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Youth play an essential role in defining our digital future. That’s why we created Citizen Hacks, a student-run hackathon that encourages the next generation of innovators and users to actively participate in building a digital world that works for everyone.

"It’s not about price. It’s libre, not gratis. With any program, there are two possibilities: either the users control the program, or the program controls the users." newleftreview.org/II/113/richa

At Citizen Hacks, we believe that is the future of innovation. However, this New York Times article shows an alternate world where innovations thrive in a world with no regard for human rights. What's stopping that future from happening? nytimes.com/interactive/2018/1

The Dutch government "recommends simply not using the web-only version of Office 365, or SharePoint Online."

We agree - keep your data secure and use a self-hosted solution like #nextcloud with Collabora Online or ONLYOFFICE! #GDPR #DSGVO
theregister.co.uk/2018/11/16/m

Encryption is not a privacy and security cure-all, but it is still the best existing technology we have to protect information from governments, service providers, and technically skilled hackers. sec.eff.org/articles/different

EFF has joined more than 70 human and digital rights groups asking for real transparency about when Facebook removes content. You shouldn’t have to be famous to get Facebook to review a decision to delete user content. eff.org/press/releases/eff-hum

Privacy is the foundation of democracy. We see it as our mission to help you stay in control over your data!
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A very interesting read in The New York Times. Beyond , Facebook executives have no clear vision for how their company can responsibly handle its , let alone harness it for good. Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technol

Youth play an essential role in defining our digital future. That’s why we created Citizen Hacks, a student-run hackathon that encourages the next generation of innovators and users to actively participate in building a digital world that works for everyone.

What's it like when a legal fight with a patent troll ends? “It wasn’t like, ‘We won!’ It was more like, ‘Well, we didn’t die this time.’” eff.org/alice/bike-gear-compan

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