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Nokia 8 Anonymous 08/19/2017 (Sat) 20:01:59 [Preview] No. 10839 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
This smartphone will physically train people to record video...

in landscape mode!

Anonymous 08/17/2017 (Thu) 18:35:36 [Preview] No. 10802 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
So Jim (an ex-Gamer Gay fag and an old /pol/ sweetheart) made a new video recently, and in the face of the centralized clearnet's censorship schemes becoming ever expanded he has made the suggestion of going MAD against the clearnet giants. As some have pointed out though, this is a dangerous gambit due to Google Fiber expanding very quickly and them having the money to bide their time while they expand. Not just that but handing the internet to the ISPs is a bad idea since ISPs are much more HEAVILY centralized than web services and communities.

However I want to hear endchan's opinion on the matter, is this a feasible strategy, or did Jim as the vid's thumbnail/graphics suggests, drink a few too many vodka bottles in a stupor of depression?
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Anonymous 08/17/2017 (Thu) 21:45:10 [Preview] No. 10818 del
>Reported for bullying, this type of speech is not tolerated on this website!
Stop this. We are not going to make this place into what lainchan mod's did there. The usage of ad hominem or name calling, when necessary, should be allowed. Even if this not necessary (as in the case of the anon above), just ignore it. If we start to apply these shit rules here I'll get out (again).

Anonymous 08/17/2017 (Thu) 22:36:41 [Preview] No. 10820 del
I was being ironic, but freedom of speech is extremely important and must be cherished and preserved, and censorship to prevent hurting ones feelings is weak.

Anonymous 08/17/2017 (Thu) 23:23:44 [Preview] No. 10821 del
Oh, got it. The point is that I've seem the kind of behaviour of locking down threads just because it does not follow ridiculous rules. And, not just on lainchan, also here in endchan.
Let's not have this "political correctiness" bullshit here.

ps. they (lainchan) don't even know that their thoughts about these 'rules' came from myself, from discussions about the bad quality of posters on the boards, but they stretched my ideas into something completely extremist. So suggestible to everything, these people. The word here is: discernment. Stop and think about what is your thoughts on the subject, through various perspectives, don't simply accept them as a unified structure.

Anonymous 08/18/2017 (Fri) 01:56:40 [Preview] No. 10824 del
Some anons such as the ones found on /int/ (It is called /int/, /intl/, etc. but they are all the same) have taken the freedom of speech right so far that they don't delete spam threads or CP because they consider deletion to be anti-free speech. Only time posts should be deleted is if they are spam posts, posts containing illegal content to fuck us over, etc. Even shitty posts should be allowed to stay, just hide them and have a button to reveal them. This concept exists on a website known as Meguca and posts aren't truly deleted, they are hidden and anyone can open them by pressing a button.

Anonymous 08/18/2017 (Fri) 03:14:44 [Preview] No. 10825 del
>Only time posts should be deleted is if they are spam posts, posts containing illegal content to fuck us over, etc.
I totally agree.

Communication best practices Anonymous 07/31/2017 (Mon) 02:09:16 [Preview] No. 10507 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I would like to open this thread to discuss the best practices of communication, essentially the three forms: archive sharing, text/image and voip (video conference).

The software has to be:
- Decentralized or distributed
- End to End encrypted
- Open Source

Prefered if:
- Audited / Formal methods (proof/verification)
- Anonymous
- Don't leak much matadata
- Good coding practices (privsep, sandboxing, etc).

For archive sharing:
- Retroshare
- Tahoe-LAFS

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Anonymous 08/13/2017 (Sun) 20:29:46 [Preview] No. 10711 del
- Simple code. No bloat. Do one thing and do it right (unix philosophy)
- Good security practices (no unnecessary permissions)
- Uses libsodium, a modern and stable crypto lib with well revised code. Uses AES-256.
- Leaks less metadata on pubkey
- Smaller pubkey.

I think they also have added pledge(2) to the reop ports on openbsd.

