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I recently wrote a blog post explaining how I set up Mullvad VPN in Qubes, using NetworkManager in the systrem tray, having it automatically connect, and using the Qubes firewall to prevent leaks. Check it out micahflee.com/2019/11/using-mu

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hey fedizens (and especially niusers)! i built something!

it's a tool that can open a mastodon export archive and show you all of your toots and favorites (if they're available). it's still not perfect and needs substantial improvements, but i decided to publish it now, as niusers were asking questions about how to view export.


also i'll post updates at @meowViewer (report bugs there if you encounter them!). please boost! :boost_ok:

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Up until now, the government has had unfettered access to search travelers’ electronic devices when they enter the U.S.

Going forward, the judge said, searches must require reasonable suspicion—a much higher standard—that the devices contain contraband.

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"Wanna know what makes SeaGL special? We're FREE, we provide childcare, and we have a tea meetup called TeaGL! Learn more here and see you FRIDAY!!!"


#SeaGL #FLOSSconf #FLOSSevent #Seattle #FreeSoftware #TeaGL

Playing around with and library from

Rewrote a Conway's Game of Life using it --

I like it much better than the Go Qt library I used previously which rotted to the point it wouldn't compile anymore.

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Had anyone good ideas for soldering projects with 24-40 parts ?
I want to do a soldering advents calendar ( 24 day countdown to Christmas).

Please feel free to RT

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Here's a privacy feature you can set up with ProtonMail and iOS 13. 👍

1. Tap Shortcuts > Automation > Create Personal Automation
2. Select Arrive > Choose "USA" for Location
3. Tap Add Action > Select the ProtonMail app > Tap Wipe Local Data

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I review services for PCMag, and that means I had a lot of work to do the last few days with the NordVPN and TorGuard breaches. The upshot? I'm lowering NordVPN's score.


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You may have had a few extra Teams connecting to your TeamViewer. 👯‍♂️👯‍♂️

FireEye: "APT41 compromised company behind TeamViewer - which enabled them to access *any* system with TeamViewer installed" • InfoTech News


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Share your digital life in better ways starter pack:
#mastodon (Twitter), #pixelfed (Instagram) and #signal (whatsapp) #justsayin #ActivityPub #fediverse #security

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We're giving away 10 of our unpopulated SAO badge boards and lanyards this week.

Donate $20 or more now through Friday 13:00 UTC (9am ET), and you will be entered to win.

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Get 40% off of all ebooks at @nostarch with coupon code DRMFREE40 - nostarch.com - for Day Against DRM.

Also: DRM is stupid.

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China announced a new rule which requires residents to pass a facial recognition test in order to apply for an internet connection via smartphone or computer.

Here's a shiny new v3.3 for your partitioning pleasure.

(It's actually not that shiny, I hope you've been patching since the last release of 3.2 back in 2014)

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Two words I never thought I'd put together are "Beaks" and "Christmas."

Want a Beaks Christmas tale? This is how you get "Sister Silence Night." It's got Christmas trees. And presents. And maybe, *maybe* a splash of blood.


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