"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." #DemandFreedom https://newleftreview.org/II/113/richard-stallman-talking-to-the-mailman
At Citizen Hacks, we believe that #ethical #technology 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? https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/18/world/asia/china-internet.html
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
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. https://sec.eff.org/articles/different-encryption
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. https://www.eff.org/press/releases/eff-human-rights-watch-and-over-70-civil-society-groups-ask-mark-zuckerberg-provide
Privacy is the foundation of democracy. We see it as our mission to help you stay in control over your data!
A very interesting read in The New York Times. Beyond #growth, Facebook executives have no clear vision for how their company can responsibly handle its #power, let alone harness it for good. Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-data-russia-election-racism.html
.@Cloudinsider covers Frank's award and his donation to an #opensource #diversity fund (in German)
Microsoft’s enterprise products covertly gather personal data on users - https://thenextweb.com/microsoft/2018/11/15/report-microsofts-enterprise-products-covertly-gather-personal-data-on-users/
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.’” https://www.eff.org/alice/bike-gear-company-nearly-run-over-patent-troll
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