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🚨 NEW: Job Opportunity 🚨

We are looking to recruit a Legal Officer to join us!

Deadline: 9 April 2021

privacyinternational.org/oppor

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New #blog post: “A look at search engines with their own indexes”.

Most “alternative” search engines to the big three (Google, Bing, Yandex aka GBY) just source their results from GBY. I took a look at 30 search engines with their own crawlers/indexers to find actual alternatives.

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I have unlimited respect for people who have the courage and energy to keep leading change, who work on things that are not mainstream.

Be it monitoring political figures, making sure a government respects the law, fighting for social rights, protecting employees from an employer, providing software or services that frees others... you are heroes and what you do matters.

Thank you for caring about others.

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No phone. No email. Helpdesk doesnt reply.

Say something mean on Twitter - instant response.

It's a brave new world.

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LibreOffice tip of the day: The suite has great extensions to increase your productivity - check them out: extensions.libreoffice.org

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Protecting the digital rights of people in the UK including privacy and free speech online? Say no more

"[A] solid independent and private alternative to the big tech search engines ... it's probably the direct biggest rival to the Big Tech search engines that have their own crawlers." 🤭😊

avoidthehack.com/tools/privacy

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Google has backed down massively. It is now signing deals with Australian news media to pay for their content. The Australian government, by refusing to give in to threats by Google, has created a worldwide precedent.

SMH (Australia): Google closing in on news content deals with ABC, Nine, Guardian

smh.com.au/business/companies/

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#fediverse alive servers stats

alive servers: 5,744 (+103)
max: 5,744
total users: 3,535,475 (+8,410)
max: 3,545,639

top ten (soft users servers):

:mastodon: 2,923,325 3,167
:diaspora: 322,728 21
:peertube: 130,073 808
:pleroma: 76,869 937
:pixelfed: 31,891 172
:writefreely: 20,803 331
:plume: 10,320 64
:friendica: 7,716 92
:gnusocial: 6,837 27
:hubzilla: 4,270 98

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Before you can do bad things to people with a clear conscience, you must dehumanise them. In Big Tech designers and developers can build systems that track, profile, and exploit people then go home to hug their kids because they’re not people to them, they’re “users” and “data.”

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Poll time! For how long have you been using LibreOffice?

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We have this interesting feature proposal for /e/OS: a second "panic" PIN code that can fully erase the device in case of emergency. It's been rejected by Google for Android.

Do you think we should implement it?

gitlab.e.foundation/e/backlog/

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A great project by Spanish students helps you to easily check how to take back your data from Big Tech such as Google, Twitter, Facebook and more.
😎 💪 Check it out: justgetmydata.com

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Vous vous êtes dégooglisé, vous utilisez un moteur alternatif ? C’est bien, mais il y a de forte chance qu’il utilise les infras d’amazon, picore dans l’index de Microsoft, utilise de l’analytics de chez Google.

Il n’y a en pratique presque aucune alternative de moteur de recherche qui soit éthiquement irréprochable (ouai le mot est ptet fort).

Il existe cependant Mojeek.

J’ai fait un ptit article à son sujet 🔗 .

Voilà voilà :-)

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At Tutanota every day is . We are happy that Data Journalism has interviewed us for their guide on how journalists can keep their data safe. Check it out! 😀👇
datajournalism.com/read/longre

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At 2021-01-29 at 21:35 UTC Google suspended #Element from the Play Store without warning or notification.

Element is a generic chat app for connecting to the global Matrix communication network, just as Chrome is a generic web browser for connecting to the Web - and just as #Google does not control the content on the Web, Element does not control the content on #Matrix.

element.io/blog/element-on-goo

#privacyMatters #FreeSpeech #opensource #Federation #Freedom

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Here's my public safety announcement: Have you backed up today?

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