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I use literally hundreds of sources for my news. Whenever I come across a new news source, I always see what Media Bias Factcheck has to say about them, and base my decision to rely on them accordingly.


If they allow addons, how are they going to monitor and collect your data to send back to Google???


The electron hysteria just doesn’t make sense to me. I honestly could care less if it’s ‘like opening up another browser’. My system has more than enough memory and resources to handle this, and electron apps have never caused me any issues. If your system is so light that an electron app causes slow-downs and other issues, maybe the problem lies in your system’s configuration and not the electron app. Just saying.


Freetube is still pretty hit or miss for me. Search results almost always throw up an error and sometimes my subscriptions don’t load. But, it does keep getting better and better with each new release.



Honestly, I think you’re far better off just donating directly to non-profit organizations for the environment. There’s no need for a middleman, and there are much more ethical search engines out there (SearX comes to mind).


It has been transferred to another person, yes - who has stated that they will not be able to maintain things long-term without the original developer.


Sure seems like people are going to removed no matter what Signal does. First, they cry about having to use a phone number. Now they cry because Signal asks them to use a PIN. These guys can’t win, seemingly. Maybe someone could come up with a method that satisfies everyone and share it with the devs. Then, everybody wins!


I’m thinking of the collateral damage for socialists. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to quietly and patiently explain to someone how my socialist beliefs do not equate to ‘allegiance to the chi-coms’. It’s going to get worse, people. Best get your speeches prepared…


Seems fair to me. Not sure why someone would downvote your post…


I think it’s worth supporting. As a project that is still pretty new, it has it’s issues. But, being 100% open source and decentralized with end-to-end encryption for all messages by default, it’s a far sight better than most of the ‘secure’ messengers out there right now. An independent security audit is in the works, as is the removal of Cloudflare. Give this one time, folks. I think it’s going to be good.


I completely agree, but how do you actually do that without sliding into censorship? I’m not saying it can’t be done, but whomever drafts up the rules needs to be VERY careful to word things in just the right way, understanding that no matter what rules they come up with, someone out there will try to exploit them for their own ends.