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Didn't realize that in 2016 (when Brave came preconfigured w/ a number of search engines), Eich (founder of Brave) added InfoGalactic [1] [2], a fascist alternative to Wikipedia [3].

[1] github.com/brave/browser-lapto
[2] old.reddit.com/r/privacy/comme
[3] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vox_Day#

Lack of DNS blocking for Nazi sites from "Family" resolvers 

CleanBrowsing DNS runs categorify.org which provides a free, 200 requests/day API for getting a rough "keyword heatmap" of a domain:

categorify.org/api?website=ame

{
"white": 54,
"believe": 44,
"aryan": 38,
"must": 37,
"people": 35,
"american": 29,
"america": 27,
"racial": 25,
"national": 24,
"demand": 21,
"party": 19,
"world": 19,
"rockwell": 18,
"children": 18,
...
}

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Lack of DNS blocking for Nazi sites from "Family" resolvers 

Example 2.

- 4chan.org
- 8kun.top
- gab.com
- thedonald.win

Blocks:
- AdGuard (94.140.14.15)
- 4chan.org
- CleanBrowsing (185.228.168.168)
- 4chan.org
- 8kun.top
- CloudFlare (1.1.1.3)
- None!
- Neustar (156.154.70.3)
- 8kun.top
- Norton (199.85.126.20)
- None!
- OpenDNS (208.67.222.123)
- 4chan.org
- 8kun.top
- Yandex (77.88.8.7)
- 4chan.org
- 8kun.top

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Lack of DNS blocking for Nazi sites from "Family" resolvers 

Blocks:
- AdGuard (94.140.14.15)
- None!
- CleanBrowsing (185.228.168.168)
- dailystormer.su
- CloudFlare (1.1.1.3)
- None!
- Neustar (156.154.70.3)
- americannaziparty.com
- dailystormer.su
- officialproudboys.com
- Norton (199.85.126.20)
- dailystormer.su
- OpenDNS (208.67.222.123)
- None!
- Yandex (77.88.8.7)
- None!

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Lack of DNS blocking for Nazi sites from "Family" resolvers 

Example 1.

- americannaziparty.com
- atomwaffendivision.org
- dailystormer.su
- officialproudboys.com
- proudboysusa.com

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Lack of DNS blocking for Nazi sites from "Family" resolvers 

TIL if you use a "family" DNS resolver; these Nazi sites are barely blocked. I'm surprised especially for resolvers marketed toward "families." These aren't like new sites...

This was a fascinating read, damn.

"The Cheating Scandal That Ripped the Poker World Apart"

wired.com/story/stones-poker-c

TIL about DuckDuckGo's "I'm Feeling Ducky" feature. Add a "!" after your search to redirect to a random page/first result related to that term.

Interesting metasearch engine I found recently, etools.ch. Swiss-based and surprisingly detailed privacy policy.

etools.ch/privacy.do

Downside is they appear to aggressively block VPNs and Tor browser usage.

@andreas Getting tinfoil hat vibes from Mozilla...

There's no reason to trust them with anything anymore when they are lying everywhere they can and engaging in this bullshity ad campaigns.

There's no "establishment". There's wild tech capitalism. Can't say "F U Google" tho when you survive on their money. You go say bs like "unfck the internet" when you're the culprit as you took the best browser out there and disemboweled it as you enriched C*O types with Google money.

Eww.

@cypnk Also in recommending other anti-disestablishment tools, I'd heavily recommend Write.As over Medium. And there's plenty of others excellent sites like Switching.Social can recommend.

Disclaimer: I contracted for them, writing the initial version of their GTK client.

After a brief look over this new Mozilla advertising campaign, I think I view it in much the same light as The Social Dilemma...

Mozilla calls Medium a friend in their anti-establishment [1], and I’m reminded how Medium’s first party tracking is extremely user hostile [2].

“If you have uBlock or similar, it appears medium logs all analytics pings into HTML5 LocalStorage and will keep retrying to send them (and apparently periodically change domains and subdomains to try and send them). I had tens of thousands of entries in localStorage.”

[1] blog.mozilla.org/firefox/join-

[2] news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

Wrote a Python script to sort of do this but on command line; it “digs” a given URL against a list of popular DNS resolvers: gitlab.com/nitrohorse/dns-chec

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Useful site by the people behind CleanBrowsing DNS for checking if a site is blocked or not across popular DNS resolvers. Also thinking this will be valuable for easily comparing how effective security-focused resolvers are at blocking malware/phishing sites.

dnsblacklist.org

I wrote for Infosecurity Magazine about why it's time (and well beyond time!) for the US to pardon Snowden.

infosecurity-magazine.com/blog

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