Must-read from @email@example.com: The EU 👁#ChatControl #CSAM #MassSurveillance proposal "would actually make everyone in the EU, including children, less safe", "break #encryption" and "open the door for authoritarian governments around the world". https://www.politico.eu/article/europe-online-child-abuse-law-make-us-less-safe/ (1/2)
Mastodon could be great to prototype and develop some concepts to build better multi-language support for social media. There is actually an open issue to support allowing to post multiple versions of their toots in different languages
“both encryption and abortion keep being framed as something “controversial” rather than something that you and I have every damn right to – something that should be ubiquitously available without encumbrance”
Aware of anyone violating EU sanctions on Russia or Belarus?
We have created an online tool for whistle-blowers to contact us and report violations of EU sanctions.
Make a report 👉 http://eusanctions.integrityline.com
Peace is the heart of our Union 🕊️
Today, when Russia's aggression against Ukraine breaches international law, we stand united in supporting our Ukrainian friends.
Peace has no alternative.
RT @H2Europe: Commissioner @ThierryBreton & CEOs representing the European #electrolyser manufacturing sector signed today a joint declaration to pave the way towards achieving the #REPowerEU objectives and build a home for renewable #hydrogen in Europe.
These 13 corporations have spent $15 million supporting anti-abortion politicians since 2016. https://popular.info/p/these-13-corporations-have-spent?s=r
Very shortsighted legislation in Belgium on data retention.
The bill is effectively outlawing Signal. I doubt it’s going to hold up to scrutiny from the Belgian Constitutional Court, but it’s going to be detrimental for privacy in Belgium.
Facebook was taking down evidence of Assad's war crimes in Syria.
It's doing the same in Ukraine.
> Meta illegitimately infringes on the public’s right to receive information about international crimes being committed & censors the voices of those who are trying to raise awareness about the ongoing war internationally
In case you wonder, social.network.europa.eu is hosted on OVH
DSA won't stop cross-origin tracking. But browsers can.
> “the DSA’s prohibition of using highly sensitive personal data to target people with surveillance ads will be limited to online platforms only, and therefore leave the vast majority of ad networks embedded in common websites—as well as the data extraction industry behind it—untouched.”
The European institutions are on Mastodon. You can now follow the European Data Protection supervisor on the social.network.europa.eu instance! Welcome @EDPS :)
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