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I enjoy that the first listed feature of this alternate Slack and Discord client is: Not made from a web browser

If you are configuring webservers, at you can find strong ciphers suites for , and

Drop in configuration snippets, nevertheless you should know what you are doing!😉

EU and US government agencies converge on conclusion: US cloud platforms not GDPR compliant. Only a self hosted, open source and decentralized alternative like Nextcloud is the solution.

Please stop giving people shit for not writing image descriptions. Typing can be hard enough for some of us as it is, having to type twice as much or even more than the toot itself can be a hellish prospect and we don't/can't always use accessibility devices.

You can follow instance with your Mastodon or Pleroma accounts and interact with pixelfed accounts and posts. Thank you @dansup 👍


Thanks to a new Vermont law requiring companies that buy and sell third-party personal data to register with the Secretary of State, Fast Company has been able to assemble a list of 121 data brokers operating in the U.S.

Our project wouldn't exist without everything the community, contributors and many people have done.

Thank you!

We can't wait to share many new updates that will be shipping soon 🚀

#pixelfed #activityPub #fediverse #powerToThePhotos #federation

If you are in a photo that has been uploaded to Flickr, IBM may have used your face to train facial recognition technology that could eventually be used to surveil you.

Nearly a million photos were scraped from Flickr to do so.

You are looking for a fully managed installation?

- dedicated server for you alone
- 4TB Storage
- fast i7 CPU
- 32GB RAM
- 1GBps guaranteed bandwidth

Send us an email or reach out to us here on Mastodon!

"Hey Mike, you know computers, how do I not get hacked?"

"Stop doing those dumb 'What Industrial Solvent Are You?' quizzes, delete Facebook and don't reuse your passwords."

"Hahah yeah, but seriously, what app for my phone should I get?"

I created a GoFundMe for helping me to buy the computer at

It's for a Librem 15 version 4 (Only if I get enough funds otherwise, any other ideas are welcomed). Thanks.


What happens when you block all of Google's IP addresses from your life? Many fascinating things break, because Google is an octopus.

There's no end in sight to Facebook's atrocities.

Facebook paid kids to install its VPN which granted "near limitless access" to their phone activity.

Time to update! Tor Browser 8.0.5 is out.

This release updates Firefox to 60.5.0esr and Tor to, contains a number of backports from the alpha series, and includes the latest versions of NoScript and HTTPS Everywhere.

Happy Friday, lovely people.

Look, I know you all have big ass brains and love fixing and solving complex problems. That's peace.

But don't forget to take care of yourself. Drink your water, take your meds, get plenty of sleep and spend time around loved ones when you can.

The desire to help people that need it is a noble cause that we should aspire to. But to do that, you need to keep yourself in good shape too.

Because you matter as well.

Hey #GNUSocial citizens, Mastodonians and others! Tens of millions of Nextcloud users spread over several 100K's servers can join the #fediverse in just one click!

Help test, improve and join the global social network!
#mastodon #selfhosting #federation

If you plan to host your own , you should have a look at Gitea.

It's easy to install via Docker and it's even more easier to customize 😎

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