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Adblocking isn't unethical. Covering your website in trackers, spying on users, and compromising their security to make a buck is.

IPFS is an open source way to host files and share them around the web. As demand increases so does the speed of retrieving the content.

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@jrswab Have you tried #Quad9 as well? From their FAQ is looks like a usable potential alternative DNS provider as well. Also supports DNS-over-TLS etc.

What level of trust should be placed in a DNS provider? Do not to trust your ISP's DNS, they can sell your DNS metadata to other companies.

Android 9 includes a new Private DNS Mode. This new feature simplifies the process of configuring a custom secure DNS resolver on Android, meaning parties between your device and the websites you visit won’t be able to snoop on your DNS queries

✌️✌️ Setup the DNS Resolver in less than two minutes.

Is it possible to follow Jesus and be a stoic? The Bible says to beware of the philosophy of men so let's dig into stoicism and find out.

Why I like Mastodon:

Because my followers are genuine and they all seem to love technology. πŸ’ͺ πŸ€“

At this I only have Twitter for legacy reasons...

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Conky - System Monitor on My Desktop. How to Install and Configure It on #Linux

My motivation to do anything dropped to, basically, zero and there is nothing that I actually wanted to do. I think it's the social media...

Even if you use a VPN and surf the web over TLS/HTTPS your ISP or that coffee shop can still know where you go and what you do on the web.

If you put money into Bitcoin or another crypto, it's essential to store them in a hardware wallet where you keep your private keys offline.

Workflows are more efficient in the terminal but tweaking everything to be efficient ends up taking a lot of time. Enter BASH automation.

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) are programs that respect the user's freedom and allows anyone to look over the code for problems.

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