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Understand my words with full knowledge and reverence for my connection to the void.

My data is not yours to own.

You came here and asked to sell us things, then tracked us with the things you sold us.

You came here and begged for trust, which many gave you, then betrayed it by selling our secrets.

Then you took away our nation.

My data is not yours to own.

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Return oriented programming says JMP 0xdeadb33f for a good time.

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Boost this if you have no idea what you're doing.

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You walk into starbucks, you find a macbook air user, you walk over to his table, and SLAM this down on it, and get to work

niu.moe/media/_CGfWfd0u4Hegv43

@feoh

I just want to tell someone who will understand, I am maintaining restraint.

You got me brother?

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#FreeRadical FAQ:

We’re neither set up, nor willing, to receive donations. There are many fine instances that depend on financial contributions, but this is not one. If you’d like to support Free Radical, please:

- Donate to another instance
- Use something in a way its creators never intended
- Help a friend install something cool
- Tell us what you’re listening to (mark it with the #nowplaying tag)
- Buy coffee for a stranger
- Slip $5 to a hungry person

These make the world more fun.

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This @nowplaying is dedicated to our new neighbors driven into the fediverse en masse by Jack's ineptitude

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why is everyone on this site like "hello friends :) im a happy smol bean :) lets do the revolution :) I love cats :)"

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FYI, my estimated *upper limits* on how long they'd last were roughly:

6 AA: 4 hours
9 V: 2 hours
1 typical car battery: five days
1 huge Leisure RV battery: nine days

again: all of this is back-of-envelope. so not educated guesses, but probably within an order of magnitude at best.

I may actually test these someday. it'd be a pain, but a useful pain is worth it sometimes, right? :)

(except that last one. if I get an RV battery to actually test this, well, my wife'll kill me, I think)

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@thegibson @deadsuperhero I fall into that Oregon Trail mini-generation.

I get to scoff at EVERYBODY.

And possibly give them dysentery.

This god damn 3 hour commute has rum at the end of it.

This I know.

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Welcome new people! :blobcheer: 👏 👋

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#deactiday - guess we'll see if there's enough groundswell for twitter brass to take notice and act. guessing not. fuck 'em.

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Also, elephant herds are matriarchal.

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TWITTER: safe haven for Nazis and conspiracy theorists, bans anyone who objects to ethnic cleansing

FACEBOOK: sold your data to try to swing an election, is still helping perpetrate genocide in Myanmar

MASTODON: loves cats, full of hugs, 0 genocides to date