Stop. feeding. the. algorithms. of. surveillance. capitalists.
McDonalds have have their trademark for the Big Mac revoked because they didn't adequately prove that it was used enough.
To Americans who are confused about what happened in the UK this evening, a brief summary:
* The government just suffered the worst defeat in nearly 100 years over their Brexit withdrawal deal
* The government might fall tomorrow because of a vote of no confidence
* Nobody really knows what happens next
Hate speech .lgbt domain update
gasthe.lgbt has been suspended from the registry by namecheap.
I had to insist because their first reply was this:
"However, as the content is no accessible, we are not able to confirm the subject domain has been registered for deliberate abusive activity.
From our side, we will be able to take the further action only on receiving a request from a law enforcement authority of the United States."
I had to reply them to read the domain name again
On leaving the politics out of hacking
Oh, apparently I'm 30 now. Time, how does it work?! #HappyBirthdayToMe
Decentralization is COMPLICATED
It involves TRADEOFFS.
It is not an inherent positive.
It is an architectural/technological decision that fits in some cases and doesn't in others.
It is possible to decentralize on different layers/levels, and knowing when to and when not to is super complicated.
[This has been your local friendly architecture guy PSA, please return to your festive activities]
Software Engineer 👨💻, Europhile 🇪🇺, Lib Dem 🔶.
Living in Manchester 🐝.
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