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Police have used Google's Sensorvault database, which was built to collect information for better ad-targeting, to aid in criminal investigations, The New York Times reports; geo-fence warrants enable law enforcement to obtain location data from the database; sources say federal agents first used Sensorvault in 2016 and the practice has since spread to numerous local departments

nytimes.com/interactive/2019/0

It would be fun to calculate the development cost of Mastodon according to these numbers...

Hugo Gameiro partilhado

Opinion: for a non gamer that is currently ill and spending time in bed is a PS4 or GBOX one.

"This isn't about the law anymore... The current state of copyright is kind of only peripherally related to the law. It's much more related to the policies of the platforms on which we operate our businesses and our lives. Which is a strange situation to be in as we realize that we are kind of CITIZENS OF CORPORATIONS" - youtube.com/watch?v=BL829Uf2lz

OK, mystery solved it was just the language filtering that was only active for a single language.

A couple of hours to solve something so simple :)

Hey Mastodon did you ever come across an issue where the Local Timeline is stuck on an old date for a single user?

Any idea on how to debug this?

Same issue was reported by someone else but it has no solution: github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

The good about 5G is that sooner or later ISPs will start to lower 4G prices

I just spent an hour reading the changelog for Mastodon v2.7.0 and the Highlights blog post: blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/01/

It's pretty amazing the amount of work that goes into a Mastodon release. Contributors, you rock!

I was just thinking: the only way to make a messaging system truly private is for the messages to disappear/be deleted as soon as you read them

“In other words, the most the CEO of Twitter was able to tell me about specific steps being taken to solve the rampant, site-wide harassment problem that’s plagued the platform for years is that they’re looking into maybe making the report button a little bigger, eventually..

It seems clear that Twitter’s current iteration, a machine learning-curated hell, isn’t the website Jack Dorsey wants. He just refuses to say what that website actually is.”

huffingtonpost.com/entry/jack-

"The nature of the self in the digital age" by @aral
is such a good article.

I can't recommend it enough 2018.ar.al/notes/the-nature-of

[Portuguese] Aviso masto.pt 

[Portuguese] Aviso masto.pt 

Walking Dead is so slow and long that it feels like I have been watching this series since I came into existence

*in the world

Damn, I had just woken up from a nap when I wrote this and my brain was not fully working :)

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Mastodon (PT)

Masto.pt é uma instância do universo Mastodon que pretende ser uma comunidade de Portugueses no Fediverso.

Lembramos que isto é um projecto feito da boa vontade e não existem garantias de funcionamento.

É obrigatória a leitura e aceitação das regras antes de participar.