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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!

@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

Installed on phone with no and made 91 contributions to

Good start to 2021.

Now for Planet of the Apes with family...


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

mostly followed this tutorial -

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.

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.


@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 🎉

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