This write-up of FOIA The Dead in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune is totally great. I love that they have a transparency columnist!
"For the past 16 months, when a notable person dies, Parker Higgins sends a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Each letter is the same, except for the name, and makes the same request: Hand over the FBI file for the deceased."
@Xibanya what about
where angels fear to SHRED
[Superman from THPS played on heavenly harps]
Somebody once told me
the world is gonna roll me
I ain't the sharpest tool in the shed
She was looking kind of dumb with her finger and her thumb
In the shape of an "L" on her forehead
Well, the years start coming and they don't stop coming
Fed to the rules and I hit the ground running
Didn't make sense not to live for fun
Your brain gets smart but your head gets dumb
So much to do, so much to see
So what's wrong with taking the back streets?
You'll never know if you don't go
You'll never ...
ｃｙｂｒｅ ≠ cyber
ｃｙｂｒｅ describes an optimism, a hope for the possibility of technology rather than a fear of its oppression
ｃｙｂｒｅ represents the reality of what is now possible, in addition to the mythology of what was thought possible
ｃｙｂｒｅ belongs to the indomitable individuals and indefatigable communities who have carved out a home in an invisible layer above reality
also ｃｙｂｒｅ was available as a domain name
Given that mastodon nodes *aren't* usually run by a corp with a lot of money, are they more susceptible to shake down by large entities (e.g. the US government) than Twitter?
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