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Not only do these standards exist at IETF and W3C and Twitter has never played fair with them, these existing standards were partly designed/informed by folks who jumped ship from Twitter quite some time ago. Full circle, I guess. Meh!

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(at a Nintendo product development meeting, early 2003)

satoru iwata takes out a well used GBA. nobody in the room says a word. the tension is palpable.

satoru iwata takes out a second gba and with the force of a thousand suns, smashes it into the first gba, fusing both on an atomic level into a single object. the room erupts. reports of feelings of dizzyness and spontaneous euphoria from as far as 60 kilometers away.

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Who needs IPv6 when you can put ISP customers behind NAT and host the rest of the internet at a few centralized cloud providers!

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.org just sold for over a billion USD to a private equity company and one of the co-founders is the ex senior VP of ICANN

domainnamewire.com/2019/11/29/

in other words

🦀AFFORDABLE .ORG RENEWAL PRICES ARE almost certainly soon GONE🦀

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(Feeling absurdly refreshed after having slept for an hour.)

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Die CDU hat beschlossen, dass künftig öffentliche Software-Vergaben den Open-Source-Prinzipien folgen sollen. Die Partei übernimmt damit eine Forderung der FSFE.
Parteitagsbeschluss: CDU will Open Source als Standard in der Verwaltung - Golem.de
#PolitikRecht #OpenData #OpenSource
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Wonder how many rich assholes will be driving these ugly PS1 rendered DeLoreans around... 🤔

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Anytime someone on the #indieweb writes about using their own site with indieweb technologies to replace a siloed platform, the responses are always the same.

> This won't work because it requires technical knowledge.

> centralization is better for discoverability

> This doesn't have as many features.

The IndieWeb is still in a nascent stage. People are building the foundation carefully so we can expand on it to create a safe, private platform for everyone. This takes time.

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