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Using or developing #FOSS for research (any discipline) or investigative journalism ?

Open Research Tools and Technologies devroom seeks talks for conference.

Please consider applying before 1 dec 23:59!

#DataScience #DataJournalism #opendata

Amed Dicle, Roj TV :
“Senior ISIS Com. al-Shishani, responsible for thousands of murders, was arrested in Ukraine. He was on the frontline & got wounded in Kobane attack. It turned out that he has lived in Ukraine since 2018, and that Turkey received and treated this man before his leave for Ukraine.”

* Trump’s controversial calls to investigate the whistleblower, explained *
“ Laws protect whistleblowers from retribution, but not from the president. ”

A gigantic data leak from a white supremacist message board was posted onto the Internet Archive today.

Bellingcat published a guide on how to find, access, and interpret this data :

„ for
the crazy ones who believe they can change the world. For the people who take an active role in any revolution and push it forward. But not only do they push it, they also bring people with them—they inspire others to join the revolution. This is for the Data Rebels.“

Just in:
German "Reporter sans frontiere" is looking for a speaker for Internet Freedom
Details [ger]

Moin moin from
"Diffracting + Decentralisation: exploring collective asymmetry Hacking and Philosophy at Pa-f"

Meanwhile at the birds nest.
Jack speaking:
“We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. Why? A few reasons…”

Interested in attending or speaking #CopyleftConf this February in Brussels? Find our Director of Community Operations @bac at #OSSummit for encouragement, answers to your questions, etc.

If I put data in a remoteMagencStore what should be the Content-Type ?
//e.g. fetch spec:
body data type must match "Content-Type" header

Is it "magenc+" or "magnet+"
(or both ;) ?
def __repr__(self):
return f"magenc+{self.url}"

to [magnet+]

My most recent open source project:

Prevent short link services from tracking you and remove tracking parameters from the underlying urls.

You can 100% host it yourself and its #GPLv3

Now finalising datashardsJS but is there anything I could help with regarding THX ?

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