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Suggested activities for today if you live in #Luxembourg:

14:00 March against #Article11 #Article13 of the #CopyrightDirective at Place de l'Europe in Kirchberg

15:30 Introduction to Python development at level2.lu

See you there.

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RT @sotm
The call for State of the Map 2019 #sotm academic track is now open until: 10th May 2019. Read more: 2019.stateofthemap.org/calls/a 

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Tak už je to tu, česká #Wikipedia nejede. Každý si může vyzkoušet, jak mu tato encyklopedie (ne)chybí. Protože pokud projde #směrnice o autorských právech, může být #šmitec nejen s Wikipedií, ale i s webem tak, jak ho známe. Pište europoslancům!

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#Geofabrik is joining #Wikipedia, OpenStreetMap.de & many others by blacking out their download.geofabrik.de web site for a day to make people aware of the threat that #artikel13 of the planned #EU #copyright directive poses for #OpenStreetMap. #uploadfilter #SaveYourInternet

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Protests are being planned across Europe for 23 March against Articles 11 and 13. Find one near you or create your own demonstration: savetheinternet.info/demos

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Request from a reader:

Are there good free open alternatives to Google's #recaptcha?

It is very difficult to avoid recaptchas as so many sites seem to rely on them. It would be nice to have alternatives people could suggest to websites.

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In the autumn of 2018, there was an exhibition at "Stalin" on Letná exploring the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic since the founding of the former in 1918. As a part of the exhibition, a wall was built around the Metronome sited where the largest statue in the world, of Stalin, once stood. The metronome itself stood motionless for this time, its counterweight boxed in.
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Today is World Day Against Cyber . The story of ProtonMail user Natalya Radina serves as a powerful reminder of why we must fight for online freedom: protonmail.com/blog/lifetime-a

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dnešnímu počasí už chybí jen žraločí tornádo

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Pokus o domaci precliky. Nebyly spatne, ale priste mozna radeji ze stejneho testa housky...

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Whenever some venture capitalist or Singularity University lobbyist or Silicon Valley tech bro mentions “exponential growth” or “accelerating growth” just look them straight in the eye, say “tumour”, and walk away.

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EU*: let's learn from Brexit by reforming.
also EU*: let's prepare for the European elections in May by breaking the internet for the people who actually know how to use it and not be used by it.

* and/or Macron

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RT @Senficon

Breaking: @ManfredWeber and the @EPPGroup want the vote on #Article13 and the Copyright Directive moved ahead to next week to pre-empt the #SaveYourInternet/#StopACTA2 protests! We need a public outcry to stop this!

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