The EC/EU also realizes that they need to cooperate with open communities and innovative initiatives to achieve their goals.

And that these initiatives are often fighting uphill battle against Big Tech and need to be supported by funding and other forms of help.

Here @NGIZero is already playing a big role, and is central to many plans. But there will be other funds and grants too.

At we track all @activitypub dev opportunity.

E.g. at

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Part of the workshop will be focused on bringing to the

The just laid out their digital targets for 2030

Per 4 years they set their strategy

And for upcoming legislation i.e. EU Digital Services Act they look for standards, and we promote @activitypub for that in our SIG.

All this is where our align.


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If you are interested in helping, or want to suggest topics for discussion, then we invite you to join as a member.

This event is a great opportunity for evolution. The EC/EU itself is interested in making a move towards and pursues a set of values of being more respecting with and as principles.

We can help them get there!


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Dear and especially and tech enthusiasts amongst you ..

At we're preparing a great event in the form of two webinars and a workshop in April, for representatives of the European Commission.

The topics are and within the EU.

Interest for the event came from EC itself, who via @NGIZero - funder of many great AP projects - approached SocialHub to organize.

You can help prepare and certainly join the Event!

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