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What do you think about using Jami as a decentralized, secure messaging tool for communication when an authoritarian regime tries to cut the whole nation away from the Internet?

jami.net/

I guess we better prepare options now, before it's too late and we can't communicate with our Russian and Ukrainian friends any more...

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Happened to search on #YouTube mobile web instead of on #NewPipe for once and look at the number of ads

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You use a #FreeSoftware OS. From what age does a computer "gets old" for you?

#oldcomputers #retrocomputing

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It is possible that the fate of Switter is the fate of the fediverse. Governments may try to legislate it away, since it's something they can't easily control. But I'm fairly optimistic that alternatives to bigtech will continue to exist in one form or another, even if we have to go back to BBS systems.

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„I have closed my other generative art projects on Github and won't be sharing new ones as open source to protect me from the NFT community.”

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github.com/marceloprates/prett

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@digitalcourage Vielen Dank für Euer Netzfundstück, dem knapp 3 1/2 minütigen Video zu #ReclaimYourFace

digitalcourage.video/w/bmBXBcN

Eine wirklich super Darstellung über die Gefahren der biometrischen #Massenüberwachung!

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"The price of reliability is the pursuit of the utmost simplicity. It is a price which the very rich find most hard to pay."

– C.A.R. Hoare

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Oh, and #Google rejects apps because they state they are free/libre? Or rather because they "use Google Translate incorrectly"? A story how Gogle constantly messes up, keeping devs from improving their apps as they have to focus on non-existent "compliance issues":

sylviavanos.nl/blog/2021/12/24

And Sylvia isn't the only one experiencing this. Ask @ConnyDuck (Tusky) for example. And I'm pretty sure you'll find many more examples…

#GooglePlay #monopoly #messingUp #incompetence

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If you are a translator for Tusky, now is a really good time to check your language in the beta release and update it to make sure the Tusky 16.0 release gets as polished as possible!
weblate.tusky.app/

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