RT @cayeric@twitter.com
It doesn't take much to be a web dev. But a lot to develop software responsibly - all the embedded javascript comes with a price tag! twitter.com/projectsbyif/statu

RT @TEDTalks@twitter.com

"My question to you is, is this what you want? Is this how you want history to remember you? As the handmaidens to authoritarianism?"

Watch as @carolecadwalla@twitter.com calls out the "gods of Silicon Valley" for being on the wrong side of history: t.ted.com/OuxHYs3 #TED2019

🐦🔗: twitter.com/TEDTalks/status/11

@feld @olimex @freedomboxfndn

The Freedom Box software is free and open, you can install it on your own hardware if you prefer, modify it, distribute it etc.

What they're selling are all-in-one hardware packages, for people who prefer buying stuff that works out of the box.

Google walkout organizers say they're being retaliated against for demanding ethical standards — Cory Doctorow


HTML5 ping tracking – Firefox :firefox: will enable it by default:


– HTML5 ping attributes can be used to track people if they click a link (<a href=… ping=…>) by sending POST requests to an arbitrary amount of hosts
– tracking is possible without any JavaScript, or Cookies
– Steve Gibson talked about it in Security Now 709: mastodon.at/@infosechandbook/1
– ping is enabled in Chrome, Opera, Edge, Safari by default

#html5 #ping #tracking #firefox #mozilla

MegaPixels is now live. Investigating the ethics and origins of the face recognition datasets used to build authoritarian surveillance megapixels.cc

With 5 case studies linking datasets to use by foreign and domestic military agencies

Solidarity Letter: Ola Bini is a cybersecurity expert and privacy consultant in the field of Free and open source software, as well as a defender of digital rights. We want him safe, we want him back, we want him free! #FreeOlaBini freeolabini.org/en/statement/ twitter.com/chaosupdates/statu

A look at Matrix.org’s OLM | MEGOLM encryption protocol http://5qqc53mez6gzuo4jaf4m7aj6u2vhub3rz64dhytbdof4gqksvf2ys3ad.onion/2019/03/10/a-look-at-matrix-orgs-olm-megolm-encryption-protocol

It's Follow Friday! #ff #followFriday

@ansuz - Creator of @cryptpad, an awesome open source encrypted alternative to Google Docs!

@tom79 - Fedilab developer who is adding first class pixelfed support to the mobile app!

@Curator - Curator/Admin of mastodon.art, a great instance for artists of the fediverse!

@switchingsocial - An amazing collection of ethical, easy-to-use and privacy-conscious alternatives

Everyone's sharing the close-up image of the black hole itself, which is neat, but here is a zoomed-out view of the gigantic mass of space-stuff that it is busily consuming: chandra.harvard.edu/blog/node/

Kiwix is a free open app that lets you view Wikipedia, Project Gutenberg, StackExchange etc offline.

It's intended for people who cannot access a reliable internet connection, either for geographical or political reasons.

You can find out more here:


You can follow it on the Fediverse here:


It's available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Firefox and Chrome.

#Kiwix #Wikipedia #StackExchange #ProjectGutenberg #OffTheGrid

This post-mortem of today's Matrix prod compromise is great for its transparency and cautious response. Also a clear demonstration why dev infrastructure (Jenkins or otherwise) should not be allowed to access prod. #keepemseparated #infosec #devops matrix.org/blog/2019/04/11/sec

When #Matrix comes back online, or even before, anyone using matrix.org as a homeserver should strongly consider switching to another instance (hello-matrix.net/public_server) or starting their own.

The de facto centralization of Matrix is what's preventing you from chatting now. Promote the decentralization and federation that worked well for the Mastodon fediverse by leaving matrix.org.

#matrixDown #Riot

'if you're a matrix.org user you should change your password now.'

It's running again, but:
'The hacker exploited a vulnerability in our production infrastructure'


#infosec #matrix

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