I forgot the encryption passphrase of a particular drive :(

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There's a new stable Tor release out today πŸ™Œ

Tor 0.4.1.6 backports several bugfixes to improve stability and correctness. Anyone experiencing build problems or crashes with 0.4.1.5 or reliability issues with single onion services should upgrade.
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

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under which conditions can i withdraw the rights over the lines of code i have contributed to a #FLOSS project?

asking for friends in #chef community, because the company has an #ICE contract: twitter.com/sethvargo/status/1

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Grateful for many brave people in the free software community and excited for the future ahead of us.

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The surveillance state is growing.

A new project by @eff and the University of Nevada allows you to explore a map of where known cell-site simulators, smart street lights, and mobile biometric technology have been deployed.
vice.com/en_us/article/xwewjj/

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Wired, 1993: Rebels with a Cause - Your Privacy. "On the cover were Eric Hughes, Tim May, John Gilmore, holding up an American flag, faces hidden behind white mask, their PGP fingerprints written on the foreheads. Gilmore even sporting an newly-founded EFF T-shirt. (from Thomas Rid, CS Monitor)"

Wired, 2019: YOU'RE IN PRIVATE MODE. To continue using a private window, sign in or subscribe. The title of the article being denied reads "It's Time to Switch to a Privacy Browser. Ad trackers are out of control".

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Tor Browser for Android 8.5.6 is out now. The latest version for Linux, macOS, and Windows is still 8.5.5.

This update fixes an issue with the aarch64 version, mostly on Android 9, which caused a crash on launch. Apologies to all who were affected.
blog.torproject.org/new-releas

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Both Purism Librem 5 and PinePhone are shipping in September! :blobaww:

Librem 5 shipping announcement
puri.sm/posts/librem-5-shippin

PinePhone shipping announcement
pine64.org/2019/09/05/septembe

Both are somewhat unpolished early-adopter versions though. But it is good to see that they're real and coming soon! πŸŽ‰

#Librem5 #PinePhone

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Passwords don't have to be long and hard to remember to be secure! Grab some dice and learn why. supporters.eff.org/shop/eff-pa

NSFW Pytthon error and code 

Curse words 

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What is browser fingerprinting? How is it used? What is Tor Browser doing against it? Find out in this guest post by Pierre Laperdrix

"Any script running in your browser can silently build a fingerprint of your device without you even knowing about it."
blog.torproject.org/browser-fi

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There's now a map of where Amazon has partnered with the cops to provide Ring access. This is useful information, so you know where not to go ;)

cnet.com/news/amazons-ring-rev

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Scuttlebutt is Facebook downgrades from 5' to 4' wide desks on Friday.

Insert ancient airline seat joke here.

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blog.torproject.org/run-tor-br

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Want to learn how to protect your privacy online, but aren’t sure where to begin? Check out our Surveillance Self Defense basics section to get started. ssd.eff.org/en/taxonomy/term/3

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