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Account migration "easier than ever, and with 3.0 comes the ability to bring your followers with you like magic!" Thanks a lot! I think that's one of the most important feature for a decentralized network! #Mastodon

I am extremely happy that has responded to the community's concerns and have put in a lot of effort to make Synapse and Riot a more privacy friendly place 😄 — Very glad to recommend them again for group chats on


Someone give me a column I have *things to say* about how DoH is not the boogeyman and about Voatz changing their bug bounty safe harbor after the fact to justify turning over a student to the FBI and about how FB's e2ee is good, actually.


Oh boy! Time to install a day 1 update on my main machine because I never learn from my mistakes 🎉

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Hi Fediverse 👋

let me tell you this: Thank you all for the feedback, wishes and support offers so far! I'm very optimistic that we will get this project continued together ⏩

Before the next big steps, I will take a break for a few weeks. So, might get a bit silent here. I'll try to visit once in a while but internet access could be rare sometimes 🏖

While I'm away, you may also have a look at @privacytools and their software section 📋

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Mark Zuckerberg would put a piece of tape on the camera and microphone of his computer.

At the same time he bought the 4 houses around his home to protect his privacy.

Anyway, !

Image loading issues on instance 

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Funny how nobody warning about DoH ever notices that "organisations" could indeed run their own DoH/DoT servers and implement any policy they like

Main limitation being of course that it would require ten year long transition program as your whole "organisational" DNS runs on some ancient crap commercial or cloud nameserver, who only heard about DoH/DoT in 2019 and it's just as new to them as say IPv6

Instance News: v3.0.0 

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Having "nothing to hide" is not an excuse for giving up your liberties. Protect yourself from mass surveillance programs: Learn how at

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New @privacytools blog post especially for iOS users! ✨ Here's how to enable DNS over HTTPS using any custom provider, including the ones we recommend:

#iOS #DNS #DNSCloak

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Dear community, after quite a bit of work, now has a darkmode on the website thanks to the ongoing efforts of our valued team member Dawid Potocki.

To test it out, just go to and click the theme button in the top left corner :)

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Things I liked about 80's/90's computing:
- Total control over my hardware
- Software that worked with me, not against me
- Superior aesthetics (yeah I said it :3 )
- Overall sense of promise and freedom

Things I like about computing today:
- Easy and open access to knowledge
- Insane amounts of storage
- The sheer computing POWERRRR

Now if only we could make these attributes come together instead of being period exclusive. :blobthinking:

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"M" is the letter tech people attach to things that are shittier than a different thing with the same name.

For example, NVIDIA graphics cards with "M" after their serial number are weaker cards meant for laptops.

Google Chrome has an "M" version for Windows.

Microsoft has Windows 10 "N" because they needed to go an additional letter into the alphabet to describe just how shitty it was.

Instance news! (Tor) 

Does anyone run or know of a Mastodon instance on the Tor network? Trying to test/troubleshoot federation with hidden services.

It's official, is live! I've imported a couple backdated posts for testing :)

In the (near) future we'll be posting more long-form articles/guides, news on privacy, etc.

We're also looking for guest bloggers! If you're interested definitely get in touch. We would also be open to "syndicating" ( previously published articles if you're already a writer in the privacy space.

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