TFW a website's DDoS protection gives you a HTTP 504 Gateway Time-out response.

Hey, hey, I've had one post boosted 5 times by other people now, am I now one of the cool kids? :blobaww:

For future reference: I am, of course, exaggerating.

It's already been, what, half an hour since I noticed the update was out! I want to speak to your manager.

:brain1: Hack into a server because you want to make money with the data.
:brain3: Hack into a server because you're a pentester.
:brain5: Hack into a server because you're curious.
:brain7: Hack into a server because FACTORIO STILL HASN'T BEEN UPDATED!

Situation normal 

> Look for music to play during the night
> Spot a saved playlist called "Enchanted Lands (Tranquil Atmospheric Ambience)" and play it

Whelp. :blobcatgoogly:

earth is flat- 

OK everybody, we have just 2 days to raise $17k. We have no marketing or campaigns staff @conservancy so we count on you to spread the word. Please help!!

Hey, techbros! Repeat after me...


For those of you who run mastodon 3.0+ and wanna make it way more difficult for scrapers, enable auth fetches and disable anonymous access to the public tl

.env.production: AUTHORIZED_FETCH=true
/admin/settings: [uncheck] Allow unauthenticated access to public timeline

A large chunk of the Fediverse was scraped; your posts are being “released” 

A member of my family had a minor freakout when their iPhone casually popped a notification about how long it'll take them to get to a restaurant.

They were spooked because the iPhone knew that they've left their home and their exact destination without being prompted for that information.

It turns out it's because the restaurant has been a weekly destination for awhile now and iOS has that tracking function.

I turned it off for them, but it shows: people only care about #surveillance when it's visible.

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