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Coming up Monday: the season 5 premiere of our IRL podcast with @manoush.

Surprise! We’re focusing on privacy. Subscribe now to get the first episode when it drops:

t.co/oNj9uo3oZx tweeted by @Firefox

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Data portability is important, but it is no substitute for the ability to have ongoing access to a service that you're in the process of migrating away from. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/06/adve

@writefreely you might actually be able to answer about the defaults? Cheers.

Hi users. For those of you who would be happy to share their feedback on the software: can I set a specific #808080 colour for links or quotes, and is it possible to have a drop down menu in free instances? Thanks for the tips!

In [De-Googling My Life 06](kevq.uk/de-googling-my-life-06), part of his good series on the topic, @kev mentions:

> In terms of privacy, the difference between Google and Apple is negligible, so there’s no real point in changing over to iOS for the purposes of privacy

I would argue that the two groups have very different business models, and that they do not have the same interests when it comes to using their users’ data.

Are there elements suggesting otherwise?

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Hello!

This is the official Mastodon account for the site switching.social.

It's a guide for non-technical people who are concerned about protecting their privacy online. It only lists easy-to-use sites and apps that are ethical and privacy-friendly.

You can find out more at switching.social

If you know someone who might benefit from this guide, please share the link with them!

#Introductions #NewHere #DeleteFacebook #DeleteGoogle #ReplaceFacebook

@Mastodon is there a way to create a setting to hide the mascot/logo in the lower left corner when wanted? Keep on the good work!

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"a copyright bot, or a human acting just as mechanically, was at the center of this mess. A human doing actual analysis would have looked at a video of a man playing a piece of music older than American copyright law and determined that it was not something they owned" — eff.org/takedowns/sony-finally

Then, is everywhere.

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"One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching"

-- Gerard Way

Have you seen this?

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Ce vendredi 26 à 19h, venez dans nos locaux au 60 rue des Orteaux à Paris pour parler des combats de La Quadrature ! #CensureTerro #Copyright

Vous pouvez apporter à boire et à manger et éventuellement des verres non-jetables qui ne vous servent plus :)

À vendredi <3

Hi all. As a I struggle to find content that is relevant to me. It all seems to be based on right?
Or is there a way I can find official accounts to follow? Did someone build by any chance?

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The quest to design an ethical social media platform – Jennifer Johnson on The Week

theweek.com/articles/799415/qu

How lovely to see such a nice article on Mastodon and ethical design in The Week from the journalist that @laura introduced to Mastodon.

:indieHeart:

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So uh, Mastodon has been around for 2 years now. Wow

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One Small Step for the Web… Tim Berners-Lee

"Imagine if all your current apps talked to each other, collaborating and conceiving ways to enrich and streamline your personal life and business objectives? That’s the kind of innovation, intelligence and creativity Solid apps will generate.

With , you will have far more personal agency over data — you decide which apps can access it."

medium.com/@timberners_lee/one

-lee

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Art and tech collide at ! Don’t miss this gathering of courageous, curious creators. October 26-28 in London. t.co/cM56wLBG7x t.co/wkl8LZ3CXU tweeted by @mozillafestival

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