Google resumes its senseless attack on the URL bar, hides full addresses on Chrome 85

Most users have no idea what an URL is. They can't even tell the difference between an app and a website.

In fact, they google things, they don't type the urls.

Sidewalk’s end: How the downfall of a Toronto ‘smart city’ plan began long before COVID-19

(paywalled, dumped here )

When the Quayside project got scuttled earlier this month, it was the final blow in a years-long conflict among urban designers, their Silicon Valley bosses and multiple levels of government. Insiders tell the story of how it all went wrong.

Well it took over a year but we managed to get Google Fonts removed from the Mozilla Rust project. Thanks to everyone who helped out and supported this.

Devs don’t let devs add surveillance to their tools.


#FSFE calls for a more inclusive competition #law in #Europe ironically FSFE took money from those most guilty...

Besser spät als nie...

Danke @kuketzblog und @digitalcourage für Eure großartige Arbeit, die mir als erstes die Augen geöffnet hat. 🧙

Wer möchte sich noch von #Google befreien oder hat es schon getan?


I think these people would need somebody like you, but they probably don't know it:

-maybe you can try a voluntary application.

All the best!

defeated in , .. Also Where ppl successfully fought against an HQ..

People organized in decentralized ways, offline and online, without hierarchical structures but vast networks of local solidarities demonstrate WE CAN defeat the most powerful entities!

What next? Amazon tower in Berlin! "SmartCity" coming back in a devastated NYC!

The beat goes on!

Guys, I am tired of people posting screenshots, graphs, "news" and "information" without a reference to a source. All that is useless unless it's verifiable with a quick search. The fediverse isn't resistant against false information just because it's the fediverse. Use common sense, ask for a source and debunk fake news.

Anschauliche Arte-Sendung »#Seekabel: der unsichtbare Krieg«

»Google, Facebook und Microsoft versuchen ihre Macht auch durch die Verlegung von Kabeln auszuweiten. Letztendlich wird in ihrem Angebot dann nur der Internet-Zugang fehlen, der z.Z. noch von den Telefonanbietern vermarktet wird, bevor sie das gesamte Ökosystem des Internets kontrollieren.«

Zur Sendung:


#GAFAM #Internet #Infrastruktur #Überwachung #Snowden

We are now part of the european Librehosters network.

"librehosters is a network of cooperation and solidarity that uses free software to encourage decentralisation through federation and distributed platforms. Our values connect transparency, fairness and privacy with a culture of data portability and public contributions to the commons. "

10 years ago WikiLeaks published "Collateral Murder", the brutal murders of civilians in Iraq by "dudes" acting like in a video game.. part of a series of releases that forever changed our view of the war.

Today, #Assange rots in jail, particularly vulnerable to #Covid19 with chronic lung illness, awaiting extradition in the US where he faces 175y for these uncompromising acts of journalism.

Time to tell that story again! #FreeAssange #DontExtraditeAssange #StopWars

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