Questions have been raised about the Brave browser collecting BAT donations on behalf of users that didn't consent. Plasma 5.19.0 is out and FreeNAS has a new version based on Linux!
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- Brave is promoting etoro affiliate program and making a fortune from its users who will likely lose their money. · Issue #8793 · brave/brave-browser · GitHub — etoro
- Script Blocking Exceptions Update — We found that blocking certain third-party scripts broke many sites, so predicated on our cookie blocking and fingerprinting protection, we hardcoded some exceptions to ensure the best possible user experience. For example, Facebook and Twitter both contain widgets which web authors can integrate into their online properties. These widgets aim to make it easier for users and publishers to connect by allowing users to authenticate through Facebook or Twitter, rather than creating and maintaining an account with the publisher themselves. The exception list covered by several news outlets allows both of these widget sets to operate on a leash. They can load, but they cannot access local data on the client so as to track the user.
- Facebook, Twitter Trackers Whitelisted by Brave Browser — According to a Brave Browser issue that was opened on September 8th, 2018, the developers decided to whitelist tracking scripts from Facebook and Twitter because blocking them would affect the functionality of many sites. One of the Facebook features that would be broken includes Facebook logins.
- The beauty of Unix pipelines
- Qt-based Multimedia Player — This program is an audio-player, written with the help of the Qt library. The user interface is similar to winamp
- Ubuntu — ZoneMinder documentation
- Get started with open source voice assistant software | Opensource.com
- A secure and private open source alternative to Alexa | Opensource.com