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Läuft bei der AfD
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Finanzamt pfändet AfD-Politiker, weil er Steuern nicht zahlte

Als Landtags-Abgeordneter in Potsdam entscheidet Franz Josef Wiese (66, AfD) mit über die Verwendung unseres Steuergelds – doch er selbst hat Steuern nicht bezahlt! Daher pfändete das Finanzamt nun seine Abgeordneten-Diät.

bz-berlin.de/berlin/umland/fin

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Opinion | Congress May Have Fallen for Facebook’s Trap, but You Don’t Have To - The New York Times - nytimes.com/2018/12/12/opinion

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Since we didn't get very many women, enbies, or people of color to submit talks, the folks choosing talks for the Decentralisation & Internet Privacy track at FOSSDEM 19 decided that we'd like to ask of you:

If you submitted a talk, go ask an underrepresented minority friend/acquaintance of yours if they'd like to give the talk with you/in your stead.

CC @fosdem, can we get a little boost 💜?

Don’t pity May. Her immigration obsession helped get us into this mess | Gary Younge | Opinion | The Guardian - theguardian.com/commentisfree/

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Reasons to join mastodon:

- No ‘influencers’

- Chronological timeline

- New mates

- Accessibility features

- CW etiquette

- Without the pressure of trying to please an audience via an algorithm to go viral, your shit-posting skills blossom into beautiful levels, shapes and colours that you didn’t know that you had in you.

- Horny on main

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ICANN Will approve .blackfriday as a TLD but they won't allow .union :blobhyperthink:

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Microsoft Office 365 kostenfrei für Bildungseinrichtungen wie Schulen und Universitäten. Na das ist ja herzallerliebst von Microsoft! Dann bezahlen Schüler und Studenten einfach mit ihren Daten - und sozusagen als "netter" Nebeneffekt für Microsoft gewöhnen sie sich dann auch noch an den Quatsch und hinterfragen es nicht kritisch. Aber gut, während meiner Studienzeit war das auch nicht anders. Damals wurde man mit Lizenzen für XP überhäuft.

products.office.com/de-de/acad

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If you are in the UK and disabled and/or on a low income and in receipt of certain benefits, you may be entitled to £140 to help with your winter energy bill.

The Warm Home Discount Scheme is still open for 2018/19.

The number of them that suppliers are allowed to give out are limited so talk to your supplier asap to see if they take part and you can get it. gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-

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@mike
> I'm building crypto tools that I can't break.

That's great, and I totally support people doing that. It's part of the solution. But what do you do when the Australian government charges you under anti-terrorism laws for refusing to back door the software you're developing with the territory they claim jurisdiction over? Technical solutions will no survive without political organizing to support them.
@bjoern @aral

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I'm so old that when I was at university we still believed in the "semantic web".

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From my uncle jim's weekly ramblings:

"People no longer want technology controlling their lives. And, it's
going to get worse.

From Open Media:
Big Telecom continues to lobby hard for policies that would put their
profits above the public interest, like the ability to blacklist
websites. They keep dominating Canada's wireless infrastructure so new
companies can't enter the market and compete by offering better prices.
[Canada has some of the highest cellular prices in the world.]

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