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How it Started?
Facebook was fined $122 M by EU Regulators in 2017 for violating their promise of keeping Fb and WA separate.
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How it's going?
Facebook is running full front-page ads in Indian newspapers asking us to trust their commitment.

#WhatsappPrivacy #SignalApp
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This is called a "roof snake". Also called referred to as a shingle nail puller among other roof-related terms. Watching the DIY version being made seems just so satisfying. One day, I should try to make my own

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#IPFS (Protocol Labs) & #Igalia are working on bringing distributed web to browsers, allowing peer-to-peer content (sites/apps) delivery.

blog.ipfs.io/2021-01-15-ipfs-a

#dweb

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Open Whisper Systems is based in San Francisco and Signal doesn’t have a warrant canary. Users have to trust the company when using Signal and truly secure systems don’t require trust.

drewdevault.com/2018/08/08/Sig

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I just published a new release of #axolotl, a full #Signal client for GNU/Linux & More where the official packages can't run (#UbuntuTouch, #Phosh, arm...)

github.com/nanu-c/axolotl/rele

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So liebe Leute, und Fans of #noXR
schaut euch mal an welche Perspektive #XR auf den Tisch packt und wen sie zu Wort kommen lassen.

Absolute Guck-Empfehlung: Auswirkungen von weißen Naturschutz
tube.rebellion.global/videos/w

"No one will increase New York central Park by 30 % so that New Yorkers lose their homes. It is people like me in Africa that lose their homes"

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Review: Pine64 Pinecil Soldering Iron

There was a time when decent quality soldering irons were substantial affairs, soldering stations with a chunky base unit containing the electronics and a lightweight handheld iron for the work. That has changed wit… hackaday.com/2021/01/05/review

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/13

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For anyone interested in the history of RiseUp.net, one of the oldest community-hosting collectives using and recommending exclusively free code software, here's a 2020 interview with some of the collective members:
pramen.io/en/2020/06/interview

Note the comments on the role of Indymedia in their genesis and growth.

#RiseUp #CommunityHosting #FreeCode #Indymedia

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Subscriptions to satellite alerts linked to decreased deforestation in Africa

#Deforestation dropped by 18 percent in two years in# Africa'n countries where organizations subscribed to receive warnings from a new service using satellites to detect decreases in forest cover in the tropics.

phys.org/news/2021-01-subscrip

#Environment #RemoteSensing

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TabFS is a browser extension that mounts your browser tabs as a filesystem on your computer. omar.website/tabfs/

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basically the nuclear family was a mistake

maybe a simple extension of having whole extended families live near each other and participate in raising all respective children would be better

or building community systems that provide additional figures children can actually trust, like school teachers and guidance counselors (ime, in public schools this sucks a lot and children basically can't trust such figures for reasons like mandatory reporting)

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