The audience award of this year's #BigBrotherAwards goes to … #Doctolib for their appointment scheduling portal for medical doctors which leaks personal information to third parties, breaking patient–doctor confidentiality.
Full laudation: bigbrotherawards.de/en/2021/he

It is closely followed by #Google who received the award in the new #WhatMakesMeReallyAngry category for recently exposed large-scale manipulations of the Internet #adtech market, for starving creators and the media, and for dispossessing our digital personalities.
Full laudation: bigbrotherawards.de/en/2021/wh
#BBA21

The Newsletter for May 2021 is out!

Read this month's XMPP news on project, clients, server, libraries and the XEP editor work. Thanks to everyone contributing!

Enjoy reading! 📰 ☕
xmpp.org/2021/05/newsletter-05

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Onion-routed ✓
E2EE-by-default ✓
No phone number required ✓

There is only one private messaging app which ticks all of these boxes.

We are that messaging app.

#GetSession

Serious #app 🌧️ at @fdroidorg again today: 50 updates and 9 new apps:

* SagerNet: a modular proxy toolchain with 5 of its modules
* DeepL: a client for the translation service of the same name
* QuickWeather: Wheather at a glance, world-wide
* SMS Import / Export: Backup & Restore your short messages

Enjoy your #Android #foss #apps from #fdroid :awesome:

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