Apparently an EU study has determined that central bank issued cryptocurrencies could be a remedy for the lack of competition in the cryptospace, lol. Wut? Governments and central banks are the two most anti-competitive entities in existence.
Enjoying #Bitwarden so far.
Yes, I installed it on my toaster.
The Brass Horn Onion3G is a #SIM card that automatically routes all your #mobile data through the #Tor network without the need for a setup
Trump's tariffs are hurting the very companies that are providing the blue collar jobs that he likes to tout.
Many of us will be lamenting our lack of choices in November's midterms, but voters in Maine will get to rank them, and independent voters may alter the outcome of one race.
Expressing Dissatisfaction: Less Voice, More Exit. https://fee.org/articles/expressing-dissatisfaction-less-voice-more-exit/
Those who don't like Gary Johnson-types because they're not #libertarian enough should consider this:
That milquetoast, barely libertarian message, against two of the most despised candidates for POTUS recent history... got 3%.
At least politically, these are extremely illiberal times.
Seems fairly self-evident that the more one invests in their "identity" either way, the more miserable they are, the more problems they have, and the more they alienate those who don't happen to share their identity. But some would rather be "correct" than happy.
IMAGINE IF YOU WILL: Basing your self-worth on your individual achievements instead of an easily politicized, and self-defeating identity "brand."
Downloading 100+ GBs of photos from 3 Google accounts, de-duping them, and putting them in a private cloud storage is gonna SUCK. But it must be done.
"You don't bring a bone saw to an accidental fist fight," says GOP Sen. Ben Sasse of the Saudis' explanation for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death. "The Saudis have said a whole bunch of crap that's not right, accurate, or true" #CNNSOTU
Original URL: https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/1054001383719010304
Apparently at least one major government had an insider working undercover at Twitter:
It doesn't really matter if Twitter is trustworthy or not, simply having a vast amount of personal data in one place is going to attract spies from all sorts of organisations that wish to misuse it.
This is why decentralisation is important, to make it technically more difficult to invade people's privacy.
*Authoritarians (Socialists, Trumpkins) will be shown no mercy.
Liberdon is a Mastodon instance for libertarians, ancaps, anarchists, voluntaryists, agorists, etc to sound off without fear of reprisal from jack or zuck. It was created in the wake of the Great Twitter Cullings of 2018, when a number of prominent libertarian accounts were suspended or banned.