"The planet is facing a “ghastly future of mass extinction, declining health and climate-disruption upheavals” that threaten human survival because of ignorance and inaction, according to an international group of scientists (...)."
Report: Monsanto paid Google to bury unfavorable news" class="next-head
Monsanto had a spreadsheet of 23 specific steps it was taking to spin the news cycle in a more favorable direction." class="next-head
#Esperanto for "humanitarian" is "homama". IIUC, this is a meticulously designed language that's supposed to be mindful of other latin-based languages.
Great news: someone has spotted empty cardboard boxes (for moving) being delivered to the #Whitehouse.
147 republicans in US Congress voted in favor of overturning Biden's win. This needs a much bigger spotlight than Trump himself. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/gop-lawmaker-may-support-censuring-all-147-republicans-who-voted-to-overturn-biden-s-win/ar-BB1cFF62
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We've updated our timeline of global #SIM card registration laws.
We've warned for years that these laws could be used against activists and government critics - it's happening now in #Tanzania
Where I bank is sensitive information. It has value, most especially to debt collectors, hackers, and adversaries. Hackers would love to have that info not necessarily to attack the acct but to write a convincing ransom demand. Google ties downloads to identities. The app can only be exclusively jailed in a walled garden if the source code is secret (and it is).
To those who think #Twitter is irrelevant to the US First Amendment & body of free speech laws, the courts find otherwise => https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/trump-twitter-first-amendment.html
It's the *government* (not #Twitter) who violates the 1st amendment by enabling TWTR to restrict msgs to gov. reps.
Something that's been bouncing around in my head a lot during the past few months is a quote (attributed to Franklin Leonard - https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17718606.Franklin_Leonard) “When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.” Which, I think, goes a long way towards explaining why the US is imploding right now.
All v3 onion addresses offline:
"It appears that somebody has made their own #Tor client implementation and it fetches its dir info in a very rude way. If anybody knows details of it, please do let us know."
One thing on my project list: a Universal Product Catalog. Find a product on the site, and the site will link you directly to all the places you can get it (online and/or local to you) -- the actual product pages, where possible -- eventually with crowdsourced ratings of each source, along various metrics including ethicality.