Seit 2020 können Ärzt*innen Apps verschreiben. Wir haben uns zwei Anbieter angeschaut – und kommen zu einem vernichtenden Ergebnis: https://zerforschung.org/posts/datenabfluss-auf-rezept/
The EU's outgoing presidency and the Council just passed a remarkable declaration about #DigitalCommons, acknowledging that they "contribute to the preservation and collective control and valuation of data" & "improve the security of digital tools and innovations."
Vers une priorité aux logiciels libres dans le secteur public européen ?
"The EU should establish a practice of first evaluating the possibility of using open source or open data solutions, and contribute to their development."
"Similarly, as many digital assets produced by Member states and the EU as possible should be released as digital commons to foster democratic contribution and reuse"
pages 8 and 30 of "Towards a sovereign digital infrastructure of comons" https://acteurspublics.fr/upload/media/default/0001/40/e22a521b78b3b763330111fdd677bb7b9570be2b.pdf
If you are in the EU and have not yet heard of this vote. There is a European's citizens Initiative for a Universal Basic Income. This is an EU binding vote. https://eci.ec.europa.eu/014/public/#/screen/home . There is only 5 days left and over 700,000 votes still needed. Please vote.
We will host the 37th edition of the Chaos Communication Congress #37c3 in Hamburg https://www.ccc.de/en/updates/2022/37-chaos-communication-congress-in-hamburg
The wait is over! Read all about our plans for Thunderbird on Android... and please join us in welcoming @k9mail to the Thunderbird family.
"Is 'acceptably non-dystopian' self-sovereign identity even possible?"
An essay about self-sovereign identity, decentralized identity, verifiable credentials, soulbound tokens, and all those other terms that have been flying around lately.
Strengthening digital infrastructure: A policy agenda for FOSS
"A @EU_Commission sponsored report found that in 2018, #EU companies invested roughly €1 billion into #FOSS creation, which resulted in up to a €95 billion benefit for FOSS users in the EU. Similar estimates for the #USA investment in FOSS were $33 billion in 2019. However, despite these attempts we have only scratched the surface of truly understanding the value FOSS provides to the economy and modern life"
Mozilla created an add-on for translating text locally. No more sending off your data to Google’s cloud! https://blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla/local-translation-add-on-project-bergamot/
"Seven Laws of Sane Personal Computing"
In particular, the distinction between "user" and "programmer" is an artifact of our presently barely-programmable and barely-usable computing systems. I would like to use the neutral word "operator" instead.
awwyeah! I like this. "operator" it is.
I work at a ccTLD (.IS), and lately we are seeing a *lot* of new accounts immediately registering multiple domains that all had been registered in the past. I suspect we're not the only ccTLD that sees this.
We know of at least two instances of this being used to take over social media accounts that had e-mails in expired domains set as backup e-mail addresses.
This seems to be organized and well-resourced.
Please double-check you don't use e-mails in any expired domains anywhere.
We're very happy to announce that #CalyxInstitute is going to fund some work on improving our build and release infrastructure.