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@bjoern I'm from New England. Mass, actually. Now that's just awesome. You never hear about colleges joining these revolutions.

@cambridgeport90 @bjoern There's also hosted at a Swedish university and as far as public instances I know the French government has though I think it's only open to people with a email address, and from Brazil there is which I believe is operated by or with support of their Ministry of Culture. (My Portugese leaves something to be desired.)

@frankiesaxx @bjoern I confirm that accounts on are open to civil servants ( emails and a few others), but it is fully connected to the fediverse :)

We installed it almost a year ago.

@frankiesaxx @bjoern
Nice, didn't know about Etalab. There are also (University of La Rochelle), (Dublin City University), and (l'Université d'Evry-Val-d'Essonne).


I haven't used Google search in about 2 years. Anyone who keeps doing so is part of the problem. ;)

And the "better results" retorts just don't add up in my experience. DDG has been the norm for me and serving just fine.

Now SearX might be even saner, though I don't see a pressing need for that extreme just yet. Searx's results do seem a bit lacking too.