Vaccine Passports and Pandemic Racism https://points.datasociety.net/vaccine-passports-and-health-racism-7e494e29bd9b
Here is the list of MEPs voted against #chatcontrol that allows e-mail and chat surveillance by the service providers.
🚨🇬🇧 Majority of the European Parliament allows e-mail, messaging and chat providers to search all private messages for allegedly illegal material and report to the police (#chatcontrol). We will take legal action.
Read all about it here:
Have you ever tried to explain to your "plastic straw environmentalists" friends what meaningful action against climate change may be - and failed?
If they listen to podcasts, I suggest that you share this episode with them.
It covers topics like "green washing" by big corporates, the net zero trap, green consumerism, and the fallacy of (just) individual action against climate change.
Launch of Mobilize.Berlin, an alternative platform to Facebook for events organizers and artists in Berlin.
Mobilize.Berlin is a decentralized and community owned platform based on the open source software @mobilizon (by @Framasoft). It is part of the @fediverse network and thus connected to other decentralized social media such as Mastodon, Peertube, Pixelfed..
@AntennaPod a great #FLOSS #PodCatcher for #Android has joined the #Fediverse. 😊 🎉 We'd like to extend a warm welcome. 💕 So if you love #Podcasts and #FreeSoftware you might want to take a look at #AntennaPod. Although we suspect most of you know the project already anyway. 😉
It is fun to upload your photo to that server and think you live the life of your avatar.
When media and marketing say it is fun to investigate if you are a descendant of Vikings or whatever, you will be happy to share your DNA as well.
"Your Consumer DNA Test Could Get Your Distant Cousin Convicted of a Crime"
You may have nothing to hide, but your distant cousin may be an #lgbt living in an county under an authoritarian regime. What about them?
You may trust your county's police and judiciary system. Your distant cousin may have valid reasons not to do so.
After all, caring for your privacy is not just about you but it is about others privacy. But who cares?
Some exciting news about #owncast!
Contributing to free software requires privilege. Even regular contributors might sometimes find themselves without it.
Time, focus and money. You might find yourself lacking in one of these at various points in your life.
While software projects from startups move like streams, most free software projects move like glaciers. They move slowly but they keep moving for decades.
Being away from a project doesn't mean you have to give it up. You can join back later.
Free software contributor and digital rights advocate
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