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WWW alternatives Anonymous 09/19/2017 (Tue) 19:57:00 [Preview] No. 11206 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
With W3C now folding to DRM and the web already being crushed under the weight of JS I think we need a discussion.

What are some alternatives to the web? I remember GNUNET implements something like websites. Basically I think we should ditch web browsers all together. BBS? Gopher?
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Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 20:35:15 [Preview] No. 11380 del
>>11378
>mesh
Yes.
>hardware backdoors
Yes, that's another problem. This could be solved with RISC-V system on chip. The wireless device could be DASH7. Could also have a simple faraday cage, so government can't find it with EM detector, if we put it on some random place.
http://heshamelmatary.blogspot.com.au/2017/06/sel4testrisc-v-unofficial-release-priv.html
http://www.lowrisc.org/


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Anonymous 09/28/2017 (Thu) 08:48:05 [Preview] No. 11397 del
>>11377
>unless they spread Jammers through the country or remove every single hardware
They could also cut the power. In this case, the device should have a solar powered battery...


Anonymous 09/28/2017 (Thu) 10:05:35 [Preview] No. 11398 del
ardunel dongle


Anonymous 09/28/2017 (Thu) 13:39:36 [Preview] No. 11404 del
Wifi is a really bad idea for a large-scale mesh. High latencies, interference resulting in speed drops, power hog, jewish microwaves. On the other hand, all high-speed wired solutions have no libre firmware or drivers. Everything above 1Gbit or optical is fucking proprietary. But at least optical wires don't radiate shit in all directions so CIA niggers can't find them easily.



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Improving software and security Anonymous 08/11/2017 (Fri) 20:29:06 [Preview] No. 10688 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hello my good fellows!

It is evident that the majority of mainstream software programs are shit, and while audits and the creators of a specific software program can tell one much about the quality of said software, audits can be fabricated and the user should look at the program itself instead of looking at who made it and where it came from. If more individuals studied computer engineering/science and programming and were able to audit programs, we would become stronger, and one could rest assured that their computer was tested to perfection. I have begun to notice that a major problem with auditing code is the fact that some software programs are massive and require teams to finish in a practical amount of time (Or one individual with ultimate dedication...), and this can be fixed by advocating for single purpose programs with lean code and minimal features with room for the user to build and add to it. Computers are amazing machines, and every individual with a laptop and a great mind can achieve amazing feats! One could build a self driving car with the power of programming and advanced mathematics, one can program a self-learning AI that they can interact with, one can program drones or small satellites to take pictures of the earth and predict weather patterns, and the list goes on and on.
I am here to encourage you to begin making your own single purpose programs by yourself or with close friends and a passion to teach others about programming and auditing simple software programs. I don't believe there is a government plan to keep us all down and steal our data to destroy us, but your information is worth money, and data mining allows companies to look at the big picture and advertise products.

Free(Possibly) and open source software with a single defined purpose made as minimal as possible with space to allow for building onto it and improving it.
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Anonymous 08/14/2017 (Mon) 21:48:40 [Preview] No. 10718 del
>>10714

If regular encryption is not dead, why every rich coutries use quantum computing to secure their com?


Anonymous 08/15/2017 (Tue) 02:50:32 [Preview] No. 10722 del
>>10718
""""""""""""""""""""""FUTURE PROOFING""""""""""""
(aka the lockmart strategy, buzzwords and vertical integration mixed with government contracts is an easy way to build wealth, i.e. stable investment or money laundering)


Anonymous 08/15/2017 (Tue) 04:10:59 [Preview] No. 10725 del
>>10718

You have no idea what you're talking about. Go read up on:

Public-key encryption
Symmetric encryption
The integer factorization problem
The discrete logarithm problem
Shor's algorithm
Grover's algorithm


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 22:49:26 [Preview] No. 11393 del
> I don't believe there is a government plan to keep us all down and steal our data to destroy us
Yes it is, look at RSA encryption


Anonymous 09/28/2017 (Thu) 10:37:26 [Preview] No. 11401 del
>>10693
> people don't wanna even type "firefox"
I don't want to either, but it's for different reasons. Anyway the normies can do whatever they want, and we can do what we want.
> Even if some unusual surge in interest in the kind of programming you're talking about were to occur, the result would be tons of buggy, inefficient, incompatible implementations.
There doesn't have to be any big surge, and there won't be. That's because people have been brainwashed from a very young age to be consumer sheep. Only a very small minority have the interest in doing something different.
And yes, there will be incompatible implementations. So what? I'm not interested in the same hardware, OS, and languages that others here are. All that matters is that some fundamental protocols and standards are kept simple, so our individual implementations can also remain simple. That is the only critical part.



