XMRig is a small mining program you could use to mine #Monero #XMR currency using a machines CPU. Doing so will not be profitable, the currency you get will barely cover the additional electricity cost. Still, may be interesting to do if you are particularly interested in digital currency technology.
I've noticed a direct correlation between how much people know about how technology works, and how much they are concerned about digital privacy.
@stragu Take note that F4map and MapsMe still load Google services and scripts. I don't know about OsmAnd though,
@nolan Computers can allow you drastically improve your life, but only if you're the one who's actually in control of them.
Twitter wouldn’t have to worry about whether or not last week’s attackers read or exfiltrated direct messages if it had end-to-end encrypted them. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxd3d/twitter-insider-access-panel-account-hacks-biden-uber-bezos
Customize Your Linux Desktop With A Video Wallpaper
@manjarolinux What video editor is that?
Me: *disables browser cookies*
Websites: “Wait, this wasn’t the plan”
@purism Will it be able to run different Linux distros, or just PureOS?
@eff As EFF has said, merging Fitbit’s trove of health and biometric data with Google’s data makes it harder and harder for privacy-focused tech companies to exist and compete. https://www.eff.org/pt-br/deeplinks/2020/04/google-fitbit-merger-would-cement-googles-data-empire
21 TiB Of "Open Source" Software From #GitHub Is Now Stored In the #Norwegian Arctic World Archive on Svalbard island. The film reels used to store the source code should, in theory, last thousands of years.
Google is accused of violating data privacy laws by recording what users are looking at in apps.
We need to fight surveillance capitalism: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/data-privacy-day-surveillance-capitalism/ 💪
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