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 No.23255[Reply]

>4chan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images anonymously.
>anonymously
>blocks VPN's and Tor
what the fuck is their problem?
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 No.24443

Apperantly 4chan has a problem(?) with AI generated threads/posts. How will leftypil prepare to the bots? I'm quite surprised, that there isn't even a captcha here.

 No.24452

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>>24443
Yeah but you gotta fucking verify you're human on cloudflare every 2 minutes.

 No.24453

>>24443
There is a guy that said he had proofs that there are actual bots doing bot stuff in >>>/siberia/523120

 No.24455

>>24453
What if… this is only the tip of the iceberg…?

 No.24662

old school internet anonymity is slowly going extinct isn't it?
and the worst part is that no one cares.



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 No.18877[Reply]

Will there ever be an alternative video platform that matches its ability to let you regularly put out content to a large audience?
Vimeo comes close but you have to pay to exceed the limits and the audience is definitely more limited.
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 No.22089

>>22047
looks like garbage lmao

>>22088
newpipe is actually good instead of some youtuber faggot trying to make money

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 No.22091

>>22090
Pretty straightforward privacy policy. excluding third-party policies.

 No.24594

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The video returned by YouTube isn't the requested one. (Android client) (VideoNotAvailableException)
https://github.com/iv-org/invidious/issues/4584

 No.24657

There is also rumble



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 No.24605[Reply]

>government app necessary for functioning in society
<requires google play store to be enabled in your phone
>uni also uses google shit for everything
I can't escape Google no matter what I do. Should I just bite the bullet and integrate into their workspace then?
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 No.24607

Just have a dedicated device for it

 No.24610

>>24605
It's possible to install apps in isolated profiles in GrapheneOS and some other phone OS afaik. Another option might be to install the apps in Android VMs on a laptop.

 No.24612

>>24605
>>government app necessary for functioning in society
There are mirrors for google play apks and installing malicious apps on android is manageable. Any google service should have a secure, compatible alternative somewhere (see https://microg.org/).
>>uni also uses google shit for everything
Elaborate. I'm interested in how dystopian shit has gotten in your 'stan.

 No.24620

>>24605
The megacorps are the eyes and ears of the surveillance state, what did you expect?

 No.24656

WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY.



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 No.19296[Reply]

All nitter instances are rate limited now
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 No.24439

>>24435
It's been that way for about a decade. As always, for "security" purposes.

 No.24586

no point in accessing this shithole anymore
it's just bots and chvddies now

 No.24611

>nitter.poast.org now displays without full nitter style formatting
>somewhat unreadable
what do

 No.24644

>>24586
B-but my hentai…

 No.24647

>>24611
their style and media arent loading and almost always show a 403 error because their blacklist is super aggressive to deter crawlers



 No.24595[Reply]

/leftypol/ was instrumental in helping me make my personal site. An eternal thank you.

I've added a guestbook and would be honored if someone from here would sign it.

Here's the URL: darigo.su

To access the guestbook, click the pokeball in the bottom right, then walk to the computer and open Netscape.

Love you leftypol

 No.24596

I made the guestbook in the style of an imageboard in honor of this site helping me reach my goals

 No.24597

Very Cool website OP 👍. Bookmarked

 No.24602

>>24597

aw thanks. don't forget to sign the guestbook with an interesting image!

 No.24632

>/leftypol/ was instrumental in helping me make my personal site
how?

 No.24633

>>24632
>>>/siberia/524561



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 No.24511[Reply]

Real or hysterical? Things have already been quite bad for decades now, so…
https://news.slashdot.org/story/24/04/16/1916229/us-senate-to-vote-on-a-wiretap-bill-that-critics-call-stasi-like

 No.24512

>>24511
don't Google and AT&T already give the government all their data? but sure things can always be worse

 No.24537

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Here's the bill that was proposed. It looks concerning, but that's just from these spooky scary headlines I found from searching it. I'll start to read it now and share my thoughts.

