It's good to be here by EndlessSunflowers in SaidIt

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I agree, great vibe here. Being on reddit is like trying to walk barefoot across the kitchen after you break a glass.

EU approves controversial Copyright Directive, including internet ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’ by i_cansmellthat in WorldNews

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Still faces a final vote in January, but fuck, this feels like more incoming censorship. The vote wasn't even close.

Honest Government Ad | Article 13 (Internet Censorship Bill) by useless_aether in funny

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The filternet! Coming soon to a device near you.

39+ houses catch fire as overpressurized gas lines cause explosions across Massachusetts -- Unclear if due to operator error or a computer hack by magnora7 in news

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Looks like the hurricane is getting all the press. We used to eye roll category 1 or 2 hurricanes, didn't we? Not making light of the storm surge, it's a big deal but this has gotten a lot of hype.

Whether the explosion was caused by hacking or user error, wouldn't the public usually be clamoring for accountability? Columbia Gas is the provider, and they are a subsidiary of NiSource, which is one of the largest utility providers in the nation with 3.5 million gas customers, according to wikipedia. Maybe news providers don't want to call them out too loudly?

5G Warning Testimony from Michigan state senator Patrick Colbeck by i_cansmellthat in Health

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Thanks! Speaking of podcasts, any considerations to starting your own? I know it's a huge amount of time, and not sure if it is profitable, but it's a good platform for you.

And a random thought concerning children and exposure to 5G, children are much more able to tolerate high fevers than adults. Maybe they would be more adaptable to the tech than adults, if the tech does present a problem. My day is packed today, I will search around tonight and post if I find a study that has looked at it.

5G Warning Testimony from Michigan state senator Patrick Colbeck by i_cansmellthat in Health

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That makes sense. Would it be ok if I throw a question or two on this topic at you in the future? You break it down well, and my brain is foggy at the moment. I'll have a "what about this" moment probably on Friday.