We live in a world where sanctions that starve millions of people & prevent medicine in a pandemic is political “leverage,” but not selling ice cream in occupied is “terrorism”

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We need cultural work shifting us away from Thatcher and Reagan's individual,
Towards networks of mutually beneficial cooperation.
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Encourage growing intelligent cooperatives over starting up extractive businesses.

warm congratulations to our Chinese sisters and brothers. Forward to a world without poverty, war and imperialism

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@Inkscape is celebrating the release of Inkscape 1.1! Among the highlights are a Welcome dialog, a Command Palette, a revamped Dialog Docking System, and searchable preference options. inkscape.org/news/2021/05/24/w

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Last week the UK Govt published a new draft of their #OnlineSafetyBill, making UK corps liable for jail time unless they censor "harmful" content (without defining harmful). Targeted at Big Tech it instead directly threatens Matrix. Read matrix.org/blog/2021/05/19/how & raise the alarm.

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@MxRemy Welcome! Seems like you're doing it right. ;-) The other key spaces/tools are Loomio, Matrix, Meet.Coop, and git.coop. Holler if you need guidance. Oh, the other thing about Mastodon is it's all about curating your list of people and orgs to follow, so your timelines start to show you more of what you want to see.

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RT @thenextweb@twitter.com

What is Matrix? And how this open-source protocol wants to change messaging? (story by @Indianidle@twitter.com) tnw.to/dHZuF

🐦🔗: twitter.com/thenextweb/status/

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Assigning your copyright to the Free Software Foundation helps us defend the GPL and keep software free. Thanks to Anand Tamariya, Brian Cully, and Miha Rihtarsic #Emacs for assigning their copyright to the FSF! #GNU

If you don't talk to your kids about things quantum, someone else will...

smbc-comics.com/comic/the-talk

Self driving electric cars are just plain stupid compared to electric trains and buses

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The last contribution to 's server software was on April 22, 2020. Due to the sudden commit drop to literally 0 it is no longer possible to seriously call current Signal versions fully open-source.

That has no effect on the messenger's end-to-end encryption or its overall security but it does compromise the trust in the Signal Foundation, especially when considering that they did not give any reason for not disclosing the source code.

🔗 github.com/signalapp/Signal-Se

Importantly, all content in those meta layers must be publicly owned / copyleft

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Strong design for cross-pollination and interaction between general public and forkable communities, each trying solutions to infrastructure funding, rewards, sanctions, codes of conduct, etc.

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Like a huge side wiki . With an evolving public software polity layer to start tackling contestation, immutable public record, Forking, communities, reputation, etc

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public infrastructure for each internet resource that allows for public maintenance of rating, publicly maintained links to content contesting each resource. communities + reputations. Ipfs?

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