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@StartpageSearch People always say "I've got nothing to hide". But in my opinion, that's not the point. Companies that collect tons of data, even if it's just meta data, can know sooo much about their users... and there are so many easy things that you can do to start with protecting your #privacy.

I selfhost most of the stuff that i use, for example #Nextcloud for files, calendar and contacts, #Homeassistant for my Smart Home und #gitlab for my source code and #matrix for my instant messaging

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Hey, friends! Regardless of what browser you use, make sure you regularly update it!

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France - La Tour Eiffel illuminée aux couleurs de l'Ukraine pour la Journée de l'Europe.

Merci pour les photos, @UEFrance@twitter.com!

© Jonathan Sarago / MEAE

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Whoa is me. While others across the pond get to enjoy their @mega65@twitter.com unboxing and share, I'm still waiting on a ship date from @TrenzElectronic@twitter.com. Soon, though!

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To celebrate #EuropeDay, EU institutions open their physical and virtual doors to the public tomorrow!

Visit our dedicated website to see what’s happening in Brussels and across Europe - and also online - ahead of Europe Day!

More ℹ️ → europa.eu/!yVPPqG

#EUOpenDay

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Hey Firefox users: Why is Firefox your default?

"Firefox does exactly what I need — it scratched the itch many years ago and now I’m settled." - Alex Blake, Digital Trends

digitaltrends.com/computing/fi

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How to NOT manage your passwords:
☝️Using one password for everything.
📝Writing your passwords on a post-it or scrap of paper.
🗣️ Making someone else remember your passwords.

How to manage your passwords:
🌟Use a password manager.

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Spain has sent its second payment request of €12 billion under the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

Next step ➡️ We will assess Spain's compliance with the milestones and targets required for this payment within two months.

#NextGenerationEU

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18 years ago...

Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia joined the EU.

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A first generation of citizens now entering adulthood have only known their country being in the EU!

#EUArchives

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The EU stands in solidarity with EU countries welcoming people fleeing the war.

We have paid €3.5 billion to support EU countries in offering food, accommodation, healthcare, education, jobs and more to people fleeing the war.

ℹ️europa.eu/!xV8jXf

#StandWithUkraine

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Which one do you use most?

Reply to explain. Boost for bigger sample.
(Sorry for the edit. I put metatext too.)

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Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues to cause civilian suffering and widespread destruction.

Yorgos, our expert for humanitarian aid, told us about the situation on the ground.

EU humanitarian aid in Ukraine → europa.eu/!wG64VJ

@eu_echo@twitter.com #StandWithUkraine

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It's bread day! My wife makes it. I love the smell of fresh homemade wheat bread. It evokes feelings of comfort, peace, and home.

Feeling very thankful and blessed to be able to work from home.

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I just discovered this! Awesome!

Rotary Un-Smartphone

skysedge.com/unsmartphones/ind

H/T to @bbbhltz for pointing me to teddit.net/r/dumbphones where I saw a link to this in a comment.

#tech #retro #DIY #oddware

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You can now read and engage with news and information about 🇪🇺 EU policies, in a privacy-focused environment and with no transfer of data outside the EU.

This initiative is part of an EU pilot for supporting and using social media platforms based on open-source software.

Follow us! 🙌

#EuropeanUnion #Mastodon #Fediverse

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