I just upgraded this instance to mastodon v3.3.0. As always, let me know if you notice anything screwy. 🏴

I can't stop with the RSS bots. I just added:

@TKNews_rss - Matt Taibbi's substack TK News taibbi.substack.com/

@CitizenLab_rss - the Citizen Lab citizenlab.ca/

@TorrentFreak_rss - TorrentFreak torrentfreak.com/

Today's theme is fantastic reporting (about politics, tech & surveillance, and copyright, respectively). Enjoy! 🏴

Apparently today's a two-fer! Couldn't resist adding one more RSS bot for another brilliant critic of capitalism:

@Varoufakis_Guardian_rss - Yanis Varoufakis at The Guardian theguardian.com/profile/yanis-

Also, a note: I'm importing the entirety of these RSS feeds up front, which means if you follow you'll see a huge dump of old articles. Apologies for that. Future articles will show up as they're published instead of all at once.

Show thread

Another day, another RSS bot:

@TheInk_rss - Anand Giridharadas' substack The.Ink the.ink/

If you haven't heard of him, Anand is an astute critic of modern capitalism, always worth reading.

Show thread

Upgraded this instance to v3.2.2. Let me know there are any issues. 🏴

I also added @Schneier_rss - Schneier on Security schneier.com/

His headlines aren't super informative so I tried to get feed2toot to include a blurb from the body, but it looks like feed2toot isn't smart enough not to break in the middle of HTML tags, so it might be a bit wonky. Deal!

Show thread

Oops, PRWatch's feed is stale af! Oh well. I think the rest are ok. Let me know if anything (else) seems wonky.

Show thread

I've created bots to toot news from a few nonprofit media/advocacy organizations' (and the intercept, close enough) RSS feeds, pulled a few times daily

@ProPublica_rss - ProPublica propublica.org/

@DemocracyNow_Headlines_rss - Democracy Now! democracynow.org/

@EFF_Updates_rss - EFF eff.org/

@PRWatch_rss - PRWatch prwatch.org/

@TheIntercept_English_rss - The Intercept theintercept.com/

Enjoy, fediverse! 🏴

I believe we're up and running here! Please let me know if you notice anything squirrelly about this instance. 🏴

burn.capital mastodon

Toots for friends