Maybe I’ve not been saying it loudly or frequently enough for the last however-many years…

Privacy is not a luxury.

Same with accessibility. Neither are luxuries, they’re life-sustaining rights. And you’re unusually privileged if you’ve not had to care about either.

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anyone need a marketing person? I'm primarily a copywriter but I can do just about anything. I hate writing ads. Rescue me!

Hi, I'm Graeme , from North West England.

I worked in IT for many years, but became tired of the "mainstream" industry and big data companies.

I am a big #privacy advocate, believing in the freedom to control our own data in the cloud and on our devices, supporting people where I can with this. Long term #Linux user, #raspberrypi tinkerer, #retrocomputing enthusiast.

Hoping there's lots of like-minded people here on fosstodon!
#introductions

@a7
Pleroma developers don't try to obstruct people from changing the maximum post size limit.

In mastodon, it's obfuscated, buried in multiple source code files, and an annoyance -- you need to edit them all again every time there is an updated version out.

This was offered to me as a reason to not changing it -- as it's very labour intensive.

In Glitch-Social, it's in one single line, in one single config file as it should be. But in vanilla mastodon -- it's intentionally difficult to discourage changes.

@ademalsasa @redstarfish

using a phone to unlock a car is not really innovative, more like an invitation to vulnerabilities
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recently tried to ban 'Planet of the Humans' for a four-second clip of devastation in .

Yesterday the director of the , appeared in an interview with regarding the supposed .

See the film:
invidio.us/watch?v=Zk11vI-7czE

Its an alarming indictment of how a can be co-opted to serve , overlords.

We need now.

#Facebook just bought #Mapillary.

Move your images to a #FOSS *community run* project instead! How? Simple:

1. Download your images: github.com/gitouche-sur-osm/ma

2. Upload to #OpenStreetCam:
OpenStreetCam.org

3. Enjoy giving a giant, fat middle finger to #Zuckerberg. 🌻 🌈 🌻

4. Boost and have a nice day!

Hey fediverse!

I'm looking for some motivated computer programmers to learn and collaborate with.

I am the sole developer at my job, and the (mostly) sole developer for all of my side projects; and to be frank, I've been lonely.

My goals are to further study mathematics and computer programming fundamentals in order to become a true professional and not just some "guy who makes webapps". I want to contribute meaningfully to my field and the world.

Feel free to boost, dm, and share links.

shown to be a pro- outfit for :
thegrayzone.com/tag/wikipedia

Just more evidence that the /#legacyNet is in its last days.

Given the extreme by over past months it wouldn't surprise us if some of the "" is for to for .

was a sham and so the US will do anything possible to get unfettered access to real .

Russian developer and antifascist activist Viktor Filinkov has used his last word in court to explain the persecutor how #PGP encryption works.

Using email encryption does not make you a terrorist!

Since the 1980s, Aotearoa has been subject to a firestorm of deregulation, privatization, and corporatization, across news, commentary, and entertainment media. The result is centralized ownership of most of the country's media, in a handful of overseas-owned holding companies. As both Mediaworks and Stuff demonstrate, this fails to produce a financially viable media, which can adapt to changes like the rise of the net, or survive disruptions like the current pandemic, without #CorporateWelfare.

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if you're new to this encryption stuff, i think 'the code book' by simon singh is an amazing introduction to the topic and very fun to read.

When we see those , and shows on the channel, we can't help but wonder what poor souls these people bombed and murdered to deserve the .

The important thing is they are all smiles and "" their new .

According to the piece of garbage, , is only worth talking about because he has a family.

Forget the and that he helped expose...

: are not the main villian. They are the . They are the easy target because they are the interface between the and .

The real threat are the . When police are on their knees they'll swoop in to save them, with slightly higher paying jobs as , possibly equipped with all the items that WeThePeople gave them!

Be careful what you are led to for.

Police have a function, even if it's been .

of the is only adding another layer to the - so we don't see that as particularly effective either.

We just boosted 10 things that we think will make a difference (hint: they have their roots in and removing vast ).

Happy reading.

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@xj9
Quick question: Are we the only entity on fediverse who are saying:

1) reduce the ridiculously high for minor offenses (and for those awaiting their day in court on trumped up charges),

2) stand down cops who use and other that could affect temperament,

3) stop using cops as the street-level . Either drugs are okay or they are not okay - decide *now* (see also...(1/3)

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