As you probably know I’m in favour of privacy, which is why I use self-hosted Matomo (formerly known as Piwik) for analytics. This allows me to have control over what’s gathered, and do analytics without collecting personal data and instead… Read More »Google Analytics Experiment
You might be using block lists by hosts-file.net but you shouldn’t! One of the default block lists that used to be included with Pi-hole was https://hosts-file.net/ad_servers.txt but this is not maintained anymore, which is why it’s got excluded from the… Read More »Pi-hole and hosts-file.net
Yes, that’s right! Windows 7 end of life was reached last month, on January 14th, 2020! What does this mean? That you will have to switch from Windows 7 to another OS. ⚠️ No matter what you choose to migrate… Read More »Reminder: Windows 7 is now officially dead (EOL reached)
As you might have heard or experienced, the Raspberry Pi 4 gets very hot. But there’s a firmware update now that will reduce power consumption and heat generation! And it’s effortless to do! Disabling automatic EEPROM updates I dislike automatic… Read More »Keep your Raspberry Pi 4 cool with a critical firmware update
Uh oh… I don’t like this! Remember how I said Matomo is great? Well it is, and I still recommend it! And I loved how Matomo respects the Do-Not-Track header from your browser… but what I don’t like is its… Read More »Quick update on Matomo and Do-Not-Track
I thought the PayPal donation button looks ugly and I think there were some privacy issues with it, too. So today I’ve set up Liberapay and Ko-fi as alternatives. The fun thing is that in the end, I’ll be paid… Read More »I got rid of the PayPal donation button
This blog has been cleaned from external requests! What this means is, that no third party services are embedded or contacted any more for this blog. There is one exception though, for user submissions where comments are checked against an… Read More »W00t no more external requests!
This is getting ridiculous… In my previous post I mentioned how I got rid of requests going to PayPal, and in a post before that I briefly mentioned getting rid of Gravatar. I said that Gravatar can easily be turned… Read More »WordPress is misleading again… This time about Gravatar and it affects our privacy.