Kudos to devs, just moved my setup from to a jail. Only real hitch I hit was solved by running the Resynchronize hooks task from the gitea admin panel.

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It's been a historic week in the fight against face surveillance:

Brookline, MA, San Diego, CA, and Seattle, WA each took steps to limit local use of face surveillance.

On Tuesday, Sea-Tac airport halted plans to implement face recognition: usnews.com/news/best-states/wa

Setting up my first jail. Good news is it seems to be working. Bad news is I spent a bunch of time futzing around with networking before trying - iocage.readthedocs.io/en/lates

Apparently it isn't auto-creating the bridge.

Also a bit surprised it starts the jail with the create command, before I've had a chance to mount the extra files and configure sshd.

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blatant holiday commercialism, with coupon 

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I really like how when you hold down the space bar on it becomes a mini track pad to move the cursor.

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New York City's POST Act would require documentation of the privacy-invasive surveillance technologies being deployed by city agencies and the technology's threat to fundamental civil liberties. eff.org/event/orwells-new-york

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This is outrageous and dangerous. People in China are now required to have their faces scanned when registering new mobile phone services.
.onion: bbcnewsv2vjtpsuy.onion/news/wo

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School surveillance technology is often implemented without any notification or input from parents. It's unclear where and how students are tracked, with little to no information given to parents on the depth of the privacy invasion. theguardian.com/education/2019

Hm. The WordPress change email process seems backwards. The old email gets a message saying 'if this is ok, ignore this email' and the new address gets the verification link to click.

Updated my game a bit today, now you can pass in rule strings like B3/S23 to control it. github.com/bcl/sdl2-life

I really like how easy it is to use vm-bhyve

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There is a high-level overview for this article as well now, if you only want the important stuff about these Kaspersky vulnerabilities without the technical details.


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Help stop the privatization of Public Interest Registry, the steward of the .org domain space. Please sign the letter of protest to
#AndrewSullivan, President and CEO of the US #InternetSociety, and spread the word:

Managed to get installed w/GeForce 9500 and only a little pain (had to install a couple xf86-input- packages manually to get the keyboard and mouse to work.

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I'm trying out Fedora Silverblue in a VirtualBox VM (on an Ubuntu host). For some reason, after installing and creating a user, the keyboard doesn't work. Like when I reboot, I can't type my password to login. Anyone else have this problem?

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Some cool collaboration/sync/privacy research by Kleppmann et al at Ink & Switch: inkandswitch.com/local-first.h . Nextcloud should have got at least an honorable mention ( nextcloud.com/ ).

Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) sound cool.

Many interesting links in there, including the library of congress recommended formats: loc.gov/preservation/resources

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