 No.24609

>>24537
>expand the number of businesses that the US government can force to eavesdrop on Americans without a warrant
they already had this for years in the bush era on the patriot act, warrentless wiretaps were fully legal, and not indirectly forcing businesses to hand over data but actually doing it directly.

I guess this is just a return to form.



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 No.24540[Reply]

With most phones not having a microSD slot or even an audio jack these days you'd think projects like Rockbox would be more popular but it's almost abandoned.
https://www.rockbox.org/
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 No.24584

>>24583
works on my machine

 No.24590

it's because music streaming completely killed dedicated audio players obviously. not only that but phones carry like 1TB ootb that's a lot more than the 256GB we were used to back in the day, so it's completely irrelevant technology. if you have specific audiofile needs and an aversion to spotify, you'd be spending your cash on a plex box and plexamp on your phone.

 No.24592

>>24590
>phones carry like 1TB ootb
fucking which ones? all the phones with good specs have like 128-256 gigs with absolutely no room for extra storage to force you to rely on streaming and cloud garbage

>an aversion to spotify

i have an aversion to paying for stuff that can be free, thanks

 No.24593

>>24592
like every flagship lol wdym. even dirt cheap chinese phones have 256gb storage wtf lol, i use a fucking rooted poco as a dedicated media player it was a hundred bucks and that has 256gb, it's too bad that flagships dont have additional sd card storage like that one does, i'll give you that

 No.24614

>>24593
im not in the "first world" tbf



 No.24575[Reply]

I just have come across some money and I want to build a new gaming PC, my old pc is starting to show its age. Where do I start? I have a 3000 dollar budget. Looking for a high end gpu, The best cpu and and can carry a blueray player.

 No.24576

>>24575
3000 is an insane amount lol. I recently upgraded and the most difficult thing to choose was the mobo actually. Huge differences in price and hard to discern for what reason.

Why don't you consult reddit?

I guess first choice to make would be if you are gonna go with Amd or intel and amd or nvidia. Thrn when you figure that out just get whatever the newest flagship is. Then pick mobo that works for the chipset. Whatever the best ssd is for your main drive. Ram highest clock speed. Probably want to go ddr5 but I hear there isn't much of an advantage currently. That's about it. Case doesn't matter just get one you think looks kewl.

 No.24577

>>24576
>look it up
>top of the line geforce costs 1800 now
Damn. Well splurge on the graphics card more than the proccessor for gaming. Gaming doesn't need a super cpu. Also splurge on the ssd if you want better loading times.

 No.24582

if you want an internal blu ray drive, then you need a compatible SATA connector on the motherboard and a properly sized optical drive bay (5.25", half height) on the case, i think
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SATA_Express#CONNECTORS
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drive_bay#Form_factors



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 No.23075[Reply]

Would you use a window manager with anime mascot?
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 No.24561

>>24547
I don't care for the immature rightoid being banned. The precedent which the FDO "conduct enforcement board" set with their actions is worrying though.

Both sides seem to agree that vaxry acted entirely within the coc on the relevant platforms. Quite frankly he is right in that freedeskslop is playing internet police. They make vaxry accountable for his conduct as hyprland product manager, yet they are disputing his personal privileges as a contributor on the freedesktop gitlab. His resolve not to reply to future email of the kind, is then taken as a clear threat of ignoring future interventions on their platforms. In hindsight their entire justification for violating the conduct of their platforms is based on this uncharitable reading.

Vaxry is a prominent project leader who had it coming. Still i can't help but think they will transition to a more extensive type of "enforcement" in the future. Imagine if they banned all leftypol_vichan contributors on their platforms, because "hateful ideology" or similar contrived shit.

 No.24562

>>24561
How could they play "internet police"? They can't ban you from sites they don't control.