Fun with filters Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 19:45:06 [Preview] No. 11372 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I had a thought about petitioning ring or someone to put some filters on here. There are only a few of us so we can have some fun.

Rules:
Suggest words for replacement in the following format
word > replacement
Then quote the suggestion in a reply post, which acts as a vote in support.
Mods can see ID's and IP's so don't bother same fagging.
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Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 20:38:40 [Preview] No. 11381 del
Skype > Skike
Windows > Telemetrydows
Photoshop > Thisapplicationdoesnotsupporttheeditingofbanknoteimages


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 20:44:00 [Preview] No. 11383 del
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Get out cancer. No word filters here. Here's not lainchan.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 20:51:54 [Preview] No. 11384 del
>>11383
Get out cancer. No word filters here. Here's not lainchan. > Please stay. I want word filters. I want to enjoy myself, like lainchan. Also I'm fucking gay.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 20:59:22 [Preview] No. 11387 del
>>11372
OP > faggot


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 22:25:03 [Preview] No. 11389 del
formal methods > @tedu's veiny manmeat



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LynxChan 1.9 StephenLynx 09/20/2017 (Wed) 20:02:29 [Preview] No. 11218 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
LynxChan 1.9 is about to enter beta and introduces a very important feature: JIT caching.

JIT caching is caching pages once they are requested, instead of caching when their content is changed.

This feature should allow for not only a significant reduced CPU usage but also for a more responsive experience for users.

Other from that, this version will also add a few features:
File search on media management
Maintenance images
Ability to restart the unix socket from a GUI
Subject editing
Board locking
Better global board moderation
SSL can be made mandatory
Mass bans directly from ips

I have a small instance running it over http://lynxhub.com and a list of chans running it can be found at http://lynxhub.com/lynxchan/res/285.html
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Anonymous 09/22/2017 (Fri) 19:39:57 [Preview] No. 11266 del
>>11258
Don't worry, the new features for block bypass are used exclusively by the front-end js and nothing changed for nojs users.


Anonymous 09/24/2017 (Sun) 10:37:46 [Preview] No. 11285 del
>>11256
Wow, that's great. Thanks!


Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 23:23:36 [Preview] No. 11345 del
>>11218
does it have the bumplock thread feature?


Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 23:24:21 [Preview] No. 11346 del
>>11218
or hell just the lock thread feature?


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 21:31:14 [Preview] No. 11388 del
>>11345
No.

>>11346
Had it for ages now.



Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 20:48:41 [Preview] No. 11342 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I have a Playstation 3, but I don't really know what to do with it. Jailbreaking it is impossible, and this sucks. Right now it is hooked up to my CRT tv, since it is the only thing i had in house that had an analogue vudeo output, and i use it to watch netflix, Youtube, Chrunchyroll, and some old cartoons, like Rugrats, Griffin, things like that. But I feel like I've never used it at its full potential. I own it since 2013, unfortunately, before i did not own enough money to buy it by myself, so I was able to get one only by then. And I feel like I've never used too much, in the first time, I've used it a lot, but after some time, i got myself a gaming pc, so now what can I do with this ps3? I think it could be do more than just streaming movies, should I buy some games? Even if I can buy the same game on pc at less price and have it with better graphics only for the sake of having a disc?


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 00:43:20 [Preview] No. 11348 del
>>11342
>Jailbreaking it is impossible
Are you certain? I know Sony removed the OtherOS feature and has attempted to patch the firmware against exploits that allow jailbreaking, but if you don't have the latest firmware, you may be able to find an exploit.

