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What's the one thing every web user can do to fight ?

Replace the Google Chrome browser

I've started a new website to send a message to Google that we prefer the internet without them

notochrome.org/

Leaked Reports Show EU Police Are Planning a Pan-European Network of Facial Recognition Databases
theintercept.com/2020/02/21/eu

Dear Fediverse,

we have a request:
we are looking for the 2008 comic about the Chrome browser by Scott McCloud.

If you have a high-res copy or the paper version, please get in touch! (We are planning an update 😉 )

Boosts welcome!

Dear Fediverse,

we have a request:
we are looking for the 2008 comic about the Chrome browser by Scott McCloud.

If you have a high-res copy or the paper version, please get in touch! (We are planning an update 😉 )

Boosts welcome!

#Kashmir just emerged from a 6 month Internet blackout. Now the Indian government is blocking social media, news sources, and VPNs. apnews.com/6c9f105f899cadee6c2 We call on them to end this censorship. Defending #FreedomOfSpeech and online freedom is part of our mission. #KeepItOn

Why is it that so many parts of the #bitcoin network like #exchanges and third-party wallet infrastructures, appear to be controlled by #Google and/or #Cloucflare?

It's as though Google and/or Cloucflare want to control and analyse the network in a big way. *wink*

notochrome.org

#notochrome #surviellance #resistance #monopoly #oligarchy #boycottGoogle #bitcoincore #opensource #frontrunning #bernie2020 #tooBigToExist #decentralisation

Left a job last week and was touched by the gift of bag and t-shirt which claim to confuse automated licence plate readers.

The London surveillance network now thinks I'm half a dozen cars

Looks like #Mycroft called their bluff, and they folded. Hopefully this troll will keep its tail tucked and we'll never hear from them again.

"Patent Troll Update - Mycroft"

mycroft.ai/blog/patent-troll-u

Easy to use, end-to-end encrypted, peer-to-peer, zero knowledge free/open everyday tools are a prerequisite for human rights and democracy in the digital network age.

We don’t have them.

They should be the norm.

We have a lot of work to do.

small-tech.org/about/#small-te

#SmallTech

My "How to fight back against Google AMP" post is going on another Reddit trip. Trending on /r/programming now.

99,200+ visitors to that post since published in December 😮

markosaric.com/google-amp/

Hello, World! The #fsfe wishes a happy "I love Free Software" Day to all #FreeSoftware users, developers, contributors and everyone else!

You are the ones who give us meaning and empower us day by day ❤️

Join us today and show your love on #IloveFS: ilovefs.org

Tracking, surveillance, and censorship are widespread online. Let's #TakeBacktheInternet. Join me and donate to @torproject: donate.torproject.org

"Innovation + Equality“

How to create a future that is more Star Trek than the Terminator

Joshua Gans & Andrew Leigh

#innovation #inequality #books #socialism #startrek #technology

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