Hey everyone, I just wanted to let you know that I am beginning to work on encrypting everything on this site. What does that mean for your use day-to-day?
Well, nothing really right now in terms of functionality - other than if you go to your browser and add an “s” after the http of the URL then your connection to the site will be encrypted. You should only have to do this once and your browser will always default to using https.
You should also just be able to copy/paste this: https://freebird.is into your browser.
I also recommend using the Brave browser (read here for more info). Our community is an official verified Brave partner/publisher. Since we are on the Google shitlist and I am now personally banned for life from ever serving Google ads on any website - I fully support Brave’s way of allowing people to voluntarily contribute to websites that they support that don’t run advertisements (read here for how that works). It’s am interesting concept. Brave is just an all around excellent browser that does not track you or store your data. Can’t recommend it enough.
I’m also working on cleaning up and adding some more defined categories (yes @Scott - I know I’m behind) as well as some more interesting features - like an AI bot that can fetch useful political information and statistics on demand. It’s in it’s early stages right now. For example:
You can mess with it here on this thread all you want. Stay tuned and stay active!