#chatcontrol will mean privatised #masssurveillance and the end of digital #secrecyofcorrespondence. It is not only inefficient but counter-productive, dangerous and causes severe collateral damage, including to children: https://www.patrick-breyer.de/?page_id=594160&lang=en
A ban on TikTok would have been impossible without closed app store gatekeepers, says EFF board member @Zittrain. Walled gardens are free speech weak links. https://twitter.com/zittrain/status/1306945902498770945
Starting another thread to poke @selea : are you getting decent BAT tokens here? I just installed Brave last week and this site already 6% of my attention ^^
Notice on  there is no top bar, while on  there is.
Apparently it's not supposed to be that way.
Do you have any pointers for debugging this?
Looks like the #Qt devs are using COVID-19 as an excuse to effectively make Qt proprietary software.
"last week, the company suddenly informed both the #KDE e.V. board and the KDE Free QT Foundation that the economic outlook caused by the Corona virus puts more pressure on them to increase short-term revenue. As a result, they are thinking about restricting ALL Qt releases to paid license holders for the first 12 months"
A year in the software world is eternity, may as well not release it.
I was Wrong about Nix
TIL https://serverfault.com/questions/219013/showing-total-progress-in-rsync-is-it-possible (CC: @fribbledom [may be of use])
@admin FYI I am unfollowing all in this screenshot (not sure what is my stance on instance blocking)
TIL: #FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) is a marketing vehicle based on lies put forward by rich white people. Take this hour. Worth it. https://podcasts.apple.com/de/podcast/citations-needed/id1258545975?l=en&i=1000440071875
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