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    I would search github for ‘dotfiles’ repos and/or for .emacs. There is a lot.

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      I wish they would stop with marketing mumbo-jumbo and explain what’s going on? I refreshed and it stayed the same, leading me to believe that they fingerprint the browser. But, I have no idea if this is the case?

      Anyone have more context about this?

      Recommendation: DO NOT USE.

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        I fear you missed the all import satire tag …

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          To be fair, the satire on the actual page is a little thin. The bit about “ambiguous characters” tipped me off, but most of the rest reads like real VC-backed startup copy.

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            VC-backed startup copy advertising one particular password as the most secure password which everyone should use sounds a lot like satire to me.

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              “Ambiguous characters,” while fishy, I assumed a linked paper/research would define.

              This obviously got me, but I’ll also admit that I’ve seen tons of real research pages that are similar. Throw a little modern CSS/design on something, and its easy to make it seem legit. Plus, everyone has a take on solving the password problem making this even more believable.

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              You are right. I did.

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                It might need to be appear in red. Either a patch for lobste.rs or a greasemonkey script? :)

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                I believe it’s in the vein of https://xkcd.com/221/, though less obviously satirical.

                (To be clear, the relative subtlety of the satire makes it a bad joke. It’s a safe bet that password will start ending up in dumps within a few months.)

                To experiment: the first ten characters of the SHA256 of the password I get (excluding trailing newline, that is, as copied by the “copy” button) are 5121508d3e. I’m assuming it’s the same for everyone, because it would be a lot of work for a stupid joke for it to be otherwise, but now we can find out!

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                  H4!b5at+kWls-8yh4Guq

                  It’s not like I’m going to use the thing.

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                    Amusingly, mine is the same.

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                      I got something different. No, I didn’t, that is the whole joke :)

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                Nice discussion, and I really like the “freedom-positive” in the context of this quote: ‘So, it’s “freedom positive”, [the GPL] only gives freedom without taking any away.’