There are going to be analyses now. How the French MEPs by and large supported #Art11 and #Art13; how Wikipedia's black-out was a crucial push.

But we need to focus on the future. We need to put together a good Copyright Directive now, and get it voted in in September.

We will not fix everything. But there are things we can fix. And we will all be called upon again during this time to fix the things we can.

We can do it. The Internet has spoken, and it was hard to ignore.


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All you wonderful people, you have helped #SaveYourInternet.

Thank you so much to all of you involved directly and indirectly, supporting this by calling, mailing, talking, or just rooting for the right outcome.

Internet is not to be messed with.

They will now say that we were all paid by Google. They will all say that this was Facebook and Twitter lobbying.

But we know otherwise! We have been there. We've seen it happen.

We made it happen.

This is how you change the world for the better.

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I nearly had an existential crisis until I saw it was just a reflection

Another important take-away from my meetings already: calling MEPs is way more effective than e-mailing them.

E-mailing MEPs with a standard e-mail from a template can actually be counter-productive.

If you can, please *call* your MEPs. You can find your MEP here:

If you'd rather e-mail, please write two-three paragraphs in your own words, from your e-mail address. Even if it's not as slick as the template, it will work way better!

#Art11 #Art13 #SaveYourInternet

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Information may want to be free, but coders need to not starve, and not have to work 80 hrs/week, live in a closet in parent's house at age 37.

When we can print pizza out of Universal Constructors for free, ubiquitous self-owning construction mechs build houses and water systems for free, you can get insulin, quadruple bypasses by medbots free, and self-driving cars & self-flying planes freely shuttle you around, then everything can be free. Until then, we need to pay people for their work.

If you know anyone working on an ActivityPub project and they need any advice/feedback/help or want to spread the word, tell them to DM me! I am more than willing to help or spread awareness! #activitypub #fediverse

Kitchen Nightmares but it's about IT infrastructure & security, hosted by some rockstar sysadmin.

"Customer credit cards on the same server as the WordPress blog?! I am shutting this place down. Shut it down. SHUT. IT. DOWN." *trips circuit breaker*
(click for full thread, it's hilarious!)

uspol, abortion 

So it looks like Roe v. Wade isn't long for this world.

Friends, I live near a Planned Parenthood in a liberal state and I have a very nice guest bedroom.

If you or someone you know needs help getting an abortion, if they need a place to stay, please talk to me.

"Deep in your innermost being, you’ve always known you were destined to learn Clojure. Every time you held your keyboard aloft, crying out in anguish over an incomprehensible class hierarchy; every time you lay awake at night, disturbing your loved ones with sobs over a mutation-induced heisenbug; every time a race condition caused you to pull out more of your ever-dwindling hair, some secret part of you has known that there has to be a better way."

Should I take the first step?

@AlainODea @kaniini There is - I think it started after Github/MS news broke. I try to remember to look at it from time to time. Also there are several tickets across various oss Git hosting projects related to this.

I'm trying to learn a bit more haskell by using it for Advent of Code. Would any experienced haskellers please offer critiques of my first bit of code?

If guaranteed minimum income and universal healthcare were a thing, I think so many of my programmer colleagues would immediately take low-income sabbaticals to write high-quality good-ui users-first free and open source software that it would inspire tedious "how was it possible?!?" medium dot com thinkpieces for years and years

Working on adding CSP headers on a website.

We have AddThis and assets being loaded include LinkedIn, Facebook.

So I added these URLs as part of Content-Security-Policy.

Hmm not sure if I need to do this, or if some other rule can be used.

Did you miss the Layer 8: Social Engineering Con?

All Videos:
- So You Wanna Be a Social Engineer?
- Social Engineering Your Way to an Infosec Career
- Social Engineering CTF Winners Panel
- A Proven Methodology for Open-Source Intelligence Gathering and Social Engineering
- Make Vishing Suck Less
- Cultivating a 'Renaissance Approach' for the Social Engineer

Past me didn't document a thing that should have been documented, so present me spent an hour re-figuring everything out and documenting it.

Past me is a jackass. Don't be like past me. Document your things.

The EU seems to be having a “hold my beer” moment in trying to outdo the US in wrecking the internet. As I was reminded many times before, we should not fear because the internet was designed to route around such breakage.

@charlyblack @InspectorCaracal @Gargron Avoid anything which centralizes attention within the network. Trending hashtags, global rankings or scores, things like that. They will all reproduce the bad aspects of Birdsite. People should find stuff through community engagement and algorithms aren't a good substitute.
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