- No support for GUI tools, like for Thunderbird
- No support anywhere, really
- It's not maintained anymore (not exactly a problem, because the code is considered "done" by the author. No bugs found)
- Not audited by third-party

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Anonymous 08/13/2017 (Sun) 21:18:57 [Preview] No. 10712 del
Ohh cool. Thanks for making a summary.

Anonymous 08/14/2017 (Mon) 15:19:03 [Preview] No. 10715 del
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>So why is reop better again ?

It's not. It's abandonware that nobody gives a shit about. Nobody uses the public-key functionality of reop, and the AES-256 functionality is redundant. There are plenty of options for AES-256 encryption on common operating systems that are either already available, or can be readily installed without having to compile from scratch (unlike reop).

The one person on this board (and on the planet) shilling reop was challenged to demonstrate the superiority of reop's AES-256 functionality against other implementations by referencing the relevant source code, but he failed to do so.

Anonymous 08/15/2017 (Tue) 02:52:42 [Preview] No. 10723 del
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There's nothing in that list about the gnupg implementation of AES-256 file encryption or the reop implementation of AES-256 file encryption.

The one person on this board (and on the planet) shilling reop was challenged to demonstrate the superiority of reop's AES-256 functionality against other implementations by referencing the relevant source code, but he failed to do so. Again.

If you are having difficulty locating the source code in question, I would be happy to provide you with a link. Just say the word!

Also, although it doesn't matter, because that link demonstrates absolutely nothing that's relevant to this discussion, I would note that that list goes back 11 years and has only one critical (remote) bug.

I'd call that "Only one remote hole in the default install, in a heck of a long time!" Hmm, that sounds familiar.

Visual cryptography Anonymous 08/10/2017 (Thu) 12:05:58 [Preview] No. 10676 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
This is pretty cool. Wish I had e a program that could help me print things that can only be decoded with another transparent layer.

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Anonymous 08/11/2017 (Fri) 22:39:26 [Preview] No. 10691 del

Hey. Can you make it work with multiple images?

Like. Aline it to the left. Get one logo. Aline it 3/4s right get another?

Anonymous 08/12/2017 (Sat) 16:57:02 [Preview] No. 10697 del
Sure, it's just a simple equation. In the pictured image it's a mere (g.field) sum. To have multiple resulting plaintexts you would add another equation to the system.

Say A and B are the images, x and y the ciphertext and keystream (in F(2^n)), then the pictured example is just a trivial:

A = x + y

To also have B, you would add another constraint, say:

B = (x << t) + (y % 2^(n-t))

Where t is the offset for ("3/4 to the right").

Strictly speaking this would not exactly describe the pictured example, because there the displacement is not linear but 2-dimensional, but we can sidestep that by instead considering A(i) and B(i) (and x(i) and y(i)) for each "i" pixel row in the images.

If you keep adding constraints you might eventually make the system unsolvable, but for two offset images it's pretty much trivial.

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About fake social media accounts Anonymous 08/09/2017 (Wed) 17:44:15 [Preview] No. 10645 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Should you not use any social media or use a faked, sanitized social media accounts?

I ask this question as I look at these new predictive algorithm. They analyse your facebook account, and gives some score to the police, to help them take a decision. There is plenty of different methods, and different means using that. Social media analysis is pretty much widespread.

I personaly don't use any social media, even though I have to say that I used them a little bit when I was younger (I quickly removed them though, nothing more than 2/3 years).

The problem with these kind of algorithm, or simple human verification (because it's pretty much automatic today to go verify your social media account, even in case of getting a job), is that it's gonna automatically mark you as suspect, since just a few don't use them.

So what do you think, should you try to fake out an account, with the risk of actually giving too much even though you try to fake it out (or if you use a bot, to be easely spotted), or should you simply go full boycott?
Soon, we'll be forced to pay with our smartphone, and so use a recent one with the app who allows you to pay. Now, there are people not getting hired because they don't have any social media account... I'm mostly afraid of the latter.


