"The checks and balances of democratic governments were invented because humans themselves realized how unfit they were to govern themselves. They needed a system, yes. An industrial age machine.
Without the use of computing machines they had to arrange themselves in crude structures that formalized decision-making. A highly imperfect and unstable solution." — Helios, Deus Ex (2000)
Going through random HN discussion I found new word. "Twittercide". It means deleting Musksite account when one can't stand more toxicity.
It's also very funny when many people independently propose possible solutions for toxicity problems. "Give control to users/communities", "create smaller circles and communities in larger network". So they see cetralization is doomed to fail at huge scale. But no one of them seems to realize alternative network with these perks ALREADY EXISTS 🤔
Binance gave Putin regime information on users who donated to opposition leader Alexei Navalny
Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange, shared customer data with the Russian government according to a Reuters special report. Reuters detailed how Binance provided the Russian government's financial monitoring service with data on Binance users who donated to Alexei Navalny, anti-corruption activist and prominent opponent of Putin.
dOnOaTe AnOnYmOuSlY iN cRyPtO
I read this article → https://calebschoepp.com/blog/2022/three-things-you-should-buy-and-use/
"You need to keep two things in mind to have the most success with password managers. First, you need to pay for it. Your password manager is going to be the foundation of your digital security — don’t leave that up to a free plan."
What the hell is with modern world with Everything-as-a-Service?! 😖
I guess future generations would be shocked when they would hear about OFFLINE PROGRAMS...
Remember, folks, if your DNS-based adblocking mechanism returns 0.0.0.0 or 127.0.0.1, attackers can use that to their advantage.
Either return NXDOMAIN or NOERROR (aka, no results) instead.
TIL that #git not only understands time specifications like "yesterday" and "now", but "tea" as well.
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