LCM+L closed, i'm heartbroken
The EARN IT Act is aiming at destroying encryption. We must take action now: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/earn-it-barr-encryption
To give an idea of Chrome's current dominance it controls about 68% desktop browser market share.
Ye olde Edge and Internet Explorer *combined* make up 8.4%, which is very similar to Firefox & Safari.
So it is wild that Google wants to strangle new Edge at birth.
Everyone can fuck off with their "oouuuh capitalism is bad waaahhh technology surveillance state" bullshit because I just accidentally ordered from a vending machine that had an empty spot before the treat but it somehow registered that and spun again to deliver me my goodie do capitalism is good actually
On Mastodon you have 3 different timelines:
HOME - Like Twitter, shows all the posts of the people you follow
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The Instance you choose is very Important and depending on it your experience on Mastodon, the people you will see and the community talk will be very different.
On https://instances.social/ you can easily search instances based on language, interests and some badic policies. The suggestions about Instances on this website are more detailed and precise than the ones on joinmastodon.org
Welcome to all the people from India that are joining Mastodon in these days!!
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