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Privacy International is a charity that has campaigned for the right to privacy since 1990. You can follow their official Fediverse account at:

➡️ @privacyint

They also have an official video account on their own PeerTube instance at:

➡️ @privacyint

Their website is at

#PrivacyInternational #PI #Privacy #Rights #HumanRights #NGO #NGOs #Charity #Charities #OnlinePrivacy #Videos #Activism #PeerTube #PeerTubers

Just logged into Shit... It's gonna be hard to choose between talks!
or Freeing Networks up next. Excellent line up

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In case you missed it, Google Play recently removed the @Tusky Mastodon app without proper explanation.

Tusky is one of the best Android Mastodon apps, with nothing controversial in it at all. It's quite disturbing that Google can and does act like this.

An alternative and much better way of getting Tusky onto your Android device is by using the independent FOSS app store @fdroidorg

You can find instructions for installing F-Droid here:

#FediTips #MastoTips #Tusky

After setting up instance at work, have been migrating my colleagues slowly away from google docs and finding the tools excellent for quick and simple collaboration

If you haven't checked them out, definitely recommended!

@Framasoft Merci beaucoup! Votre travail est vraiment class et trés important. Superb!

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Some UK asylum seekers have had their benefits cut because their 'Aspen Card’ purchases didn't conform to the Home Office’s idea of what they should buy.

Pls take 2 mins to tell Home Secretary Priti Patel to stop #StopSpyingOnAsylumSeekers

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#FOSDEM succeeded to run a online conference with over 8000 participants with completely #FreeSoftware (#OpenSource).

Big thanks to the #FOSDEM and the #Matrix team!

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Around 8000 clients in Myanmar/Burma are connected the Tor network. This does not count the users connected by bridges to Tor.

In Briar all communication goes through Tor, to protect your identity.
To circumvent censorship, Briar gives you access to bridges in case Tor is blocked by your ISP.

In case of internet shutdown, Briar can use Bluetooth and WiFi to pass on messages to your contacts.

Learn more about Briar here:

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Goodmorning !

As of today you can apply to my former job! 🎉🎉

Think selfhosted servers, IaaC (Ansible) virtualization (KVM, Ceph, Debian, Ubuntu), FOSS apps (Zimbra, Nextcloud, Rocketchat), and Linux Mint desktops.

Are you a and enthusiast AND a ? And are you based around ? Apply before Feb 23!

Mama Cash is the oldest feminist fund in the world. They support women’s, girl’s and trans groups all over the world. 🌍

Got 14 lenovo laptops with installed set up and distributed - with one year's free Wifi - to refugee rights activists in Belfast.

Two weeks in and 100% positive feedback!

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#Snowden and #Assange Deserve Pardons.

If the Assange prosecution is successful, it will set a dangerous precedent: that journalists can be prosecuted based on their interactions with sources who provide them with government secrets

Installed on phone with no and made 91 contributions to

Good start to 2021.

Now for Planet of the Apes with family...

"Self-testing indicates your ORPort is reachable from the outside. Excellent."

Satisfying log message!

Just finished setting up old as a bridge. Feels good to contribute and satisfying to have reached the technical capacity to be able to

Any ideas for using new on a cool project more than welcomed!

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The RIAA threw an October Surprise late last month when it sent a takedown demand to Github over Youtube-dl, a general purpose, lawful tool that allowed people to download Youtube videos.

The RIAA's position on this was downright bizarre. First, it asserted that the kind of obfuscation that Youtube uses to hide the download URLs for its videos were a form of DRM, illegal to bypass under Section 1201 of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act.


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After several months, @mobilizon is out!

It seems to be a very good fit in these times of protests when people need to self-organize to fight for their rights, away from large companies which can and have already censored them!

Have a look at the guided tour @Framasoft offers in their blog, it’s full of great ideas.

Congrats to them, I’m happy to support you financially, and it was well worth the wait 🎉

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Good news for "Public Money? #PublicCode !":

The city of Munich wants to soon start #FreeSoftware projects. First there shall be 5 projects published as #FreeSoftware and from end 2021 all own IT projects should be published as Free Software.

(DE: )

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What's your favorite open source on ?

I'm looking for recommendations on those with better features, both functionality and aesthetic features even if I'd have to donate a little something to the devs

Boosts are appreciated 😊

@Gina quick question if you don't mind?

Do you use a vnc server & client for remote desktop access for Mint machines? If so, which one? I've been trying tightvnc but not having much joy yet...


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