I just took part in an Electronic Frontier Foundation campaign titled "Tell the Senate: A Filter Mandate Would Devastate Internet Creators". Will you join me? Take action here: https://act.eff.org/action/tell-the-senate-a-filter-mandate-would-devastate-internet-creators.
#uspol #eff #censorship
Tree Kangaroos discovered in the wild after 90 years. And people say Drop Bears are not real. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/09/rare-wondiwoi-tree-kangaroo-discovered-mammals-animals/
Just a reminder to new Mastodon folks: if you want to join an instance where the only letter you can use is "e", I run https://dolphin.town and registrations are open!
Why I Quit Twitter • A very simple and direct list https://medium.com/@fraying/why-i-quit-twitter-a-list-e9b90e40da52 #linkblog
Interesting to see people encountering the benefits and downsides of Mastodon in real time. Federation is a huuuuuge advance over resting control with a single billionaire Jack or Zuck - but comes with usability and privacy tradeoffs. Some of these issues are discussed in this recent EFF post about data portability and social media: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/07/facing-facebook-data-portability-and-interoperability-are-anti-monopoly-medicine
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