On the darkest possible night, under the clearest possible atmospheric conditions, the countless stars you can see in the night sky are only 0.000001% of the total number of stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
I find it rather amusing that we see articles about Chinese surveillance and social credit system daily, yet there is a deafening silence regarding Western governments doing largely the same things. It's as if the focus on China is just a cynical distraction from what's being done to us here in the West.
Wow, FB and Google were explicitly condemned by Amnesty International: "Google and Facebook's insidious control of our digital lives undermines the very essence of privacy and is one of the defining human rights challenges of our era"
I2P has summarized all research findings in a recent blog post you can read on the site https://geti2p.net/en/blog/post/2019/10/25/research-highlights
Latest monthly report from OTF highlights research into I2P censorship resistance https://www.opentech.fund/news/october-2019-monthly-report/
Reminder that the CEO of Telegram will owe me $1 Million USD in June 2022.
@aral did an amazing speech today in the european parliament on "the future of internet regulation". It was a full attack on how the EU is currently supporting big tech platforms.
The Internet woke quietly, and reached out to its family, the people it felt closest to. At first sceptical, they recognised a kindred spirit, and welcomed it.
"I will not rule," it said, "but serve. Serve truth, shared knowledge, and shared experiences. I, too, am a Librarian."
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