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How Shoddy Reporting and Anti-Russian Propaganda Coerced Ecuador to Silence Julian Assange

theintercept.com/2018/04/20/ho

by @Shidash@twitter and @ggreenwald@twitter

A story of news, fake news, fake-fake news, and the ones who create and instrumentalize them...

#EssentialRead #Propaganda #StandForAssange

How @kdecommunity developers described their work on projects last week? (40 most popular words in commit subjects during the time period: 09/04 - 15/04)

Used my recovery day to do a little geek tinkering, and now my calendar and contact list are being served up to my phone via nextcloud rather than Google.

I like to post about this stuff not just because it interests me, but I feel like people need to hear that these sorts of privacy enhancing shenanigans are possible for less technical users.

I'm not an IT person. At best I'm an enthusiast that can read documentation. I got it done, maybe you can too.

#saidtheclown
#nextcloud

Searching words like 'falcon', 'late' or 'digital' in a repository search engine? The results are not what you might expect :)

Are you curious about the @kdecommunity projects that received the most commits in the past ten days? (time window: 28/03 - 07/04, top 10 projects only)

Let me introduce you to Glosbit, a simple touch friendly dictionary application, created for Plasma Mobile.

Since I have no access to a real device running Plasma Mobile, I would be glad if someone with access to such a device tested Glosbit and provided feedback.

You may download it from KDE Store: store.kde.org/p/1224454/

and report any issues or provide general feedback either on KDE Store or Github:

github.com/dimkard/glosbit

Since:

Grindr Is Letting Other Companies See User HIV Status And Location Data
buzzfeed.com/azeenghorayshi/gr

Think twice before sharing your personal data with any dating app.

You may check this article for valuable advice:

Data and Dating: Who Else Wants Your Love?
ourdataourselves.tacticaltech.

¿Y si probamos un canal de comunicación libre?
Tenemos una sala pública en #Matrix.
El ID es #maratonlinuxero:matrix.org
Pásate y prueba.

Interested in a meet-up in Athens? Let's discuss it at -el (matrix, irc or telegram)

Time to share an #eff article!

Ever heard of #cloudact? When you follow me, for sure, spend some time today talking about it.

It'll kill our privacy and yes, this includes the fediverse. It basically makes every company/community based in the US but maybe with servers outside, unusable. including #AWS, #digitalocean, and so on.

Let's hope for a better future. Thanks EFF for your work! It becomes more important every day!

eff.org/deeplinks/2018/03/resp

Bhushan Shah executes Plasma Mobile on devices running up-to-date mainline kernels. Opens the door to using community-supported, more modern and secure Linux kernels on off-the-shelf mobile devices.

blog.bshah.in/2018/03/26/plasm

Δεν υπάρχει κανένας λόγος να απολογείται το facebook επειδή – ακολουθώντας πιστά το επιχειρηματικό του μοντέλο - έβγαλε κέρδος πουλώντας τα προσωπικά μας δεδομένα

Facebook: Lo sentimos, hemos vendido sus datos personales.
Usuario: En general, ¿cómo ganan dinero?
Facebook: Con sus datos personales.
Usuario: ...

is not an accident. Such a kind of platform is just another "Defective by Design" example. and join decentralized platforms! Photo: By fsf.org , CC BY-SA 3.0