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Lookout Anonymous 01/28/2021 (Thu) 01:55:41 No. 1423 [Reply] [Last]
Thoughts on DeFi crypto?
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>>1423 wtf is that
>>1426 Tezos, Nucypher

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VPN = data collection scam? VPN = data collection scam? 10/09/2019 (Wed) 22:05:01 ID:b7fc19 No. 983 [Reply] [Last]
Why would you trust a large VPN like Nord or Express to not just sell your info? Their clients info most likely worth more than granny on facebook. Why wouldnt NSA start a VPN service and price it extremely competatively?
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>>1073 Tor used to be cool, but then it got glowniggered. Be careful when using Tor as their nodes are monitored by glowies
I use SoftEther and Ultrasurf. I basically stack the 2 VPNs. I know this is probably a retarded method. Any suggestions?
yes, which is why you should use McDonald's wifi or tor
>>983 Because the information would get sold only to the FBI/CIA american entities. So if you live in any other country...in europe....as long as you are not a literal terrorist/pedophile your country wont have the power and money to request info and threaten a VPN from another country.
>>1107 Tor is still incredibly secure and anonymous.

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12% of world population got fucked Anonymous 11/23/2019 (Sat) 23:08:30 No. 590 [Reply] [Last]
>On October 16, 2019 Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia discovered a wide-open Elasticsearch server containing an unprecedented 4 billion user accounts spanning more than 4 terabytes of data. >A total count of unique people across all data sets reached more than 1.2 billion people, making this one of the largest data leaks from a single source organization in history. The leaked data contained names, email addresses, phone numbers, LinkedIN and Facebook profile information. >What makes this data leak unique is that it contains data sets that appear to originate from 2 different data enrichment companies. https://www.dataviper.io/blog/2019/pdl-data-exposure-billion-people/
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>>733 If you're an Americastani Swiss Banks won't keep your savings private anymore look into it.
>>732 This sounds like going through a lot of unnecessary trouble for nothing. I don't want to sound like the "do you have something to hide?" crowd, but living with this kind of paranoia seems dumb as shit when computers have backdoors on the hardware level. It's easier and more effective opting to be the gray man instead.
>>902 I will tell you how the cookie crumbles: 1) Yes, behaving like a gray man is a good start 2) But you also cant give them any access to passwords, information, plans, visits, buys etc. What the other anon said was too far, but you cant expect to get rich from crypto while using windows 10 to access binance, connect wallets etc. You do realize tomorrow the government can just seize or freeze your assets right? They know all your passwords because you use windows 10. You cant afford that security breach. You have to use some systemd free linux like mxlinux ot alpine/void to access your crypto. Sorry mate. You should NEVER leave even 1 door open to free information about yourself, whenever you can have it closed instead.
>>732 >prepaid phone does anyone know to get one in europe can find anything like this
>>1418 *can't

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Baofeng Radios Anonymous 10/02/2019 (Wed) 00:35:45 No. 210 [Reply] [Last]
With all the paranoia throughout SOME tech forums about Baofeng radios being banned in the US, there is an alternative...
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>>286 >They can't listen to police frequencies in this day and age anyway. It's not like it's a police scanner. Who are you going to spy on? Truck drivers? Huh? I get the police frequencies on mine.
>>776 Got a recommended site to look up local police frequencies? I think my department around here is smart enough to encrypt their radios but you never know. What band/approx frequency range are your local transmissions on? I've got a RTLSDR sitting around and have been meaning to get started with it
>>777 https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/ It's kind of boring now with the lock down, so there isn't anything on the channel I listen to. But normally there's chatter about shoplifting, and occasionally shots fired or so. But I live in a large city, so if you live somewhere that's like ~10,000 people and 2% nigger I'd imagine it's not going to be very interesting.
I'm have tried for some time to make sense of these, but don't really get the appeal. If someone broadcast over a large area they get triangulated very quickly, and there are so few people broadcasting that they could be readily identified. Commercial telecom infrastructure is at the disposal of a range of state and non-state entities- as are the personal devices of individuals. Some asshole with an Iphone is going to pick up your broadcast and unbeknown to them they are going to relay that to service providers (see:GPS never actually off) If you are broadcasting "peer to peer" you may be safer from triangulation, but once detected your AO becomes so small you could be identified by CCTV. Thus I conclude if someone wants to stop you broadcasting and you didn't want to stop, you would have to have a broadcaster in a car or backpack kit- or operate peer to peer in an environment where CCTV wouldn't identify you (wear a mask). >"Hey you, give me that radio" >"We are here to investigate a unknown broadcast" If you broadcast something encrypted, here's the split: Most devices couldn't decrypt the broadcast- but they could record it and conceivably it could be "brute forced" at a later date. I suspect there are probably even apps that when paired to a plugin receiver could do this now. And of course anyone could work out WHEN you broadcast unless you had a numbers station. Then you have the legal issues with broadcasting an encrypted signal. Now I would split this immediately into to categories, good faith prosecution and bad faith prosecution.

