NEW: An $8.8 billion network of offshore companies allowed corrupt politicians and criminals to secretly launder money, evade taxes, and hide assets abroad.
Along with our reporting partners, OCCRP brings you the #TroikaLaundromat, based on one of the largest-ever leaks of banking records and related documents.
I don't know how to pronounce it, but I love the the meaning of the word #Cwtch
It is also the name of the new decentralized, asynchronous and metadata resistant multi-party communication tool by #OpenPrivacy. It is based on ricochet and is built on tor onion services. Yesterday they published the open alpha: https://openprivacy.ca/blog/2019/02/14/cwtch-alpha/
Artist Shepard Fairey is now giving away the art for these great posters on his website: https://mckitterick.tumblr.com/post/183135064295
Holy shit, [nostalgia intensifies]!
Found code me and @czesiekhaker hacked together to stream #CreativeCommons Global Summit 2011:
Yes, we were streaming the whole damn CC Global Summit using a bunch of VLCs in a trench coat. And it *worked*.
We were also handling the WiFi. Guess who was the only person on the whole summit who got a new shiny Mac and their WiFi just would not work? Larry fucking Lessig.
Good times. I believe that's when I met @cwebber , too.
The EU's plan to impose mandatory copyright filters is on life-support and may die
Great 3 minute watch: "Algorithms are opinions, not truth machines, and demand the application of ethics"
google fuchsia spitballing
“Before Twitter, before algorithmic timelines filtered our reality for us, before surveillance capitalism, there was RSS: Really Simple Syndication … As we move away from the centralised web to the peer web, it’s time to rediscover, re-embrace, and reclaim RSS.”
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