[–]TheUniverseIsEmpty 12 hours ago in whatever
They won't ban or quarantine bpt for being racists, but they'll quarantine waterniggas for including the n-word.
[–] 12 hours ago in whatever
some subreddits have automods that autodelete comments with certain words
Whoever banned waterniggas is one dehydrated motherfucker
Look at offmychest. You get banned for POSTING in a certain sub.
Quarantine is not a ban. It's a "let's consider a ban," warning.
I've seen "paticipation in hate subs is grounds for a ban"
Banning is meaningless anyway, as its trivial to create another account
It's actually against Reddit's policies, but the admins threw that out of the window anyway.
Punishing people in one sub for what they did in another ?
Yeah. It's against Reddit's official policies to ban users for posting in a sub.
The admins don't give a fuck so it means nothing.
AgainstHateSubreddits is a hate subreddit, but it has the same agenda as the admins so it's also unbannable.
I'm never surprised when centralised pwer is abused
You gotta decentralise in the first place
Hey, goldfish, if you're still here, whatever happened to your Reddit account. I heard you talk about it a while ago. But I don't think anyone asked why the admins killed it.
Admins of a site acting badly is about as surprising as a dictator acting badly.
Did the admins just nuke it from orbit? They've done that before.
Usually they suspend now.
[–]Tree_Perception 10 hours ago in whatever
They refuse to log him in, if you try to log in as go1dfish the error message is different from the rest, or so it was about half a year when another nabber looked at his account
On injecting global policy into people's listing source: it may already work that way, but please display it as two separate listing sources, I don't want user actions to be mixed up with admin ones
[–]C3nturi_ 2 hours ago in whatever
Recently just joined NAB, anything special I should know?
[–] 2 hours ago in whatever
read the sticky
[–] 42 minutes ago in whatever
Buttjudge is likely Deep State. Why is a Mayor in Afghanistan and why does he speak 7 languagesin politics
[–]⌛+0 -0 points 18 hours ago
It's a trend, not paranoia. From 2018:
"The CIA Democrats: Part one"
"An extraordinary number of former intelligence and military operatives from the CIA, Pentagon, National Security Council and State Department are seeking nomination as Democratic candidates for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections. The potential influx of military-intelligence personnel into the legislature has no precedent in US political history."
IPFS Camp 2019by ⌛in programming
Via HN thread: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19741501
Honestly pretty surprised to see that they chose the CoC they did... not surprised to see one in general, but you'd think that a decentralization conference is going to get attacked by these people regardless of what they do to try and placate them.
IPFS Camp 2019 (camp.ipfs.io)
+2 -0 submitted 18 hours ago by ⌛to t/programming
Exploiting signed bootloaders to circumvent UEFI Secure Boot (habr.com)
+9 -0 submitted 2 weeks ago by ⌛to t/technology
Australia Passes Law to Punish Social Media Companies for Violent Posts (nytimes.com)
+5 -0 submitted 3 weeks ago by ⌛to t/politics
Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugsin technology
[–]⌛+1 -0 points 2 months ago*
Disable speculative execution and use terminals for everything. (So you won't notice the speed drop.)
Other than that, architect things so that true multi-processor (SMP) systems can segregate more dangerous stuff on an "unsafe" processor with its own cache, and keep secrets out of that processor's cache. This wouldn't always be possible and it's harder than it sounds, but it might be one approach.
SS7 Cellular Network Flaw Nobody Wants To Fix Now Being Exploited To Drain Bank Accounts (self.technology)
+2 -0 submitted 2 months ago by ⌛to t/technology
Ragnarok, But Dumber (jacobitemag.com)
+1 -0 submitted 2 months ago by ⌛to t/whatever
Kazakhstan's emergence as a Eurasian power (palladiummag.com)
+3 -1 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/whatever
"Is Science Racist?" A book review (areomagazine.com)
+2 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/books
Fire in Venezuela: Venezuelan oil, sanctions, and fundamental changes in US oil productionby ⌛in politics
[–]⌛+0 -0 points 3 months ago
Good idea, but it's doubtful that you could start this up on short notice. It might work if Russia/China subsidized them for a while, similar to how Cuba stayed afloat for so long. People eventually adapted and learned how to manage for themselves.