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>>1352 Spread-spectrum radios might be able to help against interception/interdiction. From what I know, spread-spectrum transmisions sound like background noise to a ordinary reciever, so it's harder to triangulate. They're also more resistant to interference from jamming and such.

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Anonymous 09/30/2019 (Mon) 14:28:07 No. 199 [Reply] [Last]
Hello lads, I'm looking for a new VPN provider, I'm currently using ExpressVPN.
Any recoms?
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>>1252 I'm using proton and have no complaints. Both protonmail and protonvpn are open source now, so those that care to, can look under the hood. When it comes to "5 eyes" assume any option including TOR can be spied on. You have an ISP and a monthly bill in your name, they can certainly monitor you IF they want to
>>1253 Ya I'm gonna stick with them I think. Really happy with Protonmail too. Fuck Gmail and Google kikes
I currently use FrootVPN with the OpenVPN client. I only need it for torrenting the occasional movie, I don't know if it works on 4cuck because I almost never visit and I post there even more rarely. I picked it because it combined cheap ($3 per month, cheaper for more months at a time) with the ability to torrent.
Use offshore only.

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Ubuntu Wifi Problem Anonymous 01/14/2021 (Thu) 14:46:30 No. 1403 [Reply] [Last]
I tried Lubuntu, Xubuntu, FerenOS. Looks like every ubuntu-based distro I download and install is having that problem. When I go to the driver update, the internet driver is recognized but when I try to install the driver, even with the pendrive on the notebook, the message to update my repository. Why is this happening? I don't remember having this problem with the linux mint before (besides the boot problem).
might mean you have uncommon or relatively new hardware. I had a few old laptops with broadc*m wifi cards that were a major pain in the ass because the driver was not autistically free enough to be packaged with linus or in the kernel or something. had to connect to ethernet and use "additional drivers" before wifi worked anyways just try dead stock ubuntu, hit the checkbox for "include non-free firmware" on install, then plug into your router over ethernet and run "additional drivers" if you still don't have wifi or you could try manjaro. kinda buggy but it has the latest software and they seem not to have any RMS software autism so they'll ship all kinds of nonfree crap all over the place. had some poorly supported hardware where manjaro worked and nothing else did because manjaro just said fuck it and was willing to ship copyrighted files and shit all over the place

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/tpg/ - 16chan edition Anonymous 09/25/2019 (Wed) 14:55:29 No. 142 [Reply] [Last]
First one on 16ch!
Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™ >Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook). Why ThinkPad?
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap
>Excellent keyboards
>Great durability (excl L and E series)
>Utilitarian design
>Docking stations that easily turns your laptop into a desktop
>Most models are easy to repair, upgrade & maintain thanks to readily available service manuals for every model and spare parts are easy & cheap to obtain
>The best TrackPoint™, easier to use when typing
>Good for Hackintoshing Libreboot-compatible models: >T60 (check lcd), X60(s/t); X200(s/t. -s requires soldering), T400(s)/500; W500 Models before *40 series can be Corebooted
Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available for a good price, socketed CPU (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420); Quad Core Compatible >T520/530; W520/530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, 32GB RAM on quadcore models, USB 3.0 >T440s - best price/performance ultra portable >T440p/540p; W540/1 - Last Thinkpads with socketed processors, easily replaceable trackpad (W541 doesn't need trackpad replacement) Chink Upgraded models: >X210 - X200/X201, i5 8250u quadcore >X62 - X61, i5 5250u >T70 - T60, i7 7700 hq IPS displays, USB 3.0, m.2 x4, miniDP https://forum.51nb.com/forum.php?mod=forumdisplay&fid=117 >ThinkWiki - Info on ThinkPads & running GNU/Linux on them: https://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/ThinkWiki >BIOS logo booru: http://biosimage.booru.org
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What's the cheapest thinkpad that can support either
>1 monitor at 4k/60 or
>3 or 4 monitors at 1080/60?
Not counting the built in LCD panel.
I'm pretty sure a T460 can do 4K output. Check for yourself obviously.
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Take the meme pill and preorder lmao system76 new line of laptops that come with coreboot.
I bought two t420 a while back figured the first one would last a while. Love this thing. Best laptop I ever owned. Such a travesty that they don't make them like this anymore. Would kill for a square monitor.
free thinkpads at 30.17346885251603, -83.264888868487

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4shit jannies banned for this Anonymous 10/18/2019 (Fri) 10:51:55 No. 388 [Reply] [Last]
>open up crApp Store™
>greeted with pink haired SJW fag shit
>"muh worlds largest LGBBQPedo+++ HIV pile"
iToddlers will defend this.
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4chan janitors have lost their fucking gords. Tumblr is actually a better and more spicy chan than 4chan, now. that's why people are fleeing the chans into altchans and into discord.

