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It is desperately sad to me every time I see one of the good, principled people cut down by the dregs of humanity who operate to protect their self-interest, no matter how damaging it is to us all. bbc.com/news/world-latin-ameri

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"A group of 50 states and territories in the US have launched an investigation into Google's dominance of the online advertising market."

bbc.com/news/business-49641306

#Google

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In order to change broken institutions, advocates need to work from within, not just throw stones from outside. So full credit to RMS for telling Microsoft how many ways they're still completely wrong... while standing in the belly of the beast: zdnet.com/article/free-softwar

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How does the Italian public sector implement and use Free Software? An Interview with Leonardo Favario, the Open Source Project Leader at the Italian Digital Transformation Team at dot.kde.org/2019/09/05/develop - discuss at freepo.st/freepost.cgi/post/k0 #freepost

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Good news! You now have the power to stop ALL auto-playing videos with a flip of a switch.

Here’s how:

t.co/ciffxFNcnV tweeted by @Firefox

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RT @killyourfm: The latest version of @Firefox flips the privacy switch for 100% of its users on PC and Android.
t.co/djzsMBMxkB tweeted by @Firefox

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My dream for Mastodon is for it to be a viable choice as a publishing platform for any creator. In other words, for people to not feel like they're locked in to Twitter or Instagram if they want to be professionally successful.

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I really think about buying an /e/ smartphone as my next smartphone. /e/ OS is an ungoogled Android. With each release Android get's more bound to Google, which I find very worrying because I also don't want to spend tons of money on Apple's walled garden.

e.foundation/e-pre-installed-refurbished-smartphones/
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"Facebook confirms 419m phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse

The information was stored in an online server that was not password protected, according to a report from TechCrunch"

theguardian.com/technology/201

@Gargron any suggestions what might be causing this?

Does anyone know why all images in my Mastodon timeline are blurhashed?

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Thinking about switching to a fast and privacy-respecting operating system, but not sure where to start? Check out this approachable but thorough video from @Akzel94@twitter.com

youtu.be/zBklilJdLtA

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Jon Spark's Mastodon Instance

Just a personal instance for me to connect to the Fediverse :)