 No.24566

>>24562
Depending on how you see this, they either banned him for something he didn't do on any of their platforms or they did so on a flimsy justification likely for the former reason. If they had any further actions they could take for "violating" their coc, they obviously would. For the project leader of a wlroots compositor, being unable to contribute to upstream at all is not to be taken lightly.

Or think about it this way: When the USA imposed sanctions on Venezuela, were they playing world police or just being shitty in general?

 No.24572

>>24561
Is he a rightoid though? I don't think he is very politically inclined and this drama is what's likely shoving him into political spheres now. The most political thing he wrote afaik was this: https://blog.vaxry.net/articles/2023-inclusiveActivists and it seems to be mostly against idpol nonsense.

 No.24574

>>24572
In the first email he mentions that Redhat diversity hiring "scandal", Bryan Lunduke can't stop bringing up (see https://lunduke.locals.com/post/5515346/the-ibm-red-hat-leaks-what-weve-learned-so-far and >>23967).
Also from the log attached to drewdevaults entry:
>Lech Wałęsa vaxry — Today at 12:24 PM
>I like, have never said the n word online
>except for nice or no
>mentally disabled jacekpoz — Today at 12:24 PM
>false
>Image
>ψ̴̈͘ ̸͐͘ — Today at 12:25 PM
>nob
>Lech Wałęsa vaxry — Today at 12:25 PM
>damn exposed



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 No.23848[Reply]

this is something we've always known was going to happen at some point. Now of course the Internet and big sites will still exist(YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter) but it will become like television was, a lot more sanitized. There won't really be any real speakers on those sites, just spectators, most rebel sites will be removed other than the enforced squeaky clean ones and I've made peace with that.
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 No.24479

So it seems Youtube is increasing it's pressure against Invidious and third party apps. What do you think, is this the end of adfree Youtube? What will you do?

 No.24480

>>24479
Invidious isn't particularly threatened by this round but you should still donate.
>Is it over?
It's Youtube. It never began.

 No.24495

>>23848
it won't happen, at least not by force. that's an outmoded means of social control
you're already living after the internet in the era of the big, centralised tech company. 4chan is a rounding error (not to mention probably a honeypot) and /leftypol/ is even less important than that.
the only major things that're going to change over the coming years is that search will get worse and AI generated gibberish pages will push down the signal-noise ratio when you're looking for actual information.

the fear of the jackbooted facist coming to take your 4chan away is a fundamentally outdated understanding of social control. no "rebel" sites pose an actual threat to the state and most "rebel" content is stuff the state is perfectly content with like people saying the n-word and pornography. even for stuff that the state doesn't like: piracy, cp, leaks, etc, the optimum level of those undesirable sites is not zero: if online piracy were impossible then offline piracy, which is harder to track, would explode. you want it to be inconvenient so people give up and buy the thing, but not so difficult they buy it out of the back of a truck on a microSD card. you want just enough CP that you can keep up a steady process of arresting those involved in creating, distributing, and posessing it. again: much easier when they're using an FBI server than when they're buying polaroids from a truck. even leaks: you want there to be a central place for leaks, even if every so often someone leaks your government's documents, because people will also leak other government's documents. furthermore they can be used for disinfo - "this site is trustworthy, it leaked US-document-X, therefore it must not have an agenda when leaking Iranian-document-Y."

"free to consume in your personal life but impotent when it comes to changing social conditions" is the condition of the average person today. we no longer live in an age where a capitalist regime needs to ban Marx for fear people will believe in him - forget that: now you can securely sell Marx to what is, more often than not, the mere Communist fandom.

 No.24550

>>24495
Stop thinking in terms of websites. If you want to start some revolutionary / illegal shit, build a brand around yourself using digital signatures. Establish your presence across a basket of onion forums, chans, encrypted pastebins, etc. There's someone on the Ableonion chat who does that. He's a smut peddler, but my point still stands.

 No.24567

>>23849
>Nothing of value will be lost.
wrong, everything of value will be lost and only the shit i.e.
>YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter
will remain



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