Less Amazon Web Services, more A Wilhelm Scream. #AWS
I'd like to take a second to reflect on the fact that Donald Trump is president of the USA, a fact amazing on its own, and that Boris Johnson might be the UK's new prime. Look, whoever has playing with reality to prove that it can be stranger than fiction: you can stop, you've made your point now.
Summary of this evening's thoughts, so far: we don't own phone numbers, we don't own emails, we don't own domain names, it's bleak, the only thing we can truly own (and thus rely on to identify ourselves) is crypto keys, and they're hard. We're screwed. (Unless self-sovereign identity can make it work)
« pff oh vous exagérez, c'est pas si grave que ça que Google enregistre des trucs sur nous », disaient-ils, nous reprochant de nous inquiéter pour rien : https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/04/13/us/google-location-tracking-police.html
If you want to see this happen and are willing to get involved, please get in touch!
“AirPods were destined to become e-waste from the moment they were manufactured. And AirPods become e-waste after just eighteen months, when the irreplaceable lithium ion battery dies.”
And now you have confirmation that AirPods are indeed a sign that the person wearing them is a bit of a shit: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/neaz3d/airpods-are-a-tragedy
If you are using #riot-android you should update to version 0.8.28a as this is a critical security update.
If you are a user of the matrix.org homeserver and have received an alert message stating that you should update to a version 0.8.99 from google play you can safely ignore that. This message was only targeted at google play users but accidentally sent to some #F-Droid users as well.
Opportunité de carrière chez Mozilla : rédacteur ou rédactrice pour la France
Faites tourner !
@LaQuadrature au sujet de l'arrestation de Julian Assange, de Chelsea Manning et d'Ola Bini : la vie privée pour les faibles, la transparence pour les puissants ! https://www.laquadrature.net/2019/05/01/la-vie-privee-pour-les-faibles-la-transparence-pour-les-puissants/
Parts of Google look more and more like a cult. I can see this coming: you complain that as a normal email user your messages aren't reaching gmail users? The solution is obvious, just use gmail like everyone else. Join us, joiiiin uuuuuus. https://www.tablix.org/~avian/blog/archives/2019/04/google_is_eating_our_mail/
Cool article this week by @MikeCamel@twitter.com on cognitive biases and security https://aliceevebob.com/2019/04/23/trust-you-i-cant-trust-myself/
Reasonably nice human being. Not here to subjugate or serve.
mstdn.fr est une instance lancée et administrée par des sysadmins expérimentés avec comme objectif qu'elle accueille des dizaines de milliers d'utilisateurs de manière pérenne. Plus d'informations dans ce billet de blog : https://www.libre-parcours.net/post/mstdn-fr-notre-pierre-a-l-edifice-mastodon