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Who to follow on ? We are trying to give new users a better start and selected a couple of profiles for related topics:

While I work on a new ThinkPrivacy site, I changed to a single page design for now to be the solution to what I think pages like PrivacyTools got wrong when nesting too many of their pages.

I hope this is even easier for people to access.

@danarel Hi Dan, just found your website. I've added you to our follow list here:

We also run a GitLab and Mastodon instance, in case you are considering switching:

EFF: Guide to Choosing a Messenger. Step-by-step guides and detailed information on secure messaging apps for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac and Linux.

If you are using Firefox and YouTube seems slow to load you can speed it up (up to 5x) with this tweak in about:config.
-Open new tab and enter about:config (accept if prompted for warranty risk)
-Right click on any preference and go New>String
>As preference name copy/paste:
As preference value copy/paste:
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:41.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/41.0
For darkmode you can install Stylus addon and pick theme you like.

What is your favorite everyday Browser?

Google intentionally slows down YouTube on Firefox by 80% by using old libraries that are unsupported by Firefox because they were deprecated.

Google intentionally serves old version of Google Shopping to Firefox users, changing user agent to Chrome (while still on Firefox) fixes it.

#TIL have a #Discourse ( and a #Mastodon instance:

Great to see the team creating replacements for their use of #DataFarms like Reddit and the birdsite.

Attention everyone! The instance is going to go offline tomorrow around 2 PM Central Time as we migrate servers. Hopefully the downtime won’t last too long 😄

UPDATE: Forgot to post the link to the reddit thread. LastPass is still online, it was just the end for a reddit user.

The end of , where to go now? People on reddit love over how about on ?

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