Also, I don't believe that Sony has achieved firmware with zero security flaws, so there might be some new flaw that could be exploited. I don't know if people are still working on that, though.

If you can't jailbreak it, I think you're probably already exploiting it to the fullest, unless you haven't already set up something like MediaTomb.

Certainly, you could pick up a ton of games for the PS3, probably at bargain prices. That would be enough to keep you busy for quite some time.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 20:58:34 [Preview] No. 11386 del
Yeah, unless you can get GNU/Linux on that thing it's essentially an over priced brick that only plays certain discs.

I think there is some hard modding you can do but unless you can soft mod that to play pirate games it's a waste of time.



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Amazon destroyed Seattle Anonymous 09/15/2017 (Fri) 05:17:04 [Preview] No. 11095 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I like this editorial about how Amazon has destroyed the culture of Seatle. It's a good warning: large companies destroy the culture of interesting cities and make everything generic, corporate, and dull. I wouldn't want Google's HQ in my city either.
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Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 09:49:20 [Preview] No. 11317 del
>>11289
Everything is tied to technology.
If you chose to ignore politics, then you're either condemned to not understand shit ever, or maybe is that because you already know most of the schemes, and so you chose to elevate yourself upon it.
I think that's the first choice, since the second ask for a hell of a lot of studying and book reading. And luck, whatever you call god's providence.


Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 09:51:17 [Preview] No. 11318 del
>>11317

Tied to politics*


Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 15:56:35 [Preview] No. 11323 del
>>11317
See the definition of the greek "techne".
Politics is not technology, although it influences it.
This this holistic vision about "everything is intertwined" is not practical in an imageboard.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 19:57:13 [Preview] No. 11375 del
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>>11323
There is no impact of politics in a /diy/ board for exemple based on technology.
But when you're talking about companies, that have or had money from in-q-tel, and are today profiting from industrial spying, that are inserting backdoor according to a political decision of spying on everyone, not even talking about today's ultra materialist philosophy that direct everything, you know, it's pretty hard to not talk about politics/ideology. Even the FSF is promoting an ideology in itself.
But I agree that communist/trump faggots are very annoying. That's the worst of politics/ideologies.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 20:39:47 [Preview] No. 11382 del
>>11375
>Even the FSF is promoting an ideology in itself.
Most of us here probably don't agree with FSF philosophy.

>ultra materialist
You keep talking about this, but I don't think you understand the point of "mind-body problem", do you?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physicalism



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Human experimentation should be legal? Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 03:45:32 [Preview] No. 11306 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
What do you think tech?
Should we be able to experiment with human genetic modification (CRISPR/Cas9)? Should we be experimenting with eugenics?
The child development should taken with neurogenic drugs, such as Dihexa and NSI-189? Psychedelic drugs, like Psilocybin? The effect of nutrition, as with the use of iodine, EPA/DHA and uridine?
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Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 20:24:52 [Preview] No. 11341 del
>>11340
You see, that is the problem with depopulation, cognitive dissonance takes place in most individuals, they desire a less populated planet, but themselves want to procreate and have a family.

Just because we have the capabilities to feed 10 billion humans doesn't mean we should, and what happens when that 10 billion turns into a 15 billion which turns into a 30 billion because population grows logarithmically? You will see the population growth primarily occurring in 3rd world countries, most notably by Muslims who's religion allows for polygamy and encourages multiple children, and a population as large as 10 billion would only survive because of our advanced technology, it is highly unlikely for this number to be reached normally, and the technology to allow it to reach this point requires massive amounts of resources.

But I digress, attempting to grasp concepts such as this when it incorporates so much information and requires great knowledge is difficult and leads to failure.


Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 20:51:45 [Preview] No. 11343 del
>>11340
Ok, all your wall of text can be simplified on these arguments:

1- Moral principles. Human life has a essential value and we should protect it.

2- Everything is made to be sold in contemporary society. Therefore the future will be the distopy of comercialisation of life by itself.

3- Intelligence cannot be quantified.


Now, my counter-arguments:

1- Humans are different from other animals that we already use as objects? On what exacly is based your ideas of "moral"? Your philosophical principles seems to be based on some kind of metaphysical essentialism, am I right?

