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Privacy, FOSS and more

Maybe you heard about PiHole, an awesome FOSS software for blocking DNS request on our home network that can be installed on pretty much every GNU/Linux device (even a Raspberry Pi Zero) and protect us from trackers and block ads to the entire home network.

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Twitter, as we all know, has become a major time consumer of our society; an essential social network for communicating with everybody around us pushing its users to keep posting at all hours.

Every time you post, retweet or like a photo, you are, with or without your knowing, helping Twitter to create a more 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐝 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐞 of you based on some basic categories like male or women, but also more niche ones like your music interests, visited sites, your location record or your political orientation with the excuse of “𝑠𝑒𝑟𝑣𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑙𝑒𝑣𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑎𝑑𝑠”, which 𝐢𝐬 𝐚 𝐥𝐢𝐞.

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