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I was just informed that starting tomorrow we'll have online schooling because of... Yeah, I don't think I have to say why.

Schools have a tendency to be quite technically illiterate so I'm a bit worried about how this will work out, especially for my older teachers.

We'll see how this goes.

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CryptPad v3.16.0 (Quagga) features the long-awaited author colors functionality in our markdown/code editor, along with our regular bug fixes, server optimizations, and UI polish.

Try it now on cryptpad.fr and read more on GitHub: github.com/xwiki-labs/cryptpad

#privacy

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Google and Apple are building contact tracing into Android and iOS, I'm worried:
- Interfaces for government agencies
- "most data" (!) processed locally on the users' devices
Very vague and not verifiable for the user.

My recommendation: Use free Android alternatives like LineageOS!

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The Commission is seeking your feedback on how our "privacy gold standard", the #GDPR, is working out: ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-r

Some comments on the lack of enforcement would be useful.

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@gnome and KDE deepen their commitment to work together and unveil KNOME, a new desktop that brings users the best of both worlds:

knome.org

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Calling all teachers! LibreOffice is a great choice for schools and education – it's free and open source, compatible with Microsoft Office, and you don't have to worry about license fees, subscriptions or software audits. Learn more: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

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RT @EuropeanPirates@twitter.com

#Pirates remain dedicated to ensure fair access for everyone to any vaccine developed in Europe. Neither U.S. president, nor any other world leader should misuse its potential for own selfish interests! #COVID19 theguardian.com/world/2020/mar

🐦🔗: twitter.com/EuropeanPirates/st

I was just informed that starting tomorrow we'll have online schooling because of... Yeah, I don't think I have to say why.

Schools have a tendency to be quite technically illiterate so I'm a bit worried about how this will work out, especially for my older teachers.

We'll see how this goes.

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Worried about #Coronavirus? Don't forget about the traditionally greatest risks to your health and
✅eat healthy
✅avoid excessive drinking
✅quit smoking
✅exercise regularly, avoid overweight
#covid19

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#2280 "2010 and 2020" 

2030: "I just bought a house for one bitcoin. No, it's the equivalent of a dollar. Houses are often transferred for a nominal fee because the buyer is taking responsibility for containing the holo-banshees in the attic."
xkcd.com/2280/

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In times of emergency measures deeply affecting our lives, our action should be driven by reason, not fear.

Be vigilant and make sure our fundamental rights and liberties are respected!
#coronavirus #COVID19

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Conclusions of LIBE visit to the US:

More than "#PrivacyShield" needs to be done to provide the adequate level of data protection for EU citizens.

FTC fine on #Facebook not sufficient to prevent similar incidents reoccurring in the future.
europarl.europa.eu/unitedstate

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@EuropeanPirates@twitter.com @Senficon@twitter.com Great to meet @senficon@twitter.com today at Harvard University!

With her help Members of the European Parliament discussed with Internet academics (@BKCHarvard@twitter.com) about algorithm transparency and ethics including #FaceSurveillance and #uploadfilters.

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RT @914Kallekalle@twitter.com

Daglig påminnelse att Copyswede tar 3kr/gb för lagringsutrymmet på din mobil. En mobil med 512gb blir därför 1500kr dyrare i Sverige. Helt utan anledning.

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How every Linux user thinks 

After many months I've *finally* got everything working just the way I like it 😊

*five minutes later*

I'm bored now. Ooh! That new distro looks interesting... maybe I should try it 🤔

*an hour later*

THIS IS AMAZING I HAVE SO MANY THINGS TO TWEAK NOW 🤩

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The US uses algorithms to subject people to interrogation at the border. Official says "low double-digit" rate of false positives can be acceptable.

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RT @zandra_hedlund@twitter.com

Nästan på årsdagen av 1177-skandalen, har alltså Riksdagen beslutat att Polisen ska få installera virus i privatpersoners mobiler och datorer. Detta m hjälp av säkerhetshål i programvara, vilket möjliggör att tusentals riskerar att utsättas för identitetsstölder och bedrägerier.

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