2- Yes. That's the point of capitalism. If you refuse to accept this reality you'll soon be defending communism ideals. Unfortunately we can't give a hug on everyone and start to sing as in Wonderland.

3- I haven't even mentioned IQ. I do not agree with the current model of intelligence quantification. Actually, most of the scientists don't agree with this too, but use it as an intermediary method of research (like the Big Five, on psychology). Inteligence can't be quantified in an precise number, no, but it's clear that there's difference between people reasoning.

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Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 01:53:45 [Preview] No. 11355 del
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>>11306
The cat's out of the bag. Pandora's Box is opened. You can do stuff with CRISPR at home now with kits you can order online. Granted, the at-home kits don't allow you to modify human genes (it's yeast, actually), but it's a sign of how accessible and widespread this technology is becoming.

There will be (if there aren't already) clandestine labs doing human genetic engineering in places like China, Hong Kong and India. There will be mistakes; horrible monstrosities will be created along with those who have extra intelligence or athletic ability. Genetic plagues, spread by specially-engineered viruses, will become the new biowarfare.

The drug market will change a great deal. CRISPR has already allowed researchers to genetically engineer yeast to produce opioids and opioid precursors. When the technology escapes the lab, high-purity opioids will be ubiquitous and cheap. Any idiot who can brew beer will be able to brew opioids with a self-replicating organism. Rates of opioid addiction will skyrocket, but it won't matter, because people will have access to essentially unlimited quantities of high-purity dope.

CRISPR will also be used by the likes of ELF/ALF and anarcho-primitivists in an attempt to drastically reduce the human population of the earth. They'll engineer pathogens with heretofore-unseen levels of virulence and antibiotic/antiviral resistance. Billions will die, but drastic and draconian quarantine measures will still preserve a significant portion of the human population.

Enjoy yourself. It is later than you think.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 19:48:18 [Preview] No. 11374 del
>>11341

Who is "we"? What right have you on anyone on this planet? If you're the president of you country, then you should decide according to your land. You have nothing to say about your neighbor. You're just pointing out how this is mainly a globalist propaganda. A global problem, "we", are the people no this earth, should do something.
At the end, you only have a right on yourself. If you think that it's a good idea to sterilise, or more brutally, create a third world war to massacre the entire world, then you should be interned.

The government is rogue, and only want us enslave. I say it clear and loud, you are a debil, if you think that anything that can produce modernity have any value, and is harmless.

>requires great knowledge
You're talking about concepts that you don't understand. Why are you talking then?

>>11343
>wall of text
..
>2- Everything is made to be sold in contemporary society. Therefore the future will be the distopy of comercialisation of life by itself.
I repeated two time my point, and you still ignore it. If you think that capitalism has flaws but is a "good enough" system, because everything else is worste, then seriously, I don't know what to do.
>3- Intelligence cannot be quantified.
I never said so. Intelligence, by its modern meaning, is purely material. Everything in modernity is taken by its material, quantified side, so logically the current understanding of intelligence is only tied to a quantifiable definition. What I'm saying is you can't measure the value of any human being, since he's not only material. I'm not even going with metaphysics in mind, but can you, at least, recognize rationalism?

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>>11374
>thanks Marx and its mason friends
>Capitalism is worste than communism
>They'll be punished eventually. [karma or god punishment]
>Both capitalism and communism are based on the same philosophy.
ok.



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New FinFisher surveillance campaigns: Internet providers involved? Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 02:39:51 [Preview] No. 11358 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
New surveillance campaigns utilizing FinFisher, infamous spyware known also as FinSpy and sold to governments and their agencies worldwide, are in the wild. Besides featuring technical improvements, some of these variants have been using a cunning, previously-unseen infection vector with strong indicators of major internet service provider (ISP) involvement.

FinFisher has extensive spying capabilities, such as live surveillance through webcams and microphones, keylogging, and exfiltration of files. What sets FinFisher apart from other surveillance tools, however, are the controversies around its deployments. FinFisher is marketed as a law enforcement tool and is believed to have been used also by oppressive regimes.

