This weekend I got a report on the state-of-the-art of exclusive underground p2p sites and I gotta say, if you're looking for the non-depressing cyberpunk future present, that's where it's at
"Quebec man busted entering Newfoundland with 'large quantity' of alcohol"
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"On a Saturday...a group of Toronto-area residents posed as local voters at a candidate nomination meeting in Ottawa. The next day, the power broker who led the journey was working at another vote in Hamilton, where a printer secretly churned out fake identity papers."
Add in the fake news and race-baiting, why the fuck would anyone ever vote for these people?
🐻 Bear with me, while I explain why it's so good, and why it will stick.
It's been suggested that we need a #fediverse specific ff-hashtag, but nothing interesting ever came out of it.
Today I saw #FFOS (Follow Friday on Saturday), and I was like, what if, instead of forgetting, we could do it every day, and #FFED was born. Follow-Fediverse, and Follow-Friday Every Day, rolled into one.
Anyone ever use other decentralized/open-source social medias? GNU-Social/diaspora*/Friendica/etc, what was/is your experience compared to Mastodon?
Google can now be unapologetically evil in the US, but in Canada, they have to be apologetically evil.
> "Well, [Centralized Platform] is a business and can run how they want. It's not censorship if they simply decide not to serve you!"
Ok fair. Tell me again how your "it's not censorship since they aren't the government" argument operates in a society where the commons is being systematically walled off and aggressively captured by business interests with monopolistic practices? Organizations who end up taking on the role of private police forces governing what once used to be a public area?
Roll your own: https://[federated.instance]/@[userid].atom
Google: Removes 'Don't Be Evil'
Me: The canary is gone, I repeat, the canary is gone.
It's officially time to quit using #Google services! Time to talk alternatives (I've got some suggestions).
Google Removes 'Don't Be Evil' Clause From Its Code of Conduct
Facebook: depression because all of your friends and family are closet morons
Instagram: depression because you aren't living on a beach with gorgeous friends like every other person on the planet
Twitter: depression because the world is a garbage fire and you must bear witness to the horror