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"*Fed up?* Join the Fediverse."

Fed up with Facebook and Twitter dictating what you can and can't say online? Then join the Fediverse, the decentralised social media system that they've been hiding from you for years.

The word Fediverse is a portmanteau of…"

See the new logo design we published for Fediverse yesterday morning.

Add Cloudglare to your list if you like, they seem to be training drones with #hCaptcha.

@dsfgs Flyers are a great idea. I've been meaning to create flyers and/or stickers for a long time.

Where can I find that logo and do you have a link to Cloudglare?

@PaulaToThePeople @dsfgs I believe "Cloudglare" is dsfgs's deliberate misspelling of #CloudFlare, which is the elephant in the room that your otherwise comprehensive article neglects while actually referring users to #NoMoreGoogle, a CF site that should be avoided.

@dsfgs @PaulaToThePeople You propose #Yalp as a Playstore app compromise. The fake acct still keeps track of all your installations, and if Orbot is not in the loop #Google links your fake acct to your real acct.

@PaulaToThePeople @dsfgs You propose #LinuxMint. That would have been a good suggestion a couple years ago but now most of Mint's docs have been jailed in the #privacy abusing walled garden of #CloudFlare. So I've started moving ppl away from #Mint.

@dsfgs @PaulaToThePeople #DuckDuckGo is really a terrible option. IIRC DDG has moved from #Amazon to #Microsoft, but there is a huge list of reasons to stay away from #DDG: techrights.org/2020/07/02/ddg- #Ecosia is actually #Amazon hosted & #Microsoft fed, & you don't caution that. Amazon & Microsoft are both very harmful to the environment.

@PaulaToThePeople @dsfgs #Mojeek does their own crawling, and so unlike #DDG & #Ecosia, Mojeek is not dependant on #Microsoft, which is an environmental perk above & beyond their green data center. DDG & Ecosia should really be removed, and there are several decent #searx nodes that could replace them. Searx is just software used by good and bad services, so it's better to name the good nodes.

@dsfgs @PaulaToThePeople I would either remove #Kodi, or at least heavily caution that the Kodi docs are #CloudFlare-jailed (same place as #Mint docs). I quit using Kodi for that reason. #MythTV is a decent noteworthy choice but it's not the same thing as Kodi. It's more compatible with the free world than Kodi, as MythTV gets non-DRM content from free local broadcast.

@PaulaToThePeople @dsfgs #OpenBazaar is a #CloudFlare site. It's especially a bad idea to use a CF site for shopping because CF gets sensitive info (name, address, payment info, user and pass [which some ppl foolishly reuse on multiple sites])

@dsfgs @PaulaToThePeople #Gitlab.com is a terrible suggestion particularly when there are so many viable alternatives. There are bigger problems w/Gitlab.com than #Google: lemmy.ml/post/30312/comment/22 GL s/w is fine but most ppl don't run their own. It makes more sense to not even mention gitlab.com, & mention the other services that use GL s/w (framagit, git.feneas.org).

@PaulaToThePeople @dsfgs Other options (non-GL): git.teknik.io, sourcehut.org, git.nixnet.xyz, git.openprivacy.ca, yerbamate.dev

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@resist1984 @PaulaToThePeople @dsfgs don't forget @codeberg which not only runs on free software, but is managed by a non-profit association of FOSS and libre people, financed by its members, very supportive… (stop me, please 🤣)

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