We discovered these latest FinFisher variants in seven countries; unfortunately, we cannot name them so as not to put anyone in danger.

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/09/21/new-finfisher-surveillance-campaigns/

tl;dr Finfisher is back, is more resilient than before, and is being deployed via ISP MITM in some countries via redirecting downloads of popular software like WhatsApp, Skype, Avast, WinRAR, VLC Player (list not exhaustive).


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 02:56:37 [Preview] No. 11359 del
Seems bullshit. What is the system vulnerable? What is the method (just saying 307 and ISP MitM isn't enough)?
Seems like a mythology create on these hipster blogs that don't know how computers work.
Technical information is more important in this board OP. Don't post shit content.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 04:12:39 [Preview] No. 11362 del
>>11359
You either didn't read the article, or didn't understand it.

>Don't post shit content.
Right back atcha. Start by learning English. Your posts all read like they come from a decade-old version of Google Translate.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 04:49:44 [Preview] No. 11363 del
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>>11362
I've read it. I did understand what it means. It has no technical explanation, nor a proof about it's statements.
Also, where did these guys got this information, if the software uses "anti-disasembly techniques"?

>Your posts all read like they come from a decade-old version of Google Translate.
Good point. Guess I'm a robot then. wow.
Languages is meant as a code for communication. If you can understand what I'm saying, then that's fine. I don't need to be Shakespeare or have all the new mannerism required by "imageboard culture".


What's up with all these newfags here? Fucks sake.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 12:36:26 [Preview] No. 11364 del
>FinFisher spyware masqueraded as an executable file named “Threema”. Such a file could be used to target privacy-concerned users, as the legitimate Threema application provides secure instant messaging with end-to-end encryption. Ironically, getting tricked into downloading and running the infected file would result in the privacy-seeking user being spied upon.
ha ha ha oh wow
Privacy concerned users don't use proprietary crap that cooperates with foreign oppressive regimes upon phone call.
ISP can't mitm you without bribing a legit certificate for most download sites. It only occurs in rare situations when CIA niggers do targeted attacks on users, because widespread attack would immediately result in banning this CA from all browsers on next update.
And if you happen to download exe files through plain http without verifying signatures obtained through reliable third party, well shit on yee.

>The 307 response from the Web server should always include an alternative URL to which redirection should occur. If it does, a Web browser will immediately retry the alternative URL. So you never actually see a 307 error in a Web browser, unless perhaps you have a corrupt redirection chain e.g. URL A redirects to URL B which in turn redirects back to URL A. If your client is not a Web browser, it should behave in the same way as a Web browser i.e. immediately retry the alternative URL.

So, if your user is retarded enough download executables through insecure channel and not from developer's repository, then he is not qualified to use computer anyways.


Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 18:04:31 [Preview] No. 11371 del
You forgot the cloudflare layer in between ISP and remote web server. SSL removed here ;^) etc.



eqgrp Anonymous 09/27/2017 (Wed) 17:12:49 [Preview] No. 11370 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
anyone yet has some infos on the scripts form the eqgrp breach?
will that stuff break out of my vm?
how careful you have to be? any info on whats doing what? anyone assembled them, any research available?



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Secure Smartphone? Anonymous 09/21/2017 (Thu) 17:56:35 [Preview] No. 11240 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
What does /tech/ think about this:

https://puri.sm/shop/librem-5/

It's not perfect, but it sure looks like it's taking steps in the right direction.
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Anonymous 09/25/2017 (Mon) 21:22:21 [Preview] No. 11293 del
>Secure Smartphone?
Location Tracking using Mobile Device:
https://crypto.stanford.edu/powerspy/

No.


Anonymous 09/25/2017 (Mon) 21:43:10 [Preview] No. 11294 del
>>11293
It can come in handy sometimes.


Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 17:33:41 [Preview] No. 11329 del
>>11293
>shitty botnet OS allows proprietary apps read it's power consumption state without notifying user
>while NSA can snoop your puter's AES keys from powerline with smart meters
>has anything to do with GNU/Linux


Anonymous 09/26/2017 (Tue) 17:38:42 [Preview] No. 11330 del
>>11329
What the fuck are you talking about?