Is quit.im lost forever, @mmn?
I released a new version of my Firefox extension that will forcefully redirect you away from privacy erosive services to better alternatives. It started as a joke, but I end up actually using it.
When I want to look up a place, I instinctively and mechanically start typing "maps.googl...". This extension will instead take me to OpenStreetMaps. It will also functionally translate Google Search links to DuckDuckGo and Google Translate links to Deepl.
We like to talk about the seedy underbelly of the internet being dark net sales of cheap meth and fake assassination sites, but the real seedy behavior is by large companies that prey on the lives of our children, creating shadow profiles for even the youngest of them. Everything from their apps to photos posted with parental love, data mined by AI for sinister ends -- How to trap our children in the unyielding web of dopamine slavery, clicking links in a proverbial field of advertising.
Or maybe it's just me.
The fight for freedom of speech online, and against laws leading to monopolization of the web is not over yet. There's still hope, if we fight! https://dontwreckthe.net/
Are anyone doing icon/avatar #commisons? I need a new one here on mastodon.
Digital rights account. Allow me to introduce myself through interpretive dance: 🎭🗣🎙📚📓⌨🚲➿🐑♏♻️👣💚✊🤓💖💜💙
chaos.social - because anarchy is much more fun with friends.
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