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Just realised: with the purging of adult content based on US moral standards, corporations controlling huge swathes of user content and the decline of the number of browser engines.

The WWW is becoming AOL.

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"Welcome to Magic School. Here is your schedule."
"Thanks! But..."
"This is just 'Ethics' and 'Human rights' and things like that."
"Correct, that's the first year curriculum."
"Do we have to learn all this?"
"Of course! What do you think this is, software engineering?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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Oh, man. The 2000s called and they want their integer overflow bugs back.

"unprivileged users with UID > INT_MAX can successfully execute any systemctl command"

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First, Starbucks blocks porn from its WiFi. Now, Tumblr blocks porn from its site. What next?

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There’s a new menu item in the Facebook app labeled “Protect.” Clicking it will prompt you to download a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service called Onavo. Unsurprisingly, it's not a VPN: it's corporate spyware.

This is my new elephant space! Just figuring out how everything works...Goodby bird site!

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