📢 We are pleased to announce that we are now shipping /e/ smartphones to the USA & Canada!
We're currently offering 2 models of premium grade refurbished smartphones, the /e/-Galaxy S9 and /e/-Galaxy S9+.

Head to our shop to get yours!
esolutions.shop

Did you know this:

#Briar's E2EE is similar to #Signal's, but adapted to be delay tolerant and work without central server. It uses the Bramble Transport Protocol:
code.briarproject.org/briar/br

Briar's founder contributed to the original Axolotl Double Ratchet Algorithm:
github.com/trevp/double_ratche

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You can be tracked on the way you type now!

This service allows developers to track and identify users by the way they type: TypingDNA.

Website:
typingdna.com/

Protection e.g. via Keyboard scrambler:
github.com/vmonaco/kloak#readm:

Same big impact, now at a lower price 📱 💚

We've dropped the price of our #Fairphone 3 and 3+, making it even easier to own the world’s most #sustainable smartphones. Good for the planet and your wallet.

Take a look 👉 : bit.ly/3oHwtu9

#daretocare #sustainabletech

Google has suspended Element (@matrix) from the Play Store for "Sexual Content and Profanity". Basically same story as with Subway Tooter a while back. Element is to Matrix as Chrome is to the web. Curiously, Chrome is still on the Play Store.

Want to know why that advert follows you around the web? Join us for a discussion with @EdinburghUni on the how, where and why of "micro-targeting" in political campaigns.

🗓 Thursday 28 January

⏰ 2pm GMT

Register via the link below:

t.co/19Jt4ZSovZ

YouTube 2 Peertube 

Running a YouTube channel, and think it might be more work to syndicate to Peertube?

Here is a utility that will automatically mirror YouTube videos to Peertube 👍

https://github.com/mister-monster/YouTube2PeerTube

#foss #peertube #youtube2peertube #feditip #fediversetip

Delta Chat is probably the most scalable messenger today.
Even if a billion users migrated to our apps, we would be fine and it wouldn't ruin us. Our Operating Costs hardly increase with more users. A pretty unique strategic economical advantage, isn't it?

I don't understand why some people were "laughing" about being down.

I fully agree that decentralization is clearly a better alternative to .

However, IMO, each person that leaves WhatsApp, should be counted as a victory. Even if it's still towards or Signal.

Don't be an arrogant a**hole, help people leave WhatsApp. This migration shows us that more and more people are becoming aware of their right to privacy.

Let's just live one day at a time, shall we?

ProTip: Remember to check your URLs for "utm_*" parameters

E.G. If I see:
"?utm_source=reddit.com" at the end of the URL you shared, I know you got it from Reddit

Or "utm_campaign=newsletter0120" tells me you probably copied it from an email sent in January of last year

These are never needed to actually reach the page you're sharing. They're just for analytics (UTM tracking modules) and will reveal where you get your information (to us and the site), which may cause privacy issues

Those are two of the best posts I've seen on a social network in a very long time.
Huge respect for the admin of mstdn.io standing up for the users after being asked about blocking an instance.

You other admins can take note, this is the way to go.

Ladies and gents, I'd like to introduce you to Simple.css - a new classless CSS framework built by yours truly.

kevq.uk/simple-css-framework/

The web based Mastodon-client @pinafore is just as good on the phone as it is on the computer. It's lightweight, clean and a joy to use.

One of my favourite features with Pinafore must be the wellness settings. I really like that it supports pagination to prevent endless scrolling.

The only thing I miss is support for multiple accounts on the same server. :)

Stop using "Zoom" as a general term for video conferencing.
Stop using "Google" as a general term for searching the web.

Where can you buy DRM-free e-books?

I've added 11 new DRM-free e-books, magazine and comic shops to Libreture's list of bookshops this month alone.

There's more to e-books than just Amazon and Kobo!

libreture.com/bookshops/

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