How it started... How it's going. #DeleteFacebook

Facebook & Google’s conception of privacy is really security, which are not the same. It’s "we’ll try to make sure hackers can’t get the data on our servers, but we’ll continually mine it for profit ourselves." 🙄

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

Calling smartphone equipped teenagers 'digital natives' is a mistake because a smartphone makes you a consumer rather than a native of anything.

If you want a child to become a digital native give them an actual computer instead of a corporate controlled and curated consumer device.

I started compiling my list of where to buy DRM-free ebooks in 2013.

Today, it includes 279 bookshops and was last updated on 17th of January, 2021.

Break free from the monopolies, and find your next favourite bookshop, ebook or author today!

Libreture.com/bookshops

"In a recent update, the Raspberry Pi Foundation installed a Microsoft apt repository on all machines running Raspberry Pi OS (previously known as Raspbian) without the administrator’s knowledge."

teddit.net/r/linux/comments/lb

RT @welcomewords@twitter.com

If a monkey hoarded more bananas than it could eat, while most of the other monkeys starved, scientists would study that monkey to figure out what the heck was wrong with it. When humans do it, we put them on the cover of Forbes.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/welcomewords/statu

"Growth, where it no longer serves a purpose beyond the accumulation of more growth — in the form of investors’ returns, company coffers and the personal wealth of founders — is worshipped. And the cost is astronomical."

joanwestenberg.medium.com/dont

Every trillion-dollar corporation, every billionaire, is a failure of humanity.

RT @ShaanVP@twitter.com

If you're out of the loop - this is the (hilarious) story of a subreddit (wall street bets) taking down a multi-billion dollar hedge fund... get your popcorn ready 🍿

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ShaanVP/status/135

Rocketeer, my Gemini browser for iOS is now in public beta! (boosts appreciated)

Follow the instructions here to join: https://testflight.apple.com/join/LAs1URxM

If you have any issues or feedback (positive or negative), please let me know! You can message me here, send me an email (me at shadowfacts.net), or open an issue on the project issue tracker: https://git.shadowfacts.net/shadowfacts/Gemini/issues.


Rocketeer app screenshots

USpol free-speech deplatforming :firefoxnew: 

Incendiary title, great reasons. Mozilla makes a good point.
blog.mozilla.org/blog/2021/01/

RT @Schwarzenegger@twitter.com

My message to my fellow Americans and friends around the world following this week's attack on the Capitol.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Schwarzenegger/sta

RT @Cris_Grandi@twitter.com

For those wondering if it’s worth impeaching @realDonaldTrump@twitter.com, it means he:
1) loses his 200k+ pension for the rest of his life
2) loses his 1 million dollar/year travel allowance
3) loses lifetime full secret service detail
4) loses his ability to run in 2024
#TrumpOut

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Cris_Grandi/status

Poor Mark was upset about the *country wide* mob violence that was actually organized on his own platform because he and his management team refuse to enforce the TOS on right wing groups. Poor Mark. Then he shut discussions about the coup attempt down too buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanma…

Possibly an argument for inheritance tax of 95% like in japan. Even coupled with an exemption for everything below 50Mill € would be ok. Also an argument for much more. mkorostoff.github.io/1-pixel-w #wealthdistribution

I am sorry that this happens to her. I would not have expected this behaviour from the @fsfe and I am shocked.
I am waiting for a response of them or Matthias @kirschner.

That’s not what I thought the FSFE stands for.

"I took FSFE to court" by malinagalina
write.as/malinagalina/i-took-f

RT @sedyst@twitter.com

You know the European Cloud to enable sovereign data infrastructures is on an incredible path to miss its main objective when a company founded by Peter Thiel and invested into by the CIA is there to build it since Day 1! 🤦‍♀️ twitter.com/PalantirTech/statu

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sedyst/status/1340

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