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Apple have turned off their private communications app only in China, so they don't just support censorship of free speech here in the West, they support the CCP's Zero Covid lockdown tyranny. I don't use any of their products fortunately, but I would certainly stop using them if I was.

https://reclaimthenet.org/apple-air-drop-china/

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Nov 29, 2022·edited Nov 29, 2022Author

That's the least concerning thing from Apple to me, because it means Apple still operates on a profit motive, not an ideological one.

If they start closing their factories because of the Uyghurs, I'll be worried (and so will the market).

How's your browser tab situation?

Unless you move from Windows to the hell that is desktop Linux, you're just as vaccine-adjacent as us Apple fags are! It's Bill's legacy, and he's more into the Great Reset than Our Tim, Timmy just likes his spreadsheets, that's all. He's not running around Africa trying to make the bushmen photosynthesize or whatever Gates is up to nowadays.

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Still got loads of tabs open on Brave using Windows. I've also got a Linux operating system working on an old formerly Windows laptop which I find to be no problem, but I guess my tech requirements are less than many people's.

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Nov 29, 2022·edited Nov 29, 2022Author

Brave is based on Chromium though, there's no escape, only the illusion of it.

If you call it "Linux operating system" then I assume there's not much love there. Although, Linux also have tabs for the tab-lovers. Endless tabs!

I have Linux on a streaming box and also on a NAS, and I think my TV runs Android? I don't want to know. I just enjoy my blissful rest in Tim Apple's walled garden.

Safari is not Chromium! Maybe that's the reason I lost the first draft of this post an hour into typing. I've emailed Substack's support. It's the price of using a Mac, I guess I was holding it wrong. No biggie.

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Yes, I did notice that Brave was saying it was 'Chrome' which I'm not too happy about. I think I'll look for an alternative.

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Firefox is your only option. Opera and even Edge is Chromium.

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I used to use Firefox. Having now done a bit of research, I understand that these browsers use customised versions of the Chromium source code, so I'm not sure if that compromises them or not, or just means that they don't have so many compatibility issues on various websites. It's all a bit complicated for a low tech dumbo like me.

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