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Giving kids Chromebooks in schools is like serving them candy for lunch. It’s something you’d do if you were either clueless or hated their guts.

What I’m trying to say is stop normalising surveillance in schools, you absolute muppets.

"Navigating Digital Identity in Political Economies" being streamed on radicalxchange.org/#tv ..

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Clean Up The Web!

cleanuptheweb.org

New:

- Italian translation by Alain Mauri (github.com/wildeng)

- VSCod(ium) code tour for translators by Tomas Ekeli (github.com/TomasEkeli) who also wrote the Norwegian translation

- French translation improvement by goofy-mdn (github.com/goofy-mdn)

Thank you all :) 💕

#CleanUpTheWeb

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Folks who have security because they work at surveillance capitalists, to me, a person living precariously on the last of their personal funds while working to create alternatives to it: “not everyone has the privilege to not work at a surveillance capitalist, y’know!”

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“Italian watchdog fines Facebook 7 million euros over improper data use”

It took Facebook a little over 42 minutes to make that much money in 2020.

Source: macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/

inkl.com/a/aZPQxEsAxrA

#SurveillanceCapitalism #regulation #DataProtection #farce

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RT @rabble@twitter.com

Google's blocking @element_hq@twitter.com from google play appstore... preventing French, German, UK and US governments plus thousands of companies and universities because somebody said something in a chat room that they run on their own servers. THIS IS INSANE! element.io/blog/element-on-goo

🐦🔗: twitter.com/rabble/status/1355

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Video with captions and transcripts for last night’s live stream now up on our site.

A brilliant discussion with our lovely guests about how to fund work that’s for the commons.

small-tech.org/videos/small-is

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Extinction is a scary word, let’s call it “the singularity” instead.

#ExponentialGrowth

Still learning about the heady mixture of Microsoft and open source...

Time to switch to vscodium.com ?

@robert.best
Hi Robert, thanks for connecting, I just followed you

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"Long the bane of remote workers, #Zoom is equipped with numerous settings that even many of its longtime users may not know about. Take, for example, the "attendee #attention tracking" feature."
#privacy
#SurveillanceCapitalism
mashable.com/article/zoom-conf

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Do you help run a federated or decentralised service in Europe -- or know someone who does? Please pass this link on. It's the application to meet politicians to discuss how the EU's copyright filters (Article 13/17) will be implemented. I worry about a backroom deal struck between Facebook/Google that excludes the next generation of open Net services: ec.europa.eu/digital-single-ma .. Please speak up!

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