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Today, we installed on Olimex's LIME2 single-board computer.

Here's what it looks like without a case! This single-board is a fully functional computer which we made into a private server.

The LIME2 board is Open Source Hardware. Learn more: olimex.com/wiki/A20-OLinuXino-

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If you have an opinion on daylight-saving-time you might want to take part in the public consultation on summertime arrangements ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/2

But oh, this is placing cookies without asking for consent? Is the respecting here?

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* random thought *

If OpenStreetMap became 100% decentralized and on federated protocols, their maps would improve, their overhead costs would lower and we could have a real alternative to gmaps.

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“We are very happy to announce the next Eclectic Tech Carnival, a feminist tech skill-share event. The /ETC is a gathering of people*, who critically use/study/share/improve everyday information technologies in the context of the free software and open hardware movements.”
8-13 October 2018
XM24 – Bologna, Italy
eclectictechcarnival.org/ETC/e

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#gnu #linux als Standard-Wahlalternative für die Computer-Arbeitsplätze von ~35000 Student*innen? 30 stud. Gremien der #HumboldtUni haben sich bereits mit #gnuHU solidarisiert. Es bleibt eine Mammut-Aufgabe - mal sehen, wie hilfreich Mastodon(ten) sind, die dahinterliegende Idee in Form von #gnUNI an anderen Bildungsträgern zu verbreiten... alle Updates zu #gnuHU gibt es in Zukunft jedenfalls auch hier! Danke im Voraus für alle Retoots zu hu.berlin/gnuHU-linux und hu.berlin/gnUNI-linux!

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Hello world 🖖
Follow us and don't miss any news about #Ring, the free #opensource universal and secure communication platform!

Go on ring.cx and give it a try 🤘

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Problems we are having with #Signal:
* It is and will remain centralized (clear strategy of *not* federating servers)
* It requires strong identifiers/selectors (phone#) to use
* Author disallows distribution by anyone but Google, although free/libre
* It keeps pushing away verification of fingerprint in interface
* It relies on Google+Amazon infrastructure
* Its funding is shady (OTF = Radio Free Asia = USG)

= clearly unethical choices, unjustifiable by accessibility or technological reasons.

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@privacylab @mozilla Hey Mozilla, here's my entry:

I had a recent invasive experience with a browser called Firefox. The default search engine was Google, a surveillance capitalist. So I was being tracked every time I wrote into the address bar. (Apparently, the browser maker receives billions from Google.) Then I saw that third-party cookies were on by default and tracking protection was off. Finally, I realised I'd been sharing data and was enrolled in "studies" with the browser maker.

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The @fsfe@twitter.com newsletter is out in 5 languages (DE/EN/ES/FR/NL): fsfe.org/news/nl/nl-201807

read about

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Aug 26
Join us to discuss: Social-Media- und Code-Hosting-Plattformen in Verein oder Genossenschaft hosten am 26.8.2018 (R 119) @froscon in St. Augustin bei Bonn!

#platformcoop #FrOSCon18 #Mastodon #Plattformökonomie #hostsharing #Nachhaltigkeit #create #platform #Fediverse twitter.com/hostsharing/status

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RT @DisinfoEU@twitter.com: "You're apologising every year Mr . You've apologised several times this year. Can you actually solve your problems? Self-regulation clearly doesn't work. I'm a liberal, but even I think EU should regulate you". 👏@ALDEgroup @guyverhofstadt@twitter.com nailed it
🐦🔗: twitter.com/DisinfoEU/status/9

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