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Hey everyone! Just a friendly reminder that this instance is privately-operated and does have a code of conduct. It's a simple one but it does exist!

I highly recommend people check it out and use common sense and there won't be an issue. We are highly responsive to user reports made as well, and if you don't think we're handling something quick enough you can always ping me. Definitely want to discourage instance blocks to avoid fediverse fragmentation ๐Ÿ˜„

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I should have a pinned message to new users.

Welcome to everyone! If you have any questions feel free to mention me in a post or DM and I'd be happy to answer them!

Also, adding a profile picture, bio, and an post will go a long way towards discovering new and interesting people in the fediverse ๐Ÿ˜„

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InfoSec Handbook โ€“ AMA event: We categorized about 20 questions and answers to share them with everybody:

Feel free to send your questions about InfoSec topics (via e-mail or here). The event ends on July 23, 2020.

#infosechandbook #infosec #security #blog #AMA

New Blog: Introducing our PeerTube Instance โ€” PeerTube is approaching their 2020 crowdfunding goal, check them out! ๐Ÿ˜„

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More than 15 years ago, Onion Service (at the time named Hidden Service) saw the light of day. From today (July 2nd), the Internet has around 16 months to migrate from onion services v2 to v3 once and for all. โฐ

Read more:

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Please consider writing your hashtags in upper camelcase so screen readers have a chance at figuring them out.

#whyistayonmastodon sounds like an giant undecipherable mess of sounds.

#WhyIStayOnMastodon reads out "Why I Stay On Mastodon" ๐Ÿ˜„

(Reason #44 I stay here: my previous requests like this have been generally well-received, proving that most people are awesome.)

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your regular reminder that censoring words l*ke th*s is actively counterproductive because it bypasses the filters that people set up for themselves

to take an innocuous example, if i use filters to block the word "orange", and you write "or*nge", you have now ensured that i will see a post that i have explicitly tried to get out of my timeline

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Massive shoutout to Techlore (of and YouTube fame) for sponsoring PrivacyTools ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿ˜„

As an aside, we've just reworked our sponsorship program starting at $10. If you enjoy what we do at PrivacyTools, please consider supporting us and our endeavors! Check it out at

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Conservatives: police are useless which is why I own a gun
People: ok, let's defund the police then
Conservatives: but then how will we be protected?
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Killing my daughter to own the libs


the right wing is a death cult


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"cancel culture" 

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Y'know what sucks?

The BLM protests are still happening with less media attention.

The Portland police are rioting and it's not being reported by media at large as people are being assaulted in the streets.

Another Black trans girl, Brayla Stone, was murdered in Little Rock, AR and she's being misgendered in the news while her alleged killer is bragging about making a 5K hit.

does twitter know something about coronavirus i donโ€™t?

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Elevator.js - Finally, a "back to top" button that behaves like a real elevator.

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If you haven't been following it, the transparency collective DDoSecrets published 270gb of hacked police data called #BlueLeaks.

In response, yesterday,Twitter permanently banned their account and started blocking all links to

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