@tony It's been over a year, I don't think they'll do it unless it preserves their market position, and allowing room for competition doesn't.

NSA warns against using DoH inside enterprise networks

The NSA urges companies to host their own DoH resolvers and avoid sending DNS traffic to third-parties.

zdnet.com/article/nsa-warns-ag

"Just as you don’t expect your phone company to start making decisions about who you can call, you don’t expect your conferencing service to start making decisions about who can join your meeting."
noc.social/@tony/1055487116353

This article by the EFF is really good. I like how they explain their concern about censorship as it pertains to the stack. It’s one thing for a FaceBook and Twitter to ban a user, it’s quite another for App Store and infrastructure providers to do it to platforms. They are, in many ways, becoming part of the web fabric. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/01/beyo

You ever think about how, if zlib was a company, its officers would be called gzecutives?
"This is our Chief Gzecutive Officer, Ziggy"

Why use a paper guestbook when we have git? Sign my with git bash scriptjunkie.us/guestbook/:

net use '\\scriptjunkie.us@SSL@443\guestbook'
MSYS_NO_PATHCONV=1 git clone '\\scriptjunkie.us@SSL@443\guestbook\gb' && git -C gb commit --allow-empty -m 'Hello!' && git -C gb push

New worry: "Private equity firm acquires Signal for undisclosed sum"
I wonder how much they have or are considering offering for Signal.

In the middle of yesterday, Facebook kicked off a WhatsApp chat-blocking notice forcing you to agree to sharing sensitive information with Facebook to message your friends; when WA is the primary way I keep up with people I care about in DC.
arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

The Defcon awards have been mostly insults rather than real awards for years. Some say it's a bad representation of hackers to spew negative, vindictive, and angry spite, but now that's what we have Twitter for every day, so there's no need to wait for DC awards once a year.

Ticketmaster Pays $10 Million Criminal Fine for Intrusions into Competitor’s Computer Systems.

Zeeshan Zaidi, the main culprit, is still getting sentenced personally as well.

justice.gov/usao-edny/pr/ticke

No one knows what it's like
To be the bad code
To be the sad code
Crashing all the time.
To be hated
To be fated
To failing all the tests.

For anyone interested in the history of RiseUp.net, one of the oldest community-hosting collectives using and recommending exclusively free code software, here's a 2020 interview with some of the collective members:
pramen.io/en/2020/06/interview

Note the comments on the role of Indymedia in their genesis and growth.

#RiseUp #CommunityHosting #FreeCode #Indymedia

Unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.

Merry Christmas, glory to God and peace on earth

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