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Data retention: ignorance becomes a political method. Not only Macron wants to simply ignore the rulings of the EU Court of Justice. Berlin is following the same course.
This is not the Rule of Law !
article in German: /f

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(If you choose “other” please reply with which company / provider.)

Trying to get a gauge of how centralized the fediverse actually is, please reshare!

#fediverse #mastodon 🇬🇧 France, Spain push for new EU data retention law: That the lawyers of the EU Council think they can circumvent the data retention rulings with the facade of 'operational purposes' is absurd and a mockery of the rule of law. reports:

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🇬🇧 Incredible: Microsoft decides which e-mail Members of the European Parliament get to read in their inbox. It's called Outlook spam filter and cannot be disabled.

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Facial recognition already stands against fundamental rights and values, but that isn't stopping people - it's time the EU made the law clear and banned biometric mass surveillance

Join us: #Reclaimyourface

The new OnionShare is out!

It adds a bunch of great features like tabs, anonymous chat that never logs anything, and better command line support.

Here's the blog post:

Download OnionShare 2.3 from:

Install it on a headless server:

`pip3 install --user onionshare-cli`

Read the amazing new docs that are translated to a bunch of languages:

The #FSFE is hiring a "Project Manager" with focus #communications and #sustainability. If you are interested, we are looking forward to your applications, else please forward to others who might be interested to work for #SoftwareFreedom (#FreeSoftware / #OpenSource). #hiring 🇬🇧 Now it is officially confirmed: The planned indiscriminate message and chat control will fail in court and do nothing to protect children. According to the EU plans are disproportionate and violates fundamental rights. More info:

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Around 8000 clients in Myanmar/Burma are connected the Tor network. This does not count the users connected by bridges to Tor.

In Briar all communication goes through Tor, to protect your identity.
To circumvent censorship, Briar gives you access to bridges in case Tor is blocked by your ISP.

In case of internet shutdown, Briar can use Bluetooth and WiFi to pass on messages to your contacts.

Learn more about Briar here:
#Tor #Burma #Myanmar

If you’re a developer in 2021 and you’re adding tracking devices from Google, Facebook, etc., to your sites and apps, the one thing you can’t do any longer is to feign innocence. You know exactly what you’re doing and you’re complicit in perpetuating surveillance capitalism.

Surveillance capitalism isn’t some corruption of capitalism; it’s just what capitalism is in the digital network age.


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