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Good news! You now have the power to stop ALL auto-playing videos with a flip of a switch.

Here’s how:

t.co/ciffxFNcnV tweeted by @Firefox

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RT @killyourfm: The latest version of @Firefox flips the privacy switch for 100% of its users on PC and Android.
t.co/djzsMBMxkB tweeted by @Firefox

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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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I really think about buying an /e/ smartphone as my next smartphone. /e/ OS is an ungoogled Android. With each release Android get's more bound to Google, which I find very worrying because I also don't want to spend tons of money on Apple's walled garden.

e.foundation/e-pre-installed-refurbished-smartphones/
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"Facebook confirms 419m phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse

The information was stored in an online server that was not password protected, according to a report from TechCrunch"

theguardian.com/technology/201

@Gargron any suggestions what might be causing this?

Does anyone know why all images in my Mastodon timeline are blurhashed?

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Thinking about switching to a fast and privacy-respecting operating system, but not sure where to start? Check out this approachable but thorough video from @Akzel94@twitter.com

youtu.be/zBklilJdLtA

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But then once logged in using Epiphany, NOTHING works. No menus, no links, no nothing... astounding.

And yet it doesn't complain about Epiphany (aka Gnome Web)?

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"It's like you showed up at a campaign rally and instead of using a microphone and speakers, the candidate just wandered up to each person and whispered something into their eye that made them smile. Okay?

"It's creepy and suspicious!"

White Man Behind a Desk on personally targetted advertising.

invidio.us/watch?v=FxfRNKJUj0U

That was a great monolog about democracy, almost every line was iconic!

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Happy birthday Linux. You don't look a day over 27.

"Happy birthday to the Linux kernel: What's your favorite release?"

opensource.com/article/19/8/li

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This looks like a really interesting solution. I've been a strong proponent of Keybase in the past, and interesting solutions to problems is one of the reasons why.

"Keybase SSH"

keybase.io/blog/keybase-ssh-ca

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The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!