Unfortunately it's hard to do becuase we can't make a post on 4chan deciding "where to go" as an exodus cause it will get deleted.

This is why the sign of a true chan is that they wont' censor links to other sides, because a true chan isn't afraid of losing users. They know they are the most based. This is how 4chan *used* to be many years ago.
>becuase we can't make a post on 4chan deciding "where to go" as an exodus cause it will get deleted.
>our IQ is too low to know how to do this
We always did call you our retarded cousins for a reason.
Too low effort even for 4chan.
>>401 >>390 im so fucking happy to be here bros. saw your advertisement on 4chan pol today and came immediately. Fucking hell if i had to tolerate 1 more day of my threads getting deleted, shills, bait, janny censorship, banned. Never going to back 4chan ever again. Let the FBI niggers wonder why i suddenly stopped visiting the domain. Their "banned for 30 days" trick was always a pavlovian tactic to force you to behave properly, thats why they never ban you "Forever" so that you would choose to change how you behave.
>>1378 Thanks for killing to site, faggot. Its too late now that you're here. Everyone pack up and move along!

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Divesting from Google Anonymous 01/03/2021 (Sun) 07:44:38 No. 1358 [Reply] [Last]
ITT: we discus the practical steps needed to completely divest from Google Google has now become so entrenched in the tech world that it's becoming far harder to divest then it was in the past. The scope of Googles control goes far beyond the understanding of most users: >User services, Google search, Gmail >Commercial services, data analytics, CAPTCHA >Developer tools and programs, Google sketchup >Companies where Google is the majority shareholder >Companies where google is a major shareholder >Groups where Google exerts a major lobbying/private influence >Companies where Google is the sole or a major customer
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>>1361 I've been looking at it too. Key questions: >ownership >key personnel >legal jurisdiction >subpoena policy >gag order policy Google has such a pervasive and obaque interest in many companies, it's really hard to hold anyone accountable. Websites need a COI policy, it's not hard. A. set a user interest statement, where you assume the interests of a hypothetical average user B. You make a general promise not to violate the interest of your users C. you declare any interests you have that may be a risk to the interests of your users, but that you don't think you are. it's like a hypocratic oath for tech companies This is hardly a new idea any many attempt to this end have been made- but we're still seeing tech companies going it alone instead of joining an existing effort to improve transparency and user confidence
>>1362 We'll have to see what progress drumpf is able to make with section 230. Big Tech is not in a position to cuck just yet.
>>1364 There is still a lot which can be done to divest from major tech companies. In terms of their ease: Deleting MSM accounts you have that you no longer use (because even an inactive account gives the company the right to track you as per TOS) Switching from google services to independent ones, even if the degree of their independence is relative. Switching to services outside the US/EU legal jurisdiction, where providers are compelled to cooperate with the often questionable demands of authorities. Switching from Google program and developer tools to open source. I've had problems in the past because small independent providers I've relied on shut down; sometimes an unplanned shutdown where users were not able to salvage their data. I also got burned pretty badly once when a company was acquired by another without users being notified, and that company abused user data.
My favourite is the "trackmenot" plugin. Its like a bot that searches random shit all the time and obscures you. Im using it right now, but im not sure how well its working nowadays. And no, it wont search for "bomb" or "kill" its a list of safe words that gets updated from current trends. shills on 4chan were going crazy as soon as i posted about it.
Another great move was starting to download youtube videos (entire channels) or as mp3s. Download your favorite channels before they get fucking deleted from existence. A removable HDD costs like 70$. And you can put most of the stuff in RAR5 archives with 10% bit rot protection, so you negate bit rot completely.

Resurection Anonymous 01/04/2021 (Mon) 02:05:50 No. 1367 [Reply] [Last]
Guys I need a hand with a retarded task, but lulz will be had. I've got an old laptop I want to resurrect. >flipped BIOS switch >OS is fucked >can't boot from USB >trying to burn ISO off some 700mb CDs because that's just what I've got Can I burn some kind of ultra-lightweight OS onto these disks just to enable USB boot?
>>1367 If you’ve looked online for bios updates for your mobo and they don’t enable USB boot, then I think you’re sol as far as booting from USB regardless of what lightweight OS you manage to install on the drive from CD.
yes, you are of course right. I was forced to do a recovery boot by CD


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