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"The question is whether we’re ready to exercise our data sovereignty, or whether we’re content to play passive victims while surveillance capitalism extends ever finer threads into every corner of our lives." - The solutions are out there, we just have to use them... Signal instead of WhatsApp, Diaspora instead of Facebook, Mastodon instead of Twitter... You have the choice.

Gutes Interview von Fefe zu und "Man bezahlt mit seinen Daten, und die Daten sind wie ein biometrischer Fingerabdruck. Man kann es nicht anfassen, aber es ist sehr wertvoll und kann auch lange nach dem Tod noch großen Schaden anrichten. Früher hätte man das die Seele genannt. Es ist eure Seele. Passt besser auf sie auf!"

♻ @aral: People: Oh my goodness, look at what Cambridge Analytica did with Facebook’s data – they undermined democracy, swayed elections, and enabled Brexit! Also, people: Oh, I don’t mind if Facebook has all my data, I have nothing to hide. #SurveillanceCapitalism

On my way back from the . It was a great event with many interesting conversations. The slides of my talk "Software freedom in the Cloud" can be found here, recording will follow

Die letzten Stunden der #clt2018 stehen an, aber wir sind noch immer fit für spannende Gespräche. Nur die T-Shirts gehen langsam zu Neige, deswegen kommt schnell vorbei! #fsfe #FreeSoftware

I expose my GPG keys now over a web key directory. It was super easy to set up. Here you can find out how to set it up by your own and how to query it:

Purism Partners with Cryptography Pioneer Werner Koch to Create a New Encrypted Communication Standard for Security-Focused Devices

Telegram and Signal down. Fediverse still fine.

Viele gute Punkte wie man die IT Sicherheit nachhaltig verbessern kann. Der Einsatz Freier Software spielt hierbei eine zentrale Rolle, dies erfordert aber auch einen neuen Umgang mit Software.

By choosing Free Software you can decide to be more then just a user. You can get engaged, influence the development and ultimately make it your own. This is sustainable software development and procurement. But make sure that what you buy is really Free Software. TU Berlin is a perfect example for it:

Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp launches the Signal Foundation together with Moxie and says "As more and more of our lives happen online, data protection and privacy are critical."

Laura Meschede hat für die FAZ recherchiert wie Überwachung funktioniert. Und sagt: "Jetzt bin ich paranoid. Hochgradig.". Sehr lesenswert:

Are you living in near to ? Are you interested in Free Software? Then don't miss the first meeting of the local group Madrid!

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