A common feature of totalitarian regimes is that citizens should treat other citizens as potential dissidents and, when needed, tell them on.

In other news, "Amazon and other companies offer a high-speed digital mechanism by which people can make snap judgements about who does, and who does not, belong in their neighborhood, and summon police to confront them."


Well, I did some research on the status of the ecosystem on both repos - and play.

On F-Droid there is Phone Track, Nextcloud SMS and OCReader - I did not find any of them on Google Play. On the other side, Google Play offers Nextcloud News and maintained versions of Passwords and Bookmarks.

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Unfortunately, the official narrative in Greece is that our country is under attack; attacked by poor people that hope for a better future, trying to leave poverty and war behind. Worse yet, this narrative is adopted by a large part of the population.

Nevertheless, some folks have opted to be on the right side of history.

Industrialized Militaries Are a Bigger Part of the Climate Emergency Than You Know

"...we have been killing, dying, and polluting to ensure our access to the same toxic resource most responsible for our climate disruption."

Total and ExxonMobil -two of the companies that are going to drill in the Ionian Sea and Crete- have contributed 54,25 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent since 1965. Both companies, spend $70m every year on lobbying to delay, control or block policies to tackle climate change, according to the Guardian.



When you expect something like this:
But since the dream of growth and investments on tourism has come true, you find this kind of vandalism...

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"There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary and those who don't"

After the initial joke, the episode covers interesting topics, like data monopolies, GDPR, China's social credit system, AI algorithms biases, and measures for a more democratic digital world.

Why Are Young People Pretending to Love Work?

"It’s not difficult to view hustle culture as a swindle. After all, convincing a generation of workers to beaver away is convenient for those at the top."

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