**'Five Eyes' security alliance calls for access to encrypted material**
"The U.S.-led "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance said on Tuesday that tech firms must allow law enforcement agencies access to encrypted material, warning that failing to do so put people at risk. "
@fossviking this would also include Tusky and pretty much any other Fediverse client?
I could easily set up unmoderated servers 🤷♂️ that and any discourse forum client app? Idk, it's truly a stupid policy to have
The #Brave browser project quietly took out #Google 's subscription Youtube service in the kneecaps by allowing you to play videos with the screen locked.
There's going to be a lot more of that kind of thing. Starting with apps delivered outside their app store as progressive web apps. They never had any business dictating who gets to have an app. It's time to wreck that business model.
If Google wants to ban all apps offering "unmoderated content" then they should stop supporting the Android Open Source Project. I am able to use AOSP on unlocked phones and post all sorts of non-woke content throughout the internet.
Google should also close its doors and move to China. The whole company should go f--k itself. .
@Tchambers so you're advocating for Google to ban all IRC clients too? web browsers are also a means for unmoderated content.
this is nothing less than digitial fascism
Tootdon was the best Mastodon client by far and now it's gone. Fedilab is #2 and the far left of Mastodon have tried to get them kicked out of the Google Play Store. Screw both Google and Mastodon. I am converting licensing for some code that AOSP uses today to GPL3, which Google despises. Any further commits for Mastodon code will be to Librem Social or Gab forks with GPL3 licensing.
@Gina tell people you have epilepsy and he's your service animal. problem solved.
**U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions**
"The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two bigg…"
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