So Chrome's way to compete with Firefox's tracking protection Is to make the settings look the same but Instead of actually blocking trackers you just send more data to Google. Read the small print. You can't tell me that Google didn't try to trick people with this settings page.

From birdsite 

IMHO @netflix should release an film every year.

**FinCEN Files: The art of evading sanctions**

"Sanctions are popular means to frighten despots and enforce national interests. But the FinCEN files show that sanctions can be circumvented, often with the help of banks."

dw.com/en/fincen-files-the-art

#news #bot

uspol 

Some have asked why I changed my tune about Biden, where previously I didn't support him and now I'm supporting him by default.

The answer is that I don't think Biden is sufficient for the kinds of progress the US needs, but I see the contrast between the two candidates as stark and clear. It is the distinction between having a functioning democracy and not.

There need to be real significant change in the US, but to do that, we need to have basic rights such as voting.

Enter the address of your favourite website to check which user-tracking technologies it uses and who it is sending your data to.

Cool new tool!

themarkup.org/blacklight

From birdsite 

Just found out about @sprayground backpacks. They're more creative than Timbuk2 has ever been, and I'm a huge Timbuk2 fan.

Anyone else in the US planning on voting early? In my state, it starts on October 10th.

From birdsite 

Today has been a very on-brand 2020 kind of day

From birdsite 

Just donated $17.49 to @TrevorProject instead of buying the latest from she-who-must-not-be-named.

From birdsite 

I cut my fingernails last night and cut hot peppers today, so the tips of my fingers feel like they're on fire

From birdsite 

Making chili with peppers and tomatoes from the garden. We'll see how it goes.

Today was mostly spent on setting up a instance and configuring to sync to it

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