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Comrade 12/03/2020 (Thu) 06:11:23 No. 6671 [Reply]
Mozilla shoots itself in the foot again to please its overlords at Google. >I came across this video recently, in which Mozilla add-on developers talk about the implementation of the new "DeclarativeNetRequest" feature that Google intends to use in order to replace the current "block WebRequest" used in Manifest V2 by pretty much any content blocker worth of it's name. The video is only 3 weeks old: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpDFS-GUytg >To summarize the important bit of the video, Mozilla is planning to adopt the new functionality without replacing the current one, essentially to ensure compatibility between add-ons in Chrome and Firefox while also maintaining the content blocker functionality. >However they are very careful to always say, wether in this video or in the corresponding blog posts, that they will support blocking WebRequest "for now", or "we don't have any IMMEDIATE plans to remove content blocking capabilities" which concerns me, because they are definitely going to implement DNR in the future, even if only at browser start up at first. >The fact that they don't give us a definitive answer regarding content blocking features is a big concern. Surfing the web without UBO is...unthinkable at this point. https://www.reddit.com/r/uBlockOrigin/comments/k4lyvi/discussion_progress_of_manifest_v3_for_firefox/
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Opera GX gang represent
Firefox is controlled opposition.
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Just imagine if they had done this shit while they were the underdog to Internet Explorer.
they havent done anything yet
>>6699 False, they've done A LOT of dumb shit over the years.

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Comrade 11/25/2020 (Wed) 20:00:15 No. 6537 [Reply]
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/24/science/artificial-intelligence-ai-gpt3.html As if the noise-to-signal ratio of internet content wasn't bad enough.
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>>6579 >literally >60% of all reddit activity is bots And the other 40% is redditors acting like bots.
>>6539 interesting idea!
>>6539 An AI trained with this website as a dataset would be an abomination.
>>6664 Someone should do it
>>6539 It's not available to the public because they don't want anyone but glowies to have it iirc >>6664 /leftybot/ when?

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Comrade 11/19/2020 (Thu) 18:36:27 No. 6435 [Reply]
Apple trying really hard to delude normalfags into believing security == privacy (while offering neither).
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Wait so if I'm a poorfag who can't afford a fancy phone that supports an open source OS buying a used iphone is better than getting stock android shit?
>>6608 >used iphone only if you want apple to kill your device performance with a firmware update see https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/14/tech/apple-slow-iphone-settlement-payouts/index.html
>>6617 Eh, I only use my phone for calling and whatsapp (thanks to normies and my boss).
>>6608 buying a cheap android and installing replicant on it is better than both of those options.
>>6661 Doesn't it suffer from the same issue as Graphene i.e. it's supported in very few devices that are hard to find and/or expensive?

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Comrade 11/25/2020 (Wed) 02:02:59 No. 6523 [Reply]
Land of the free.
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>>6532 And Clinton for the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
>>6526 every Republican ever since Obama instituted net neutrality
I remember when I couldn't afford the unlimited plan up here in Canada, the tech support guy would call me every month I went over the limit and demand that I stop downloading. on the bright side, the prices for unlimited plans might come down considerably over the years, as it did here. sadly, most people are still on some kind of limit and don't think much of it anymore. time to start triaging your piracy addiction.
>>6526 yes, Luke Smith
>>6596 >the tech support guy would call me every month I went over the limit and demand that I stop downloading. Holy shit imagine being such a cuck that you can't even throttle your customer and have to ask him to stop. >N-NO! You can't just torrent all of Big Busta's Gozongas vol. 4-23!!!

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Comrade 12/03/2020 (Thu) 05:15:15 No. 6658 [Reply]
Apple is sec-

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Comrade 12/01/2020 (Tue) 23:53:10 No. 6637 [Reply]
So this is the power of the foot?
>>6637 wtf. why would it need js for mouse movement?
>>6637 >using gnome its like you want to live in pain
>>6637 Liking GNOME should be classified by the DSM as a mental illness.

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Comrade 11/30/2020 (Mon) 20:09:33 No. 6609 [Reply]
I already knew in the 2000s that japs were fucking retarded when it came to consooming but jesus christ.
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>>6610 *they're
>>6610 Japan doesn't give a fuck about free software and their DIY scene is reserved for people with a lot of money.
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>>6626 Instead of asking for money, why doesn't he make his work public so he can get help?

