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@sir Its easier to add more layers than to really think about your requirements for communication.

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@nolan nooooo this is stupid and centralizes the internet EVEN MORE

I was finally able to critically think about my threat model and the top three things that could impact me the most is federal government (surprise to no one), malicious actors (think randsomware attack, criminals, botnets), and content owners.

Next step according to EFF is to figure out how much I care to protect against them.

One note, advertising was at the bottom (not Google's sharing with government but standalone was low for me)

In my search for privacy respecting laptop producers, I've come across pinebook, system 76, think penguin, Vikings, and purism.

I'm just at a load for which one to pick. I think I'm leaning toward newer and higher end with purism or system 76.

This choice is definitely harder than it should be.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ThinkPrivacy is joining the @privacytoolsIO team! We will continue to bring you the best in privacy related software & services, now in partnership with one of the world's most respected privacy sites.

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It seems that during our , we finally broke our 15 dollar goal on librapay, which means we will be able to fully run on donations! We now get a generous 18.11$ a week from 13 different patrons!

I would like to issue a thank you to all involved into making this happen, and a special thank you to our generous backers.

Now, lets continue what we do best at, and spread privacy under the masses.

Thank you, PTIO community!

P.s. here is the link:

I definitely need to get off the pixel though and either upgrade it or go to a different phone

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It's been a while since I've been on. I'm finishing up my bachelor's and had to have windows for online test I was taking.

Anyone use the think penguin laptops for business use?

I stuck to the workouts for 1 week and going back this week! I think the key this time (and every time I've stuck with a program) is having set times that the workout can be completed and not just on me going when I can.

Also, starting a 72-hour pack, complete with Tails liveUSB, encrypted drive with emergency documents, and liveUSB Kali

Been spending a lot of time here lately worried about my digital privacy health. Now it's time to spend on my physical health. Trying out CrossFit and no processed foods next week.

And it was release in 2013, pre-PRISM news. Too bad nothing has changed since then.

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Good documentary around privacy. Heck, I was able to get my wife to watch it too!

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We released LibreOffice 6.3 earlier today – check out this video for a quick overview of the great new features:

GrapheneOS 2019.08.05.19 release:

Project needs help from the community by people who know android development and want to contribute to the project.

taken from:

Anyone use for programming their scripts and basic apps? I'm looking to Branch out from python and learn something new for desktop software.

Today I learned Graphene is the strongest material known to man. Hopefully, becomes the most secured and private mobile os.

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Anyone else see where President Trump attacked the internet in a speech today.
"We must shine light on the dark recesses of the internet and stop mass murders before they start."
"The internet, likewise, is used for human trafficking, illegal drug distribution, and so many other heinous crimes. The perils of the internet and social media cannot be ignored and will not be ignored."

It's almost like the 5 eyes are teaming up to further destroy privacy and our freedoms.

@jxself what do you use for your website's git? And how does it work for you? Do you work out of the server's git repo or push from a private workspace?

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