PS: Maybe is it too much effort, since your ISP by looking at the keywords you enter in the search engine, can know everything about you... I don't trust https.
I'm more and more afraid that without an enormous effort from your part, and huge technical capabilities, you can't do shit.
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Anonymous 08/09/2017 (Wed) 21:39:05 [Preview] No. 10649 del
Pretty much this, for the most part any communications platform that proclaims to be free uses you as the product being sold and profited from via metadata collection. All being legal due to bullshit ELA legal loopholes that makes you complicit to such bullshit by just visiting the website.

Anonymous 08/09/2017 (Wed) 22:18:42 [Preview] No. 10651 del
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>(because it's pretty much automatic today to go verify your social media account, even in case of getting a job)
>there are people not getting hired because they don't have any social media account

This is a myth that has been going around for years. Unless you're applying for a job that involves social media, like being the social media coordinator or PR person for a company, most companies aren't going to give a shit about your Facegram and Instatweet accounts, and aren't going to check.

In many larger organizations, HR is explicitly prohibited from searching for the social media accounts of applicants, because it could be a source of information on the applicant like race, marital status, etc. and the company doesn't want to be accused of (and sued for) not hiring on the basis of having known this about the candidate.

I boycott social media, except for a bogus Twitter account that I use to follow certain accounts I like to keep track of. I work in a public-facing role, so there's already basic information about me (name, a photo, work phone and email) on the company's website, so if I thought it were necessary to have social media accounts, I would make them with no more information than is already available online.

I don't see any point in doing that, though, and to be honest, if someone looking to hire you is such a turbo-normie that they care if you have social media accounts, they're probably going to be freaked out if you don't have lots of friends and activity on your account.

>Maybe is it too much effort, since your ISP by looking at the keywords you enter in the search engine, can know everything about you... I don't trust https.

There's no evidence that ISPs can compromise https without using a very obvious MITM attack that would require a user to manually accept a bogus cert.

Anonymous 08/10/2017 (Thu) 12:11:00 [Preview] No. 10677 del
I used to have multiple facebook accounts and one of them was just for normies. All the people I didn't know well got added to that one and in fact I tried to get it up to a few hundred people so I could point to it and look normal and fairly popular if I ever needed to, or for networking, and I made it less private overall.

My other account was for people I trusted. That was before I just decided to get rid of all social media.

Anonymous 08/10/2017 (Thu) 18:19:46 [Preview] No. 10680 del
Thanks you for all your answer.

Anonymous 08/10/2017 (Thu) 18:38:42 [Preview] No. 10681 del
The less people using this system of data mining the better. That way they will be the outcasts. The problem here is with their bots. A lot of bots account for youtube views for followers etc. That may be the only lucritive thing about making fake social media accounts. Using bots for profit. That is still validating social media though.

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Anonymous 07/13/2017 (Thu) 15:57:23 [Preview] No. 10365 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
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Anonymous 07/15/2017 (Sat) 09:10:57 [Preview] No. 10399 del
Applebaulm was tossed out for a reason

Anonymous 07/15/2017 (Sat) 09:17:23 [Preview] No. 10401 del
Yeah, some SJW decided that they consider courtship a form of sexual abuse, that's why he was "tossed out". Jacob barely did any code on this side, he has nothing to do with this shit.

Anonymous 07/16/2017 (Sun) 01:54:22 [Preview] No. 10408 del
extensions.getAddons.showPane ;false

Hide pane and don't use it. Tracking problem solved.

Anonymous 08/08/2017 (Tue) 19:50:41 [Preview] No. 10616 del
um guys:
> --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290
>The certificate expired on 2016-06-13 14:30. The current time is 2017-08-08 15:39.
>2014-12-15 Old key
>EF6E 286D DA85 EA2A 4BA7 DE68 4E2C 6E87 9329 8290
Version: GnuPG v2


