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You get annoyed by having to enter your handle each time you want to follow/interact with someone on a "foreign" page?

I got that too, but I've made a little add-on to solve this "problem". 😃

It automatically "redirects" you to your own instance.

addons.mozilla.org/firefox/add

@switchingsocial@mastodon.at

There is an overview site about :

cpu.fail/

How lovely! 😄

Okay, I know we are getting lost through this forest of terms, so yes, this site is definitively needed. (And links to all these other nice attack/vuln-specific domains.)

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#Accessibility
"Who can use this color combination?" a tool that shows you how different part of the population perceive your color combinations
whocanuse.com/?b=fedc2a&c=5a3b

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#cats are doing that thing again where they look like an alternative album cover

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“LGBTQIA+… BIPOC… your feminist words have so many letters, I can’t remember what they all mean” said the person in favor of FLOSS.

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RFC 9001 - Kisses over Unicorn Protocol 

planning: Does anyone have a spare and can borrow it to me for that time there?

Planung: Hat jemand ein übrig und kann es mir für die Zeit borgen?

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Give Firefox A Chance For A Faster, Calmer And Distraction-Free Internet marko.fyi/firefox/

– the search engine that plants trees 🍃 – now has a hotel search feature/website.

It includes several hotel booking portals.

Really nice feature – independently from the aspect.

hotels.ecosia.org/

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You gotta love Wikipedia!

From the article IP over Avian Carriers (rfc1149)

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I'm trying to keep track of the mass migrations to Mastodon that have happened.

I think it started with:
- early adopters, programmers, FOSS people
- tons of peeps in Japan
- furry community moving off Twitter
- LGBTQ+ folks leaving twitter
- people who saw that polygon article (me) or heard about it when it started getting mentioned on hackernews
- comics/artists leaving twitter
- NSFW blogs leaving Tumblr
- sex workers
- and now, Indian politics Twitter users

Am I missing any big moments?

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@rugk I think we all have a common goal: Secure, private and censorship resistent networks.
The question is, what techniques will help and what are the side-effects.

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@allo So let's rather talk about the solution we'd like to have in the optimal case for :

Small to medium-sized servers (probably even ISPs servers), which are fast and can handle a quite big load; likely per region or so. And all should be legally bound to privacy agreements not to collect user's data.

This is an utopia of course, but…

*However*, on mobile connections Googles DNS is always the default on Android and always has been.
You see, nobody complained about that… (at least not in the way they look down on Mozilla for introducing a security feature)

So your Android DNS queries very likely always got to Google…

Clarification about Google's Android implementation: As far as I could find out, they don't override the default DNS server.

Their default setting is to automatically use it, if the server supports it. If I understand that correctly… 🤔 (official resources are scarce, again not a good thing)

Some more thoughts: I very much like their consent prompt there. It balances the clear intent to keep it enabled (as it is a security feature) and the ability to disable it.

I've written more details on why I like this here: github.com/mritzmann/firefoxvs

Mindboggling about the security feature (DNS-over-HTTPS):

When enables it in the US (only for now), people cry.

Without even knowing the details, sometimes.

E.g. this is the consent prompt you get, when it is enabled… (support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/f)

When just enables (DNS-over-TLS) on with their own servers and without any notification to the user, even, nobody cares… 🤷

android-developers.googleblog.

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