The EARN IT Act is aiming at destroying encryption. We must take action now: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/earn-it-barr-encryption
#Huawei testing its own search app in challenge to Google https://technode.com/2020/03/03/huawei-testing-rival-to-googles-search-app-on-android-phones/ The more options the better #degoogle #ungoogle
Interesting: Baidu tops California’s new self-driving report: https://technode.com/2020/02/28/baidu-tops-californias-new-self-driving-report/
How To Type Natively In Chinese In Linux #chinese #linux #learnchinese
Finally! ... It feels good. #xmpp
I'm going to re-start posting on my blog (in spanish), but this time writing more about libre software, privacy and webdev. I just published: F-Droid, la alternativa a google play. https://blogandweb.com/3383
AT&T is blocking Tutanota in some US regions. As AT&T has not fixed the issue after more than two weeks, we are reaching out publicly in the hope of getting the attention of the right people at AT&T. Read more on our blog: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/att-blocks-tutanota #netneutrality
#Cryptoleaks The WP story on the CIA's secret ownership of Swiss crypto company Crypto AG provides some insight on why they are nervous about Huawei. Not because Huawei will have backdoors, but rather than they won't be in control of them. The CIA/NSA has been using Cisco, Verizon, Facebook, and others to datamine possible sources and Huawei could make that more difficult.
How to jailbreak a Kindle: https://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=320564 Most of the old firmwares support jailbreak via software but some need hardware modifications.
Facebook was designed when privacy-by-design was a foreign word. Just asking Facebook to implement privacy protections is futile, we need something better: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/facebook-privacy-scandal
This morning I quickly built an Android app that allows to handle Twitter and YouTube links to transform them into #Nitter and #Invidious links. Then it delegates the action to another app of your device.
It's open source.
The app is ready to be published on #Fdroid but I will proceed to more tests. You can use the debug apk.
 - Links in all other apps (mailbox, text message, from browser, etc.)
#Bolivia has the largest lithium deposits on Earth.
Evo Morales began nationalizing the lithium like he did with the natural gas before he was toppled in a US-backed coup.
This is not a “victory for democracy”. It’s an assault on a predominantly indigenous nation’s sovereignty.
Reshared from @sahouraxo
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