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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!

nlb.ie/blog/2021-01-ppr_refuge

@pm been running minus on my android device for last fortnight. A thing of beauty

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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

theintercept.com/2020/12/23/as

Installed on phone with no and made 91 contributions to

Good start to 2021.

Now for Planet of the Apes with family...

@vesperto

you can configure the amount of bandwidth and max traffic to suit your own set up

mostly followed this tutorial - github.com/mricon/tor-relay-bo

and had to forward ports from home router.

is working so far anyways!

"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!

@JackBlack had to eat them to make them go away

@elbeejay I stay away from the noise. The instance is great. Read some of the toots & threads, follow interests and ask questions. Build your experience from there. That's how I've enjoyed it. Tons of decent spuds here!

@elbeejay Welcome! Enjoy it. Take time to explore and find some interesting follows

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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.

pluralistic.net/2020/10/28/tru

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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@utahcon been using to put RSS feeds onto my e-reader. Bed time reading sorted. My game changer...

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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 🎉

framablog.org/2020/10/27/photo

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