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[–] [email protected] 3 points 2 months ago (4 children)

Because it isn't secure at all?

[–] [email protected] 13 points 2 months ago (1 children)

No social media is secure. That's kind of the point of social media.

[–] [email protected] 8 points 2 months ago (1 children)

And Twitter is somehow safer?

[–] [email protected] 4 points 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago) (2 children)

Obviously not.

If you're saying this because Snowden said wait he said on Twitter, I'm sorry but I wouldn't know. Not because I didn't try to read the article, I did, but because my custom DNS flagged as being malignant and blocked it. True story.

Edit: cointelegraph, not "cointelegram."

[–] givesomefucks 4 points 2 months ago (1 children)

It's a fearmongering website design to scare people into buying crypto.

Their articles that aren't about crypto get spammed to social media a lot. It's to get traffic on their site and hope they can hook some.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 2 months ago

While I can't recommend this site for general news, the article in question is pretty well written.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 2 months ago (1 children)

Cointelegraph might not be for someone who is very anti-crypto, but it's a legit website with well researched articles, not a source of malware/scams/autogenerated spam.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 2 months ago

Their custom DNS is very ant-crypto. Janet Yellen is the personal resolver.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 2 months ago

why does security matter?

[–] MigratingtoLemmy 1 points 2 months ago

Can't he post over I2P/Freenet?