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DRM is a funny concept because if big companies had their way, you wouldn't have any digital rights to begin with.

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Wired, 1993: Rebels with a Cause - Your Privacy. "On the cover were Eric Hughes, Tim May, John Gilmore, holding up an American flag, faces hidden behind white mask, their PGP fingerprints written on the foreheads. Gilmore even sporting an newly-founded EFF T-shirt. (from Thomas Rid, CS Monitor)"

Wired, 2019: YOU'RE IN PRIVATE MODE. To continue using a private window, sign in or subscribe. The title of the article being denied reads "It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser. Ad trackers are out of control".

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Amazon, Climate Strike, Fuck Capitalism Show more

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us politics, xenophobia, call for activism (boost with CW) Show more

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an apple trebuchet keeps 900-1000 standard apples 300m away

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tales from taco bell 7/? Show more

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reminder, social media, political astroturf propaganda Show more

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"Don't go near the castle, it is cursed," the people in the village said.
"In what way?"
"It traps you."
"How?"
"Most of us were passing through, like you; now we can't leave."
"Why?"
They conferred, then an elder spoke. "It has an amazing, huge library."
"I must see it!"
"Noo!"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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Video gaming *changed* when code size no longer meaningfully competed with media size

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I guess I can follow a 113 with a 117??? 🎳

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I processed tests for a cat named Vladimir Purrtin.

I've been laughing for an hour now.

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We all know that Google (with Chrome-ium) has at least close to 90% of the browser marketshare on the internet.

Which is your primary browser on your computer?

Remember that Brave, Opera and Edge are Chromium derivatives. I consider Safari to be separate since it's Webkit and not Blink.

Retoot this to get more votes in.

#poll #browser #firefox #chromium

[ ] Mozilla Firefox / Forks
[ ] Google Chrome / Chromium
[ ] Safari / Custom Webkit
[ ] Other

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hippos, pabolo escobar's; youtube link, CBS This Morning Feb 9 2019; twitter link, hippo facts Show more

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Ambopteryx is a dinosaur with bat wings. Not a pterosaur either, but an actual dinosaur.

So basically, dragons actually existed on Earth, but they were only as big as sparrows.

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“This spider has super long legs. What should we call it?”
“Daddy!”

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7-zip is superior in every way to winzip and winrar, and its free.
And yet, I still see these shit programs on people's machines...

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re: countering dangerous misinformation about protest tactics Show more