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Anonymous 08/17/2017 (Thu) 22:00:36 [Preview] No. 10819 del
gpg --list-key 0x4E2C6E8793298290

pub 4096R/0x4E2C6E8793298290 2014-12-15 [expires: 2020-08-24]
Key fingerprint = EF6E 286D DA85 EA2A 4BA7 DE68 4E2C 6E87 9329 8290
uid [ unknown] Tor Browser Developers (signing key) <torbrowser@torproject.org>
sub 4096R/0x7017ADCEF65C2036 2014-12-15 [expires: 2017-08-25]
sub 4096R/0x2E1AC68ED40814E0 2014-12-15 [expires: 2017-08-25]
sub 4096R/0xD1483FA6C3C07136 2016-08-24 [expires: 2018-08-24]

Is Signal a threat to Free Software? Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 19:49:01 [Preview] No. 8917 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]

My opinion: the guy from LibreSignal was using the Signal servers, consuming their energy, and using their marketing. This is not right.
About the Signal requirement to have google shit, it's very unfortunate. Though, people should just use other thing and stop all this buzz.
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Anonymous 07/09/2017 (Sun) 19:51:59 [Preview] No. 8932 del
no decent cli option, tox through tor is still the best for me

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Anonymous 08/08/2017 (Tue) 11:30:01 [Preview] No. 10602 del
They keep adevertising that end to end encryption but there's like one client that has it and that's the web/electron based on. The rest are useless, and as someone already mentioned in this thread it's not really federated at the moment.

Anonymous 08/08/2017 (Tue) 13:36:31 [Preview] No. 10604 del
>the problem with tox is that anonymity was just an after thought
You're right on that. Tox was initiated on /g/ shortly after Snowden disclosures. It was made to be foss, distributed (so no servers are used) and provide strong encryption but anonymity hadn't been thought. It was added sometime after the project begun though. https://github.com/irungentoo/toxcore/blob/522f90fee138087db660dccc08413c53f388f604/docs/Prevent_Tracking.txt

Suddenly Bruce Perens doesn't want to talk to me. Anonymous 07/15/2017 (Sat) 06:38:30 [Preview] No. 10386 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Suddenly Bruce Perens doesn't want to talk to me.

What happened? This was out of the blue:


>OK, I apologize to all who were involved in this conversation. I will block further emails from "aconcernedfossdev" and no longer encourage him.
> Bruce
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Anonymous 08/05/2017 (Sat) 18:45:04 [Preview] No. 10570 del

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Phone (212) 608-0700


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Anonymous 08/06/2017 (Sun) 11:17:32 [Preview] No. 10572 del

>Proud White American Man, boldly making the world safe for Adult Consenting White Women are not looked on fondly by those writings it seems...
>see, I think ahead: something you white men don't do: your only thoughts are "how do I serve muh white woman better" "oh shit I need muney..."
>Notice that the retarded old white man has no response.

>And yes, I am an attorney. Yes I am trained in this area of study. Yes I know more about it than you even if you are a Proud American White Man Programmer and know everything there is to know since birth.

>Both left and right white men totally support women's rights and oppose child marriage of girls to men. What is that which both "sides" have in common? White Proud American Men.

>Oh, you have no argument. Just an angry, red-in-the-face, white male animal (who opposes his own interests (such as taking young girls as brides as is allowed in Deuteronomy 22, 28-29, hebrew) and advances the interests of the white woman as his one and only purpose in life).

>Oh, the standard white man "I can defeat ANYONE. So here's my info. COME AT ME BRUUHHH!!!"

>White man makes false claims, gets called out, doesn't respond

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Anonymous 08/06/2017 (Sun) 11:34:31 [Preview] No. 10573 del
Hypocrite \Hyp"o*crite\, n. [F., fr. L. hypocrita, Gr. ? one who
plays a part on the stage, a dissembler, feigner. See
One who plays a part; especially, one who, for the purpose of
winning approbation of favor, puts on a fair outside seeming;
'''one who feigns to be other and better than he is; a false
pretender to virtue or piety; one who simulates virtue or
[1913 Webster]

The hypocrite's hope shall perish. --Job viii. 13.

