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episode 22266: MacVoices #23001: MacVoices Live! - Mastodon Instance Liabilities & LastPass Hack Details (1)

The MacVoices Live! panel kicks off this session with a discussion of the potential liabilities and issues associated with spinning up your own Mastodon server. If you open it to other users, you could also be opening yourself to a variety of potential problems, legal and otherwise. Moving your identity and your content from servers if the one you selected goes dark can be done may or may not be easy, but is it important? Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgWeb Bixby, Eric Bolden, and Jim Rea then turn their attention to the LastPass hack and their handling of notifications. (Part 1) 

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Show Notes:


Mastodon Liability Concerns:

ScreenCastsOnline Episode on Mastodon:

LastPass users: Your info and password vault data are now in hackers’ hands


Web Bixby has been in the insurance business for 40 years and has been an Apple user for longer than that.You can catch up with him on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter by email at, and on his blog, Trending At Work.

David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65.

Jim Rea has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE's ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. Follow Jim at and via @provuejim on Twitter.


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