by prefixing a "%" to your query in the address bar.

Fixed a broken npm module I wrote a year ago for getting the first 10 search results in your terminal. Now results include their 'anonymous proxy' link.

Source code:

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nitrohorse Ⓐ

Personal instance of nitrohorse (