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The British Museum's #NFT project has sent its carbon footprint soaring

»Since the London museum began selling digital versions of works from its collection last September, it has emitted enough carbon to power an average US home for at least 57 years«

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👉Your Chance to join the @noybeu Team as a ! 😊

We are looking for young lawyers that want to gain experience in litigation and enforcement.

⏩Find out more & apply now for May 2022 onward at

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Not sure folk are aware that using Google fonts by URL in their CSS undermines the privacy of each and every site visitor, sending their IP to GG with every visit. How? Because with each visit they download the font from GG, not your server.

If you will use GG fonts, don't do this

@import url('[...]

Download that font, and resource it locally instead

@font-face {
font-family: FontName';
font-style: normal;
src: url('../fonts/FontName.woff2');

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Een zeventienjarig meisje is vrijdag bij een beroving met een mes in haar schouder gestoken in Hilversum. Twee omstanders hebben de 37-jarige dader snel overmeesterd, meldt de politie.

#nu #nieuws #Binnenland #Algemeen

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The 🆕 EU-wide public database #EPREL is live!

It enables EU consumers to compare the energy efficiency of household products carrying the 🇪🇺 energy label, thus helping citizens to choose wisely and save energy.



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The @EU_Commission gets good interaction on their toots, even though they are merely Twitter crossposts.

Like the highly controversial and insanely bad proposed legislation around . See the @Chartodon chart and this thread:

Now compare to the Musk'O Bird site where they have 1.6 million followers..

And just a handful of responses :birdsite:

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apparently my elderly neighbor has been maintaining a personal website about the history of UK photography and it is an incredible piece of work.

apparently he still uses some piece of adobe software from the 90s. there is so much care and effort here, and its such a pristine image of the early web being still updated 😭

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Column over het wetsvoorstel van de Europese Commissie om chatapps verplicht te laten meekijken met versleutelde conversaties - Een 'beetje minder privacy' om kinderen te beschermen?

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The EU Commission is planning automatic CSAM scanning of your private communication – or total surveillance in the name of child protection. This would be the worst surveillance apparatus outside of China:

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Cool job opportunity! @torproject is looking for a software engineer to join the applications team. You would be hacking away on the Tor Browser!

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“both encryption and abortion keep being framed as something “controversial” rather than something that you and I have every damn right to – something that should be ubiquitously available without encumbrance”

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In a must-see presentation: You really need to learn about from Emilio Mordini. Not about protection of personal data, but about Identity and Privacy.
I will share the link when it is available. Highly recommended!

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Is it right for governments to force citizens to use Google or Apple's proprietary technologies to verify their online identities? 🤔 The Netherlands user case

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This looks to be very useful:

We develop tools to uncover how tracking and profiling have an impact on society

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“The things that make the promise of a metaverse intriguing, for the most part, already exist in online games. And much of what remains of that promise is unappealing, impossible, or greedy.”

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If you need to write HTML for a login or account management site, I got a little tip for you.

The input's "autocomplete" attribute can be more than just "on" or "off"!

You can actually set autocomplete to "username" or "current-password", to help a password manager find the right fields.

In the case of changing passwords, you can set autocomplete to "current-password" or "new-password" to avoid password managers trying to autofill your current password into the new password field.

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