#Fediverse: I created `Cloud Firewall` addon. Block connections to big 5 tech clouds based on IP address ranges they own. If a site/page/resource IP matches a bundled list of IP address ranges, it's blocked
It's not a hosts/filterlist type "ad tracker blocker".
It's "firewall" - looks at IP address of URL bar and 1p/3p resources.
#Fediverse, I created "Wayback Everywhere" addon : Auto-redirect all pages opened from feeds to their archived versions in Wayback Machine + Auto-save to WM if not yet archived. Has Updatable "Excludes List" + can also Auto-Exclude sites.
(Pic) my 11 month📱 stats
All features listed briefly : https://gitlab.com/gkrishnaks/WaybackEverywhere-Firefox/blob/master/README.md
Paula, a Cloud Firewall addon user, posted about it here in /e/ forum.
See what has surprised her when she uses this addon :
Available for Firefox. And Gitlab (which is in GCP..) page is : https://gitlab.com/gkrishnaks/cloud-firewall/blob/master/README.md
1. # apt install tesseract-ocr
2. $ tesseract input.jpg | <image file fomat> outputfile
3. cat outputfile.txt
You have now extractet text from any image into a .txt-file.
The .txt-extension is added by tesseract.
Yes, it IS that easy.
Convert a pdf-file with convert input.pdf output.tiff and feed the .tiff-file to tesseract then.
#Patreon is putting up their prices, creators will get less of their fans' donations.
There's a free open source alternative, #LiberaPay, which is non-profit:
LiberaPay is itself funded by donations.
You can follow them on the Fediverse:
(alternative at request of reader @mjog 👍 )
In latest TBB version, if you are an addon/extension developer & want to give a different/more secure experience to TBB users, you can determine it from
They updated this API call to return the info as NoScript addon will use this info to adjust settings if running in TBB context.
(Yes I'm aware addons, other than official bundled ones,are not recommended to be installed in TBB, but people can just try to install anyway from AMO)
“The key thing with technology is not what it does, but who it does it to.” -@firstname.lastname@example.org
#CloudFirewall: added support for an optional setting for Decentraleyes users, so some JS lib requests can be provided by Decentraleyes. (Not yet released)
Next: work on enhancing cache rewrite handling when user toggles the switches in popup menu. Currently if they toggle too quickly on many switches, on rare occasions, some passthroughs might happen.
Will publish these 2 together later this week.
@alcinnz Hi,Trie Implementations (https://github.com/mikedeboer/trie) almost instantaneous when I compare it to Array.indexOf in JS. But holding Trie obj in memory is huge amount of MB when we have 500K words. In that case, array.indexOf linear lookup is slightly slower but better because the amount of memory in MB it takes to hold array of strings is much smaller. I was doing this comparison for my "Warn Common Password" addon and decided to use indexOF to search in 500K words.Any other recommendation? :)
I raised this (one line change) pull request to the awesome DecentralEyes addon. 😉😁
https://git.synz.io/Synzvato/decentraleyes/merge_requests/292 #Decentraleyes #security #privacy #decentralization
MySpace has lost all the music users uploaded between 2003 and 2015
Backups? Nah.. they're not very rock 'n roll...
#Fediverse, I created "Warn Common Password" addon. Shows warning notification if user enters a weak common password by comparing it against a *bundled* list of 500000 words. Unlike similar addons, it works ENTIRELY OFFLINE and never makes a network call.
(Other addons might encrypt/hash password and TLS-send to a third party remote server. Password in any form should only be sent to 1st party and not 3rd parties even if trusted)
Life in miniature. Broke out a vintage kfit macro lens and stuck it on the dslr. #photography https://sophia.pictures/2019/03/11/life-in-miniature/ ·
ANNOUNCING #FEDIVERSE-WIDE CONTEST
Google+ is shutting down. But we can help save it! I am throwing down the gloves to the instances across the fediverse - can your instance place in the leaderboard above Niu.moe? Whichever instance places ahead of niu in the leaderboard : DM me after google+ is shut down, and whichever is the highest wins this contest.
PRIZE:Bragging rights, and a dozen doughnuts (or tim hortons gift card), mailed to whatever country you live in
Cloud Firewall feature requests:
1) Allow lib JS requests if supported by decentraleyes, so Decentraleyes will provide it https://gitlab.com/gkrishnaks/cloud-firewall/issues/9
2) Logger dashboard similar to the one in UblockOrigin (currently a table is printed on console once every 4 minutes if user enables logging switch ) https://gitlab.com/gkrishnaks/cloud-firewall/issues/3
3) Enable AES256 for local cache which are already SHA256 hashes https://gitlab.com/gkrishnaks/cloud-firewall/issues/2
Excellent talk: if you do web programming I'd consider it a must watch. Don't worry, it's funny.
My only complaint is that the cover of Fahrenheit 451 didn't show up.
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