PLUG's annual end of year party is this Thursday. It's at our normal time and location.
2019Dec12 @ 19:00
Desert Breeze Substation: 251 North Desert Breeze Blvd, Chandler
Bring something to share if you can
There is not a security meeting this month, but Stammtisch will be a week from Tuesday on the 17th @ 19:00
Next month we will give resume reviews before Stammtisch
Hayden explains that Russian, Chinese, and Saudi authorities will also seek exceptional access backdoors.
Proposals to get around encryption, like client-side scanning, open the door to abuses by those authoritarian regimes and other bad actors.
"One small way to get our independence and agency back from exploitative platforms is to build personal websites to share on instead. It’s a step to taking back control, and building a web that neither relies upon, nor feeds, the harms of Big Tech."
Great post by @laura
Dear everyone who is considering making a video of yourself talking rather than just writing the *exact same words* into a text file, a blog post or a PDF:
Unless you're specifically targeting people who literally cannot read...
Sincerely, A Person Who Doesn't Have Literal Free Hours To Hear You Slooooowly Say Something It Would Take Me Five Seconds To Read And Also I Can Ctrl-F It
Ranting about pornographers on Mastodon.
Why the heck do pornographers post stuff here? Ok, yes, you followed my account but what’s the point? I’m not gonna be like “oh boy, let me just smash that retoot button on that there anime girl blasting fluids out of all her orifices. Yup, all my followers need to see that!” Are there people benefiting from posting this crap or are they the equivalent of the tooth fairy but for anime porn?
Thank you again for your participation to the #SDF32 and #UNIX50 EVENT!!! Thank you to all the anonradio, sdf and irc diehardz esp to the ones who stayed till the end! LOL thank you! BIG thanks to @smj for making this important event happen! Also thank you to USENIX and the @livingcomputers Museum, and to our ever patient sysadmin @iczer haha LET US ALL HELP SDF ALIVE! Keep the old ways ALIVE! Pls support @SDF and keep using your UNIX and all kinds of *NIX machines! 👍👍 I'm beat... good night!LOL
German data protection organization: use of Office 365 in schools is illegal https://nextcloud.com/blog/german-data-protection-organization-use-of-office-365-in-schools-is-illegal/ #nextcloud #business #news
"On 10 April, astrophysicists announced that they had captured the 1st ever image of a #blackhole.
Just 5 days later, the NSF rejected a grant to support that ecosystem, saying that the software lacked sufficient impact.
#opensource is widely acknowledged as crucially important in science, yet it is funded non-sustainably."
I do talks on security and have a horrible track record with social media because I don’t like social media but I guess I need to use it so people know I exist.
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!