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Who wants a decentralised github?

No servers or self hosting, no third parties.

Written in Rust!

Let us know what you'd like:

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Amazon had sales income of €44bn in Europe in 2020 but paid no corporation tax

Our tiny not-for-profit based in Ireland pays tax at the full rate. Meanwhile, Bezos doesn’t know what to do with his money and we don’t know if we can pay the rent next year.

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Techdirt's coverage of the what3words legal threats against me, admist the research cybergibbons and others are doing on their platform.

I stopped coding a few weeks ago, now I'm going to try reading more of my books and do a bit less twitter.

If using an increasing proportion of the world’s energy to do less is better than all alternatives, then has nothing to threaten it.

I think it has several problems, not just those, but for now it has no real competition for the very small niche in which it operates.

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When you link access to food to the use of e-coupons, apps, and online forms, accessibility issues arise.

In India, the digitisation of welfare continues to aggravate the effects of the pandemic.

Learn more 👇

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What3Words sends legal threat to a security researcher for sharing an open-source alternative – TechCrunch

What3Words claims open source alternative WhatFreeWords violates its copyright.

People don't care about privacy.

Oh wait... only 96% of people care about their privacy.

So 96% of people will see value in and applications built on its secure, surveillance proof platform.

Just me having a civilised conversation about the problems of , and noting the vast difference between Safe Network and the rest of that space. On which we agreed!

Did you know: MaidSafe switched Safe Network to from C++ six years ago? Six!

Another feature of that will turn heads will be Digital Bearer Certificates. These are like electronic checks, but can carry anything not just Safe Network tokens, and you don't need to have an account on the network to receive one or sign it over to someone else.

Some use cases being discussed now:

Tweet from a thread describing the Draconian measures being considered by UK lawmakers to punish - retroactively - those providing it building encrypted services:

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All the US home arsenal owners I know love to say they are prepared to defend their 1st amendment rights.

Meanwhile they sold all their 4th amendment rights to corporate tech dictators for some highly targeted memes.

The freedom war already happened guys.

We lost.

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Michael Collins OG anti-selfie

The pilot of the Apollo 11 command module took this photograph capturing every living person except him in 1969.

#MichaelCollins #Apollo11 #AntiSelfie

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After a day of learning about fuel injectors and purging water from the fuel system, my trusty Isuzu 42 is purring again. Phew!

It really is a tolerant, powerful and reliable boat engine.

Spent an hour web searching and designing a way to monitor remote Safe Network nodes with vdash.

Then realised it can all be done with a single command:

$ ssh <remote> tail -f --lines=0 remote.log >> remote.log

Roll on the next !

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@DHSCgovuk @ICOnews We will continue to monitor any additional disclosures by the DHSC.

In the meantime, you can find the ICO's decision notice in the link below. 3/3

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@DHSCgovuk @ICOnews Over a year since filing our complaint before the ICO, we have now received a decision.

The Information Commissioner's Office has asked the DHSC to disclose some previously redacted sections of the contract within 35 days. 2/3...

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In 2019, we asked @DHSCGovUK to disclose the full contract with Amazon regarding the NHS/Alexa partnership.

The DHSC refused, citing the commercial interests of Amazon.

We took the matter to the Information Commissioner's Office @ICOnews.


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