Please stop handing Google your users' data by using Google Forms. There's a fine alternative: Nextcloud Forms. Keep your data on your own server!

#privacy #GDPR
nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-f

@opensuse has a lot of project's for the #gsoc this year - 101.opensuse.org/🤞we get selected as a mentor organization this year.

The Tor Project is hiring for two roles:

* Software Developer for the Anti-Censorship Team

* Metrics Data Architect

Now is the chance to join a group of passionate folks committed to fostering internet freedom worldwide.

torproject.org/about/jobs/

We're considering outdoor cameras -- after lots of deliberation and hesitation. We generally don't like security cameras due to privacy and human rights concerns.

Do you have suggestions for wireless camera systems that do not upload or store video or audio to the cloud? We've found two good wired systems from Swann and Lorex that meet all our needs, but wiring them up can be labour-intensive and/or expensive.

Thanks for your help!

By becoming a member of EFF you support leading technologists, expert lawyers, and grassroots activists in the fight to protect our digital rights. Help our mission by becoming a member today! eff.org/EFF30

There is no such thing as a backdoor that only lets the good guys in. Together with Tresorit, @threemaapp and Tutanota, we are calling on EU policy makers to rethink anti-encryption proposals that would introduce backdoors in encryption platforms: protonmail.com/blog/joint-stat

An organisation completely devoid of any principles what so ever, targets far right users with ads for combat gear.

This company must be broken up and regulated.

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Whether you're wanting to learn how to package or already know, here is a wonderful guide on what has changed and how to get you started with @opensuse packaging today - news.opensuse.org/2020/11/23/n

Nation state hackers have had a nearly singular focus since the COVID-19 began -- development.

Now, as several western vaccines complete trials, hackers' focus is shifting to vaccine production and distribution.

"Hackers 'try to steal vaccine secrets in intellectual property war'"

theguardian.com/world/2020/nov

"Russian cyber-attack spree shows what unrestrained internet warfare looks like"

"US indictment of operatives, accused of launching several attacks, gives a detailed account of how they went about their business"

theguardian.com/technology/202

"We need to rethink social media before it's too late. We've accepted a Faustian bargain"

"A business model that alters the way we think, act, and live our lives has us heading toward dystopia"

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

"British Columbia pioneers programme to offer safer alternatives to street drugs"

"The Canadian province, facing an epidemic of overdoses, is expanding ‘safer supply’ guidelines to let nurses prescribe opioids"

theguardian.com/world/2020/sep

I thought some of you might be interested in a collaboration I am working on! Check out openarthistories.ca/

#lida101 #oer #oep #openarthistories

"Beating Private Mode Blockers with an Ephemeral Profile" by Eric Lawrence textslashplain.com/2020/08/11/

Good overview of how websites detect private mode and how you can avoid it.

Connect with people from around the world and learn new things at #Akademy2020. There is still time to register! Sign-up now and check out the program. We can’t wait to see you there!
akademy.kde.org/2020/register

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"A Dutch public broadcaster got rid of targeted digital ads—and its revenues went up" 

"the main Dutch public broadcaster… found that ads served to users who opted out of cookies were bringing in as much or more money as ads served to users who opted in."

"The results were so strong that as of January 2020, NPO simply got rid of advertising cookies altogether…"

wired.com/story/can-killing-co

"Germany plans to dim lights at night to save insects"

msn.com/en-us/news/technology/

Maybe we'll get to see more stars at night as a result of this as well?

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