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/aocg/ Advent of code thread? Comrade 12/01/2020 (Tue) 17:46:43 No. 6628 [Reply]
No one seemed to make one yet so I guess I'll start. https://adventofcode.com/ >Advent of Code is an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles for a variety of skill sets and skill levels that can be solved in any programming language you like. People use them as a speed contest, interview prep, company training, university coursework, practice problems, or to challenge each other. I've made a private leaderboard: 1036885-01d7746b
> To play, please identify yourself via one of these services: > [GitHub] [Google] [Twitter] [Reddit] - [How Does Auth Work?] I'm gonna pass this one.

Comrade 11/24/2020 (Tue) 09:43:52 No. 6510 [Reply]
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>>6538 I'd rather keep 48*x. 44.1 doesn't divide from standard time bases, higher multiples less so. It was born of a terrible compromise between fatuous Beethoven and an easy to use form factor. Also, production routinely occurs at 48*x, usually 96 or 192. The downmix to 44.1*x will introduce artifacts that didn't need to be introduced. >>6536 If some teen can hear in that range well, I say more power to them.
>>6540 >If some teen can hear in that range well Can anyone?
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>>6541 Not really. They seem to be about 5dB more sensitive at high frequencies than their parents' cohort. It's hard to find any research outside the nominal 20-20k band of human hearing.
>>6540 >Also, production routinely occurs at 48*x, usually 96 or 192. I remember reading this was only the case for movies etc.? And not for music, which has been produced at 44.1*x for years but is being released in 96+ like in movies for hi-res because higher numbers = better marketing.

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Unpopular opinion - Fuck 'privacy' Comrade 11/26/2020 (Thu) 16:21:20 No. 6552 [Reply]
Privacy on the internet in an inherently retarded and infeasible concept. For most people, privacy does not matter, and it is a good thing. Since its very inception the internet and its communication protocols were never designed with privacy in mind, because humans don't live a private lifestyle. Do you schizos wrap yourself in tinfoil clothing and hide every inch of your skin and use a voice changer when talking to other people IRL? Do you tunnel every single conversation one on one so no other person can overhear you? You are already monitored on a daily basis, and humans have been in general for thousands of years now, and it is a general way of information exchange and communication among people. Not everyone can live a hermit lifestyle encrypting every bit of traffic that leaves their basement. The upcoming integration of cloud based services and the IoT among machines, along with increased automation will help more people who don't care about retarded non issues like muh data mining and those super fucking great cooming sites you searched for the other month. Maybe you neckbeards should try leaving your house more often and realize that technology exists to serve social needs and thus information IS required in the process. Using busted up, old, Thinkpads and then cutting off hardware wiring does not make you any more special or 'secure'. Secure from what? Who exactly are you trying to hide from? Motherfucker I can guarantee that most of these self proclaimed 'privacy enthusiasts' are friendless losers, so nobody would care either way if anything happened to you. The average human lifespan is around 80 years now, all that time that could be spent being open and social with people, living a carefree life, and instead you spend it on some vague concept of being 'le based privacy chad hackerman', someone who is so non-existent, even online, that the people of your own forums and imageboards won't recognize you. You won't look back at all those years wasted on ricing up your machines and encrypting your TOR mails for gazillionth time, just in case of that tiny off chance that a glowie decided to read your smut collection that particular day. Though you might remember the day you had a good laugh with your friends on dickcord or other 'privacy nightmares'. Unless you're an Illegalist, in which case please carry on.
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I don’t really care about data tracking by itself, but how it’s used. at least if China takes my data it will be contributed to something useful like AI instead of “marketing business analytics” or whatever faggot bullshit research field small dicked ex-jocks are coming up with these days.
>>6586 >at least if China takes my data it will be contributed to something useful like AI instead of “marketing business analytics” lmao this is your brain on dengism
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>>6586 >it will be contributed to something useful like developing mass surveilance, datamining and profiling instead of developing mass surveilance, datamining and profiling If you're on this board you should know better.
> I'll go to bunkerchan's /tech/ and ask for glow meme material < that won't work, plus you'll be off-topic > well, what if I write a post that emits so much radiation that glow memes would be the natural response < sure, go for it
>>6586 >It's okay when the porkies are yellow


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