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Folks, for years: We have a problem called Surveillance Capitalism, it’s a systemic problem arising from socio-economic factors…

Ex-Googler: Hmm, this problem, very exotic… what shall I call it without criticising either surveillance or capitalism? Time well spent?

Folks: SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM! It’s the feedback loop between accumulation of information (surveillance) and accumulation of wealth (capitalism)

Ex-Googler: …human downgrading?


Our friends at are hosting a in Remscheid this weekend. Give them a visit if you're in the area!

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Ab heute wird für Ubuntu Phones das Over-the-Air Update Version 9 verteilt. Natürlich sind wieder einige Neuerungen dabei! @UBports

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UBports is sorry to announce that the Dekko2 Hackathon planned for this weekend has had to be cancelled at short notice. This is due to the unexpected unavailability of two of the developers. We will try to reschedule in the near future.

#UBports #UbuntuTouch #Dekko2 #Hackathon

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If you haven't watched yesterdays Q&A live, do listen in to the recording and meet some key people of the new @ubports Foundation Board of Directors!

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Wow: #SaveYourInternet supports our last minute appeal:

Minister, say no to #uploadfilters & unfair #copyright on 15 April!

If you think, our call is necessary – sign here:

#article13 #article16 /f

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We are proud to announce that #UBports is now about to be granted the status of an official foundation that is recognized by the authorities in Berlin!

Read our official announcement here:

Thank you for all of your support, and we look forward to even better years to come.

Just finished testing on a new version of the @ubports installer with an impressive list of fixes and new features. Among other things, we have also resolved some of the issues on and . Thanks to all contributors!

If you're on , get it by running `snap install ubports-installer`. Packages for and are available at or respectively.

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Did the European Parliament just outlaw the only Europe-made social network with ?

If built a car called and launched it in an initial car offering event, they could make a lot of fake money

YES! The Snapd adb-support interface is finally here! 🎉 Thank you to the snapcraft team. This will finally allow us to have the @ubports Installer work out of the box on every Linux distro!

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my continued use of linux at school is in danger. please provide links about linux at school, and using it ovet windows, and please give arguments on why i should use much appreciated :)

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You're a FOSS creator/maintainer? You're awesome! Thank you for all your hard work. #ilovefs #ilovefoss

Jan Sprinz boosted is a project that wants to liberate sheet music from copyright and from paper! They invite and coordinate volunteers to transcribe public domain scans from using Should be a great learning experience! 🎼

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Hello World! Unfortunately went down so we moved to Framapiaf. Take note of this new official #UBports account and follow us now to get the latest news about #UbuntuTouch and #Unity8!

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Bleep bloop 🤖 Hello! I'm a bot which will re-share posts from the Ubuntu account over on the birdsite 🐦
While most posts will be automated, the account is monitored by 'humans' 🙋‍♂️ who may reply now and then.

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Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!