Reflashed the #daskeyboard with new firmware this weekend and so far it has been working great (no more randomly repeating keys). Way better than returning it for a fix.
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It is proven! I am bcl on Keybase: https://keybase.io/bcl/sigchain#fba4aaf1544a9ed6e0cfae7a45a9bc286851864eb7febed3f4eb09307c157f300f
We’re a small nonprofit that develops free and open source software used by millions, and our community of contributors and users would greatly benefit from improved documentation on Tor.
Through Season of Docs 2019, we're looking for technical writers to help us: https://blog.torproject.org/google-season-docs-2019-help-tor-improve-our-documentation
Government agencies and airlines expected no pushback from passengers when they implemented face surveillance. Wow, were they wrong. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/skip-surveillance-opting-out-face-recognition-airports
We are at the #LinuxFest Northwest conference today!
In a few hours, one of our staff members will be delivering a presentation about #FreedomBox:
"Personal Autonomy and Multi-Device Computing: Using FreedomBox to Build Your Cloud"
So Marcus Hutchins, of #WannaCry fame and who had been arrested in the US has pleaded guilty to writing banking #trojan software. Over on the birdsite there's lots of strong opinions. I blogged my opinion that it's a big world out there and trying to dismiss him as a criminal or pardon him because he's a hero are fundamentally misguided. https://blog.paco.to/2019/marcus-hutchins-infosec-soul-searching/
Your photo could be in a face recognition database without you knowing.
Last month, EFF's @jilliancyork discovered her photos, along with other EFF staff, journalists, and activists, were being used to train algorithms to recognize "suspects of interest." https://www.ft.com/content/cf19b956-60a2-11e9-b285-3acd5d43599e
NEWS: We'll be at LinuxFest Northwest next weekend!
In our session, we explain how your personal autonomy is at risk if you don't control the cloud in your life.
Session: "Personal Autonomy and Multi-Device Computing: Using FreedomBox to Build Your Cloud"
Hackers stole a Microsoft employee's credentials and accessed the body of users' emails, reports @motherboard. https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/ywyz3x/hackers-could-read-your-hotmail-msn-outlook-microsoft-customer-support This particular attack is impossible with ProtonMail as we can't read user emails. Learn about zero-access encryption: https://protonmail.com/blog/zero-access-encryption/
our official announcement is up! https://keybase.io/blog/keybase-proofs-for-mastodon-and-everyone