Sharing under-reported news and information from and about Japan. Videos for people who care about privacy, free speech, and a free internet.
The "No One Cares" Show, Ep.49: Don't GPS Track Me Bro
In which we analyze what reasons the Japanese Supreme Court could have for de facto legalizing stalking-by-GPS-locator, before concluding that neither the Police nor the Courts give a single flying fuck about the Japanese citizen.
Thai Cabinet approves draft law expanding access to cannabis
Thailand’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal from the Public Health Ministry that would allow health professionals, farmers and medical patients to grow, produce and export cannabis and its products.
Deputy government spokeswoman Trisulee Trisaranakul said Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul submitted a draft amendment to the Narcotics Act to expand access to medical cannabis in Thailand.
Second enemy finished, my game A Stay at the Aftercastle now has a Butler enemy that throws plates and ironically gives the game a chaotic feeling. First post to Flote, hope everyone enjoys the content. Link in my bio if you want to try the game out. #indiedev#indiegames#gaming#opensource#linux
The "No One Cares" Show, Ep.48: The Curious Case of COCOA
In which we study how a puzzling last-minute license change by a Free and Open Source #COVID19 Contact Tracing application allows the Japanese Ministry of Health to transform it into something significantly less free, and far less open before foisting it onto the Japanese public.
Oh snap! For a while now, I've been theorizing that BTC multisig could be used to make a trustless escrow system. Turns out I wasn't the only one to think of it. Found a github repo that's a fork of another repo (which I've forked myself):
The ero art community here on Flote could use a common hashtag, I think. Help us find each other and share thoughts (and lewds). I know groups are an upcoming feature, but in the meantime what do you think would a good tag to use?
"Hope Not Hate" is smearing alt platforms again. This angle is incredibly smooth-brained, though.
"violent, racist and harmful videos are posted on social media platforms using the video-sharing platform BitChute as their host – circumventing the ban that most major platforms have placed on the sharing of this content"
...implying that running a competing service with different moderation poli...
After seeing crypto options vanish from retail left and right in Japan, it was a pleasant surprise to see that BicCamera still accepts BTC for orders on their website. Domestic only, but its a damn big retailer here.
How can you police the content of a book when is all fictional? This is not something people should be conserned about! This is nothing but a modern day "excuse" to ban all anime and manga just because they want to.