-->English explanatory dictionary (synonyms)

[ˈhɪpəkrɪt] n. deceiver, double-dealer, quack, charlatan, impostor or imposter, mountebank, confidence man or trickster, faker, pretender, liar, Pharisee, whited sepulchre, Tartuffe, flimflammer, Colloq phoney or US also phony, con man, flimflam man or artist, two-face:

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Anonymous 08/06/2017 (Sun) 11:37:13 [Preview] No. 10574 del
I am an attorney. Yes I am trained in this area of study.

-Proud American Irish Roman Catholic White Man Programmer

Anonymous 08/06/2017 (Sun) 12:54:01 [Preview] No. 10575 del
MikeeUSA New Member
Joined: May 25, 2000
Messages: 102
Likes Received: 0
Name: Michael McAllister
Age: 14
Nick Names: MikeeUSA, Mikee, Drew Armon
Occupation: Skool, Computers.
Location: Islip, NY, USA
Likes: Computers, discussing theorems, discussing psychology, Linux, Infiltration, GNU, UT, Learning rights to anyone, Corporate Propaganda, Useful Material, guns, level design, artwork, the good things people do.
MikeeUSA, Nov 23, 2004

If he posted this in 2004 that would actually make Mr. Michael McAllister 27 years old at the current time.
The average age for passing the bar is 27 and the pass rate is 66% in New York State.
Based on that I highly doubt that he's passed the bar exam. You're looking for a Law Student approximately 27-31 years of age, a white male. He might be attending Columbia Law School. Here are some other possible options:

Albany Law School (Albany, NY)

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Anonymous 07/10/2017 (Mon) 00:16:41 [Preview] No. 10283 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Why is there still a 8/tech and no one is here? I thought your group were smart and cared about privacy.
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Anonymous 07/23/2017 (Sun) 08:48:05 [Preview] No. 10470 del
its the chan cycle like kali yuga.

refugee from 4chan to 8chan to diaspora now i guess. i've been trying all of the chans i know but they have small userbases compared to 4chan and 8chan. i've heard good things about nntpchan but haven't tried it. and blazechan has innovative features.

8/tech/ users are 95%+ larpers who never code. i remember back 2014 - 2015 it was completely different. there were groups legitimately trying to help anons gitgud but nothing came of it.

it's sad and very frustrating the cycle of the chans.

i used both /pol/ and /tech/ on 8chan. 2014 there were a lot of crossposters. but they coded and didn't use the board for shitposting. there was an effort to help interested anons on /pol/ gitgud with self-improvement threads. blame it on the mods when they started banning self-improvement threads they drove out core users leaving only idiots who spread to and degrade board quality on all boards. when new users come to /pol/ they see these idiots and learn to act like them.

8/prog/ maybe is still worth something.

we should start monthly library threads here (or, tri-monthly since the board is slow). work with a new library every month and compete to see who comes up with the best shit. 8/tech/ did this early 2015 and then it died out. but they were some of the threads i enjoyed most. we should restart it. be the change you want to see.

Anonymous 07/23/2017 (Sun) 20:35:30 [Preview] No. 10472 del
What do you mean by library thread ?

Anonymous 07/24/2017 (Mon) 08:53:54 [Preview] No. 10475 del
we used to do threads where we'd focus on using 1 new library a month. for example, sfml or libpng or zlib. 1 month seems to short it'd be better as 2 - 3 months.

Anonymous 07/24/2017 (Mon) 11:51:27 [Preview] No. 10476 del
Ahh that kind of library thread.I was thinking of books all the time. Sounds nice, will probably participate.

Anonymous 08/05/2017 (Sat) 04:09:35 [Preview] No. 10548 del
there's always the issue of good content vs active posters. IMO the reason why a lot of boards decline in quality is that a certain amount of activity is needed for people to be engaged and without engaged posters a board is easily taken over. A high quality board can die due to lack of content and then easily have its skin worn by nu poasters

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"Advertising is the new coal" Anonymous 07/31/2017 (Mon) 23:51:31 [Preview] No. 10519 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Advertising ruined the internet. It kills creativity.