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SecureDrop 1.0.0 is out and includes support for v3 onion services plus significant updates to SecureDrop’s web-based Source Interface and Journalist/Admin Interface.
securedrop.org/news/securedrop
.onion: secrdrop5wyphb5x.onion/news/se

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Cokie Roberts, A Founding Mother Of NPR
n.pr/2V6psGf
I'm a pretty big journalism fan. And we just lost a big journalist. Goodbye Ms Roberts. Thank you for your reporting.

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I'm really missing Linux Journal today. This RMS/FSF news would have had us editors working together to publish a well-thought-out story...

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Laying down the basics and outlines for initial work on Mast 2. ✨

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Would you replace your existing internet provider with a community-based ISP, assuming that you'd (at the very least) keep the same speed? If so/not, why?

Boosts+

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@uther @alex Nobody knows if Wheaton was behind the report or not, but the person who was banned was NOT in violation of any rules, so regardless it was a moderator or admin overstepping, and nothing changed on Mastodon.social as well, which lead to many of us (rightly) saying that Eugen was putting the Fediverse on track to become Twitter 2.0 and he shouldn't be in charge or affiliated with any large instance.

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@uther @alex and everyone assumed it was Wheaton using his celebrity to silence the person (I believe they were trans or non-binary, which amplified it). He said nothing and his instance got SWARMED with reports on his account and they banned him. Rather than make his own instance or got to Mastodon.social (the ones who blocked the individual) he went to his blog and complained about being asked to take responsibility for his actions and words (or lack thereof). He's since only been on Tumblr.

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@uther @alex So the allegations of abuse and possible rape came out against Chris Hardwick, and Wil Wheaton asked for a few days on Twitter to "think about the situation." Months passed and he pretended nothing happened, even as his friends sided with the victim. When he came to Masto to boycott Twitter, someone made a joke "I think it was Bofa" and about how he is implicitly supporting an abuser by not speaking out and even admitting it happened. The person making that comment got suspended...

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If you are waiting for CentOS 8 since RHEL 8 came out in May, you might be interested in why it's still not there:

montanalinux.org/wherefore-art

TL;DR: There was RHEL7.7 which becomes CentOS 7.7 and since CentOS already has tons of active users, it's more important to ship CentOS 7.7 than CentOS 8.

#RHEL #RHEL8 #CentOS #linux #community

Disaster Recovery tests are the bane of my existence. So stressed. (No lectures on why they are necessary, please. I know that.)

Damn, Lizzo. This album is fantastic. Bummed I was on the West Coast and missed your concert in my downtown backyard.

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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

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My dream for Mastodon is for it to be a viable choice as a publishing platform for any creator. In other words, for people to not feel like they're locked in to Twitter or Instagram if they want to be professionally successful.

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Very exciting call for research:

Mozilla has an interest in potentially integrating more of Tor into Firefox 🔥

Tor has never been deployed at this scale, so there are a lot of considerations to research before giving this a try.

Learn more & apply for Mozilla's Research Grant: blog.torproject.org/mozilla-re

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I finally saw Hamilton tonight. The hype is real. Simply fantastic.

Just hanging out at Nginx HQ in San Francisco, like I do.

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"When Gawker was murdered in a terrifying blow to freedom of the press, a shocking number of other journalists said the site deserved it [...] They don’t say that Gawker unionizing made conditions better across the industry."

I'll say it: My industry owes a huge debt to the folks at Gawker and related sites for its trailblazing organizing. We all talked about it. We all waited to see what would happen. We all learned, and some of us followed.

#journalism #union

so i’m in one of my favorite cities for 10 days. San Francisco. i love you. do you love me? yeah, you do. you really do. east coast + west cost = real love.

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