Federal Court Rules Suspicionless Searches of Travelers’ Phones and Laptops Unconstitutional https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/federal-court-rules-suspicionless-searches-travelers-phones-and-laptops
So I’m trying to sign up for a Facebook account again (stricly not going use it for anything except trading of old computer crap and Magic cards); and it’s a horror show.
They require a phone number (can sort of work around with a messaging service) but also they require a photo of your face that they do their creepy AI stuff on to “check if it’s really you”.
I’m in “manual review” for the “security of our community” now. What the fuck even.
😂😂😂 Chrome 78 allows sites to edit local files, read verification SMS texts, and more (Update: Critical security fix) https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/11/01/chrome-beta-78-allows-sites-to-edit-local-files-read-verification-sms-texts-and-more/
Favourite pull request, right here.
A lot of how we use the Internet is based on sharing: memes, images, words, music, etc. The CASE Act could make doing those things—even when they’re perfectly legal to do—feel dangerous. Call Congress and tell them not pass this terrible bill. https://boingboing.net/2019/10/15/a-new-copyright-bill-would-be.html
Google's started rejecting updates to the most useful adblocking extension in Chrome, so watch out, things are gonna go downhill *really* fast from here on out. switch back to Firefox now while you have a chance.
facebook, cryptocurrency crap
Glad to see that Facebook's Libra bollocks is collapsing in disarray already
Genie: You have ONE WISH.
Me: Alright, I have one, but it's very detailed.
Genie: As long as it is only one wish, you're allowed to spend as much time as you want detailing it.
Me: Alright, here we go. *Grabs notebook and takes a deep breath* The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].
Genie: Wait, is that...?
Me: *Flips notebook* Chapter 1. Preamble.