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    And resigns as president of the Free Software Foundation.

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      https://twitter.com/ftrain/status/1172545886968324098 here’s Paul Ford’s twitter announcement!

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        gemini://tilde.black exists for users as well

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          tilde.team has a gemini server running: gemini://tilde.team

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            Most certainly. Don’t trust any business that’s traded on the stock exchange :)

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              TL;DR yes but it’s not ideal.

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                I was just about to get angry thinking this was a rant by a pro-car person but then I read the article. Thank goodness I did.

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                  I agree that they do good things for the internet, but I’m not sure we can count on them to continue to do good things for the internet; especially as they’re moving towards becoming a publically traded company.

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                    late response here, but tilde.team supports cgi in your public_html

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                      That’s fair, but CF does a lot of good for the internet, in general, to be honest. I don’t trust them, but at this point their good far outweighs their bad.

                      They did SSL for everyone, before LE kicked off. They still offer it, but actually in their docs (Last I checked) said it was better to use LE; as an example.

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                        this has quite a bit of commentary on lobste.rs

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                          The recent coziness between Firefox and Cloudflare makes me uncomfortable. With Firefox’s DoH feature the only option out-of-the-box is to use Cludflare’s DNS. Firefox’s upcoming VPN-ish service, Firefox Private Network, also uses Cloudflare servers. I generally trust Firefox; they exist to make the web less crappy. I don’t trust Cloudlfare; they just exist to make money.

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                            Yeah starting an ISP is rarely a one-person project. But usually one person starting the initiative leads to more people joining if there’s room for that (mailing list, face-to-face meetups, etc)

                            But it doesn’t take that much resources to get started, especially for people who already have machines running in datacenters / internet exchanges.

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                                This is pretty cool. I can’t see too many people being able to fund such an endeavor, though. One solution may be coops: for example, my father is part of a coop providing internet access in his area.

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                                  If you thought it was a terrible idea to start with, congratulations! ;-)

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                                    Even worse if we compare with Chromecast vulnerability.

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                                      Do we really need IoT to fix stuff like treadmills and TVs? IMO IoT is definitely the wrong way to go for humanity (wasting hardware resources for simple problems).

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                                        I find it somewhat comforting that we are still doing seemingly simple science experiments and seeing puzzling results. It’s nice to think that not all of the meaningful physics experiments happen at extreme temperatures and pressures. That they just shone some light on some metal and saw a surprising result makes science seem approachable. I don’t mean to diminish the work of these scientists. I’m sure measuring those currents was far from trivial. And of course they decided to do the experiment in the first place, which is the most important part.

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                                          If you edit this page, please, please, please, create an account on wikipedia, and declare your conflict-of-interest on your user talk page :)