The official US vaccine trial signup site is here if you're interested. Especially if you are high risk of exposure.
"Every other messenger" Really? What's mostly disappointing is the continued, repeated refusal to even acknowledge the existence of any of the privacy focused messengers, or their mechanisms of operation.
China's Great Firewall descends on Hong Kong.
npcap is now at version 0.9994
Manufacturer's DRM attempts to prevent repairs of ventilators and other critical medical equipment except via expensive and often unavailable manufacturer-approved avenues. Grey market hackers sell dongles to circumvent it.
Drives me absolutely nuts. This is supposedly for user friendliness, remember.
Microsoft steals name of Linux Desktop project (MauiKit and the Maui distribution) for their project that does the same thing and then blames Linux community for using that name to begin with (which is obvious trademark infringement as they've both had those names for years now). Abusing power over GitHub to then delete any issues on their project related to the name collision and deny they are at fault for ignoring the first search result that comes up for the name Maui.
You can tell they are trying to embrace, extend, and extinguish. But with blunders like this and the way their megacorp stooge bosses like to handle it they won't be extending anything.
This is a fun trick
Any website could get remote code execution on systems with Kensington mice. How could this happen? Hint: yes, Electron is involved.
This is sad but true. The mobile duopoly is far more abusive than the Windows monopoly ever was. But the fact that it is a duopoly is the reason it will probably go on with far fewer legal headaches than Microsoft ever had.
Stop giving presidents the authority to unilaterally make vast legal changes.