#Zoom is taking it to a new level - after leaking your webcam data to anyone who knows your computer's IP for Mac & leaking your data to Facebook on iOS, Windows 10 is next with leaking your login credentials.
zdnet.com/article/windows-10-a

An analysis of the Zoom #privacy policy and all that's wrong with it:
linkedin.com/pulse/whereby-vs-
In short: better don't use this for anything sensitive and don't make other people install the Zoom app - ever.

#WriteFreely v0.12 is just about ready! This upcoming version includes #ActivityPub mentions, OAuth support, and plenty of small improvements.

For anyone interested in helping us test out this new version, we've just put out a release candidate for you to try today, and would love your feedback!

github.com/writeas/writefreely

Suffered screen tearing on my Lenovo Legion with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and Linux Mint / @ubuntu Bionic - it seems fix is as easy as marking two settings: "Force Composition Pipeline" and "Force Full Composition Pipeline". Thanks @gamingonlinux gamingonlinux.com/articles/how

Looking for image resize tips for impementation in @webimg found very interesting article in - folks used and to make high performance media proxy: blog.discordapp.com/how-discor

I was surprised that NYTimes still manages to detect Chrome Incognito mode (I thought Chrome had fixed that bug), so I dug in. How do they do it? It's actually pretty clever:

- Firefox: indexedDB throws an error in private browsing
- Safari: localStorage is disabled
- Edge/IE: indexedDB is null
- Chrome: estimate the available storage quota, if it's lower than ~125MB, then it's Incognito

If you run Bind DNS server on machine that has multiple IPs, make sure master server has the same IP address on listen-on and notify-source - the latter is actually the one used to notify slaves 🤓

Germany approves Gpg4KDE and Gpg4win for the transmission and processing of National Classified Information: KMail and Kleopatra are officially deemed secure for the transmission of confidential state messages.

dot.kde.org/2020/02/18/gpg4kde

OpenPush - A Free, Decentralized Push Messaging Framework for Android

f-droid.org/en/2020/02/03/open

(The embedded video doesn't play because of a strict CSP policy, if you want to watch it, you'll need to click through to the #FOSDEM talk page)

The ProtonVPN APK is available to download on GitHub! It's now easy to download and install ProtonVPN on your Android device, even in countries where our website is blocked. protonvpn.com/blog/download-an

My first project live now: @webimg is image manipulation library written in that currently is able to image with PNG logo at desired transparency. Primary intention to use it with @writeas_dev image upload 🤓 Check it out it's free software 👏 fedi.dev/webimg/webimg-0-0-1-r

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