local timeline of a well curated community is one thing I miss. I still wish there was a way to become a satellite of a community, or have federated timeline be a combination of local communities you connect with. (either as satellite or as allies sort of) then what is visible to you.

"The EU wants to have all private chats, messages, and emails automatically searched for suspicious content, generally and indiscriminately."


The vote went through the EU parliament on July 6:


Checking in on the Swedish MEPs and how they voted:


I'm really surprised to see only Malin BjΓΆrk from VΓ€nsterpartiet/Left party voted against! WTF, people?

Please welcome Share.TUBE's newest creator:
@nathansalapat of MineTestVideos
I need to get back into some of my old #Minetest builds.


Here in Sweden, we pay almost $2 for one litre gas. And one gallon is 3.8 litre..


Did you check against the cloudflare nameservers or just the "local" resolvers?

But it looks like DNSSEC issue

#FreeRadical blog: "Skip 'Mastodon for iPhone'"

Sometimes a creator loses touch with how people use their creation. I worry that Eugen Rochko has found himself in a bubble and doesn’t understand why the rest of us like Mastodon. Eugen and friends released the new official Mastodon for iPhone app, and users noticed that it doesn’t show local [...]


(posted at Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:42:49 -0700)


The 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the amount of work people get done in eight hours (less than three hours of actual work done in 8 hours) but because it makes for such a purchase-happy public. Keeping free time scarce means people pay a lot more for convenience, gratification, and any other relief they can buy. It keeps them watching television, and its commercials. It keeps them unambitious outside of work.

@selea the federated timeline is pretty much useless for me. I exclusively use the local timeline to find interesting people to follow. Especially on small instances like social.linux.pizza, I feel I could find people who vibe with me through the local timeline better.

Federated timeline is a bunch of random things. Sometimes its hentai, sometimes its politics, sometimes its random memes.

HomeTown is a fork of Mastodon which lets you make instance-only posts, adjust character limits and read long form rich text blog posts.

It's still part of the Fediverse, and HomeTown users can interact with Mastodon users totally fine.

Tech people can get self-hosting instructions here:


Non-tech people can use a managed hosting service to start their own HomeTown instance:


#HomeTown #Mastodon #MastoTips #FediTips #Fediverse

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