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Because of the #youtube ban, #blender foundation is now testing #peertube as a video distribution model video.blender.org/

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The logo contest is now closed, and the winning logo has been chosen. Thank you to all the participants!

More information here: github.com/dansup/pixelfed/iss

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We understand it may not be realistic for everyone to #deleteFacebook.

For added protection, you can visit Facebook at their .onion site using Tor Browser: t.co/Zvdp5CScZ9 #darkweb

Learn more about how Tor Browser can protect you: blog.torproject.org/dont-let-f twitter.com/torproject/status/ source: twitter.com/torproject/status/

With what is becoming, it is yet another of many reasons to switch to the upcoming @Purism -based

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is trending and it's deserved cc @dansup

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So many sites do:

“Here are cookie, advertising, tracking policies. Here is an OK button.”

After not clicking the ok button but attempting to continue:

“You must agree to our tracking policy”

That is explicitly not allowed/illegal under GDPR.

American companies including the Washington Post really have a damn hard time wrapping their head around that an agreement means you can decline to agree to it, and GDRP says refusing to be tracked is not grounds for a site to refuse service.

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If your site does not have basic functionality without Javascript or insecure HTTP connections, you've failed yourself, and should go back to school. It's not that hard to build sites that aren't shitty.

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If you're a medical professional and you refuse to perform a perfectly legal task requested by your patient, like birth control prescriptions, vaccinations, abortions, assisted death, etc... you shouldn't be a medical professional.

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And here is an icosahedron in its natural habitat

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Don't let anyone rent space in your head unless they are a good tenant.

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Noooooooo! Why would anyone do this UI???

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Internet, 2002; claiming that you're over 18 so that websites will let you in.

Internet, 2018: claiming that you're under 16 and in the EU so that websites cannot track your data

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"The really big data brokers - firms such as Acxiom, Experian, Quantium, Corelogic, eBureau, ID Analytics - can hold as many as 3,000 data points on every consumer, says the US Federal Trade Commission."

bbc.com/news/business-43697133

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"The Right to Repair has been hotly debated in recent months... Most major tech companies, including Apple and Microsoft, are opposed to the idea of letting users fix their own devices on the grounds that it poses a security risk to users."

theverge.com/platform/amp/2018