Android 101: How to stop #location tracking #theverge https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18302306/android-101-location-tracking-stop-how-to
Full Text of Julian Assange Indictment
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>Delete any message on both ends in any private chat, anytime.
when free software behaves, like it’s not free.
what does it mean - software erases something from my computer, without letting me choose?
p. s. deleted telegram account today. has nothing to do with this release, was getting too dependent on a centralized technology.
people, what is happening here? is that something at the end of file? size of the file?
noch@debed ~ $ dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/test count=1
1+0 records in
1+0 records out
512 bytes copied, 0.000508732 s, 1.0 MB/s
noch@debed ~ $ hexdump /tmp/test
0000000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000
Once upon a time, FOSS enthusiasts were so concerned about Microsoft, that they recommended everyone use GMail and Google Apps.
Today the same crowd hates Google, so they recommend $SERVICE instead...
As long as $SERVICE is a provider in the cloud, on somebody else's computer, I'm shaking my head.
Many of the things being recommended are even more proprietary and locked-down than Google's stuff is!
Fighting monopolies is good. But don't lie to yourself that this helps software freedom.
The 1985 Apple Johnathan was a beautiful design concept for a modular computer.
Managed to work out why #Samsung removed the S9's ability to block spam SMS messages via keywords and phrases:
They partnered with a third party company called Hiya to provide spam filtering services. Which means your text messages and phone call activity (both incoming and outgoing) will be uploaded to a remote, for-profit data harvesting company in real time.
Which is why basic smartphone functions on a highly expensive flagship phone now comes with third party privacy policies.
The future is now.
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MySpace has lost all music uploaded between 2003 and 2015.
There are no backups.
Don't trust cloud services. One day Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr will be gone too. YouTube will shut down, and so will Google Drive, OneDrive and DropBox.
Always keep a local copy.
Why Asians wear surgical masks in public (2014)
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Oklahoma University Boomer Sooner cheerleaders, photo by Leon Trice for Esquire, October 1950 https://gameraboy1.tumblr.com/post/183443630440/oklahoma-university-boomer-sooner-cheerleaders
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