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lol. Will democrats actually try to fix vote counting in the US now, or will they keep saying that anyone who suggests that there are problems is trying to "undermine trust in the democratic process"?

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You just need ONE broken #CA on the planet, specifically just ONE private key lost without disclosure, to impersonate ANY website.

Now think about the whole world and give an estimate of how many times this happened already.

This is how secure #HTTPS is.

@benjancewicz Keep in mind that there are some complications with ranked voting systems [1], and that people have put the effort in to design systems that are really good [2].


@kaniini Are your pen and paper hand-counted or optical scan? Optical scan machines are the absolute best hacking target, since most people don't even know they *should* be watching them for shenanigans.

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We have a new friend, meet Selmak the Northern Brown.

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#golang, or, how Google geniuses ignored 20 years of compiler design, removed any feature they considered the average programmer too fucking stupid to understand, and still ended up with a language where nil != nil

It's obviously more important to be able to boast about voting on social media than it is to have a voting system that's secure against significant, well known attacks.

@linux Will this device run without blobs? How is the baseband handled?

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extremely fucked up situation regarding what looks like a US government sting operations directed at independent sex workers.

please share this on your own this information needs to get out.

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This is such a good post about how to change the world and why revolutions are NOT the way to do it:

This seems like the obvious interpretation of the state of the US economy. Why is this wrong?

@quad This is something that people can be trained out of. I suggest a scheduled task that shuffles desktop shortcuts every week, and picks a random desktop theme.

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A cry of “fake news” is making the rounds concerning the Chinese supplychain attack against Supermicro reported by Bloomberg.

Bloomberg reports all official statements (nationstates & corporations) deny the attack.

Supply Chain Attacks are feasible (tough but feasible) and make logical sense. Plenty of motive for plenty of actors.

If it is widespread, there’s plenty of opportunity for corroboration.

Time to crack open your own #Supermicro and have a look see!

#infosec #hacking

I just ordered an RPLidar A2. I bet a solid state 2D lidar for under $50 will come out next year. I better actually do something with this one before that happens.

@micahflee The only reasonable conclusion is that functioning democracy isn't one of the goals for the people making administrative decisions.

@kristina Here's an interesting comparison of a randomized controlled trial with an observational analysis:

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