Debian SJWs pushed out Norbert Preining (packager, Linus supporter, systemd opponent)by ⌛in programming
Yeah, he was pretty much railroaded, same people who forced Linus to go on his apology tour (and the same people who tried to go after Ted).
[–]⌛+1 -0 points 3 months ago*
I was going to say this: it's unfortunate that this is coming at the expense of correctness and technical excellence as stated goals. But a lot of F/OSS kind of sucks, quality-wise, so never mind.
The biggest downside of the rise of social justice in F/OSS is that it gives corporations and intel agencies yet another stick they can use to beat down criticism when they implement backdoors, dependence on corporate-controlled projects, or other control mechanisms.
FWIW, I still don't believe that what happened to Ian was an accident. That's when shit started to hit the fan.
Lars Wirzenius, package maintainer and contributor, retiring from Debian (again) (blog.liw.fi)
+2 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/programming
Debian SJWs pushed out Norbert Preining (packager, Linus supporter, systemd opponent) (preining.info)
+7 -2 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/programming
Fire in Venezuela: Venezuelan oil, sanctions, and fundamental changes in US oil production (zeihan.com)
+3 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/politics
Upcoming Supreme Court case could hand broadened FOIA censorship powers to corporations (muckrock.com)
+5 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/news
New security flaw impacts 5G, 4G, and 3G telephony protocols (zdnet.com)
+3 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/technology
What is the best way to handle exploit trafficin ask
[–]⌛+2 -0 points 3 months ago
Probably skiddie bots, but you should look at the logs to make sure it isn't a targeted attack. Do you know if it's Tor, known VPNs, certain countries, etc?
I know lots of people just block Chinese/Russian/whatever IPs for this reason. If you know you won't be connecting from there and you aren't really interested in serving content to the region, you may as well just geoblock it if you're getting attacked.
With VPNs and Tor it's a bit more difficult, you might want to allow some of that depending on how you access your servers and what audience you're serving. Temporary blocks are probably better.
If you're getting specifically targeted then set up a honeypot and see what you can learn.
JSLinux - Run Linux or other Operating Systems in your browserby ⌛in technology
[–]⌛+1 -0 points 3 months ago
It's kind of neat that it can be done at all. Not sure it's all that useful other than to show how interesting stuff can be done in the browser.
JSLinux - Run Linux or other Operating Systems in your browser (bellard.org)
+2 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/technology
Read the Scientific American article the government deemed too dangerous to publish (muckrock.com)
+4 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/science
China Starts Using Facial Recognition-Enabled 'Smart' Locks In Its Public Housing (techdirt.com)
+1 -0 submitted 3 months ago by ⌛to t/news
My task ranking software finally has the ability to sign in as a temporary userby x0x7in domains
Thanks, I had not tried either of these out previously because I didn't feel like making an account. This is probably a better approach, like jsfiddle as you said. Nobody likes a login/register screen.
I don't know if the task software makes sense for me personally. The jsos thing is interesting though. Some feedback:
Let people register their components to a shared "library" that is browsable. I suggest making these libraries versioned, with packaged components, kind of like npm. (Maybe each "version" references a specific git tag?)
Come up with an interesting, visually appealing default configuration for new users that shows them some unique and useful applications of the platform. When someone creates an account, run this default config and drop them into it directly (don't make them click "run"). This will give them an idea of what is possible. The default config should include both imported libraries and some non-library code, so users can play around with simple modifications more easily. The code shouldn't be too complex so as not to scare people away, but not too basic either.
Eventually, see if you can come up with a couple of standard integrations with external systems that devs might be interested in. Things like querying cloud storage buckets and triggering (or reading) pub/sub messages might bring in some interest.
Hope that is useful.
Microsoft includes NewsGuard, a plugin that warns users of "fake news", on Edge browserby ⌛in technology
[–]⌛+3 -0 points 3 months ago
Logical next step is those red screen click-through warnings that you see when you get a bad SSL cert.
I wonder if the telemetry data from this tells them how much "forbidden news" you read.
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