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I've set up a Pi-hole at home and holy shit... More than 50% of the queries are blocked!

#Privacy #Pihole

Why the fuck is still sending me mails on my old mailaddress I deleted months ago from everywehere I could find it in their crappy messy cluttered interface?!

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I don't think much good about people who follow you, wait until you follow back and then unfollow.

By through the village of in . I was lucky to have some space near the back window of the train to take pictures. Unfortunately the weather was rather bad.

Gisteravond stond ons elektrische gourmetstel bijna in de fik. Er kwam een eigenaardige witte damp uit het apparaat drijven. Na wat geklooi hadden we het apparaat open en zagen we de oorzaak: twee stekkertjes die gecorrodeerd waren en hierom geen goed elektrisch contact maakten, waardoor de isolatie helemaal zwartgeblakerd was. Stekkertjes met schuurpapier opgepoetst en we konden (met noodschakelaar in de buurt) na een uurtje weer gourmetten. Niet bepaald veilig, dus vandaag een nieuwe besteld.

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And this was the final archive (~17GB), which I downloaded before deleting my account.

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Vrienden van het vrije internet: jullie willen toch ook zo’n meekijkvrij at-freedom-punt-nl mailadres? @bitsoffreedom@twitter.com kan in 2019 nieuwe donateurs heel goed gebruiken. Doe mee: bitsoffreedom.nl/doneren/

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@bob True enough, except Mastodon's reality is one of centralisation, not decentralisation yet, let alone given Eugen's stated benefits, the logical next step of distributedness. Currently 75% of Mastodon users on less than 1% of servers. How do we push towards a real longtail? zylstra.org/blog/2018/11/on-di

That's interesting, bike rental in the mountains. Wondering what the road conditions, steepness etc are.
tbklebanon.com/#rural-stations

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How apps on Android share data with Facebook...

At least 61 % of apps automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment people open the app, whether they have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not.

privacyinternational.org/repor

#FuckFacebook #FuckAndroid #SurveillanceCapitalism

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Mastodon is much better for my mood than Twitter.

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Oh this is so much fun. Following Pixelfed photographers on Mastodon (or any other Activitypub-supported service) and have the possibility to like and reply. Great to see federation work like this!

End of the year means...making plans for next year! Plan for 2019: Exploring in spring and in summer a cycle tour from the Netherlands to (and back to NL by train).

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Percentages hoe dan ook kolder... In 2020 halen we de 25% vermindering niet eens, zelfs 24.76% of 19.76% niet. Ambitie mag wel significant hoger dan 49%. #klimaatakkoord

Op Gatwick airport is een generale repetitie gaande voor een No deal Brexit chaos....

Was van plan dit weekend wat nieuwe sportkleding te kopen, maar dat hijgerige "Black Friday"-gedoe ben ik nu al zat. Koop het wel een andere keer, ga weg met je Black Friday.

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