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Feedback from the survey responses here: >>>gen/8273

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Anonymous 08/16/2019 (Fri) 07:13:53 Id:1459d3 No. 8536
How does this website exist? Everyone knows we share paid content on here. Why hasn't bigcuties or manyvids taken us down yet?
Idk but more importantly WHOS THAT???
>>8536
I would leave it alone and not question it. Enjoy it as long as possible without tempting fate.
Because LtBarclay is a smart dude who knows his technical shit and takes his opsec seriously, and we should all appreciate him for it.
>>8536
Interesting question. Anyone who's followed the site since I took over should know, but I'm aware there are tons of newbies lately. Essentially we survive on two main tenants:

1. We are hosted by a company, novogara, which is probably a front for the russian mob but operates in a mostly legitimate way. This company is based in the netherlands, where copyright law exists but not in the same way as the U.S. That is to say, you can't just simply submit a DMCA and hope for the same effect as you would have with a site hosted in the U.S. You would have to navigate another country's law system, which is a big ask for any two-bit DMCA enforcement bulldog who has only sent form letters his entire life. Additionally, Novogara is probably THE largest hoster of malware servers where botnets and such 'report in' and get directives. Why? They accept cryptocurrency as payment and require no ID verification. As such, they are an absolutely insane revolving door, and while they might take down a site or two here and there to respond to major worldwide malware threats, the fact is it's useless as the same bad-actors can just make a new account and pay from a new crypto wallet and start the process again within 72 hours. Most lawyers/bulldogs know this and don't even bother to attempt take-down requests on sites hosted by novogara.
2. Far more important than any hosting situation (though that's important to be sure) is that I, personally, have never given any personally identifiable information to ANYONE: not to the mods, not to the hosting company, and not to the users, even though I've been asked soooo many times to accept donations on paypal/vimeo etc for years now. I simply won't compromise on that, because I've seen enough people get doxxed to know better.

So, with a hosting company that doesn't give two shits about DMCA and an administrator who is essentially a ghost on the internet, we persist. Hope that clears it up.
Edited last time by admin on 08/16/2019 (Fri) 23:11:07.
>>8545
>and an administrator who is essentially a ghost on the internet

Any advice for those of us creating new online identities who also want to be ghosts?
>>8537
chubbydel on stufferdb, she deleted her youtube
>>8546
Not anything that isn't common sense.

1. Never use the same login name for multiple sites. Anything that requires 'registering' an account, use a disposable email address to do so.
2. Use a competent VPN at all times, on both PC and phone, and switch from chrome to firefox if you haven't already. Enable start on boot / killswitch so your actual IP is always obfuscated without you having to remember between reboots. Periodically switch your region (don't always connect to the lowest latency server).
3. Use a password manager to ensure your passwords are all randomly generated for all sites you use. Audit your passwords twice a year.
4. When interacting with shady P2P platforms (torrent, chat, streams, etc), go the extra mile and use an MAC address spoofer just for an extra measure of security (https://technitium.com/tmac/)
5. NEVER use TOR for anything (1 out of 3 nodes are operated by some government).

That about all I can think of at the moment. If your first online identity is closed-off enough, you won't need to worry about making a new one.
>>8549
>switch from chrome to firefox
Should use a fork like Palemoon or replace Chrome with Iridium now that Mozilla has gone the way of the Soy.
>>8549
Thanks buddy! Every bit of information helps.
>>8550
>you shouldn't use this browser because muh bean extract meme
the real answer should be icecat though just because it completely respects freedom
>>8552
Soyfilled individuals cannot program safe and stable programs and Mozilla itself has been going out of its way to kill peoples ability to customize it and has thrown its support in with the virus that's trying to kill open source (other than Microsoft).
>the real answer should be icecat
True but I don't think anyone who is still using Chrome would do anything more than download and install.
>>8553
>dude bean extract lmao
i use (and would probably recommend for windows) waterfox on my windows desktop myself. i'm just saying this isn't going to convince anyone that isn't already up /pol/'s ass. you need to convey what you're trying to say more effectively or you're just going to look like a retard
>>8549
Can I get more info on your claims about TOR?
What would be considered a competent VPN? I see ads for Nord VPN on YouTube a lot...
>>8552
But to fully embrace the GNU Public License, one must maintain a strict diet of Pepsi and Toe Cheese. Richard Stallman said so himself.

>>8555
He's not wrong though. Name one one good piece of software or technology that has come out of California in the last 15 years.
>>8830
he is wrong though and making another unconvincing false equivalence doesn't make him right. who even mentioned california?

also typical /pol/ bumping a two month old thread just to defend muh bean extract maymay
>>8826
it literally just got hacked so i'd stay away lol

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