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This instance is a place to plan and talk about direct action in a practical ways, yes we can wax philosophical at times which is fine but in the end it comes back to real people doing real things on real ground to affect real power relationships. To work towards a more "horazontal" world for everyone and everything.

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"It easy to keep crossing wires with "media" vs. personal. Media _should_ be open, with clear sources, except when protecting them. Whereas personal data should default to private" from the

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I feel like Mozilla keeps introducing all of these proprietary network services aimed at privacy minded folks while also not realizing their services are less private than the self-hostable libre alternatives that people concerned about privacy already use.

They also keep trying to bake these "features" into their browser which leads to more telemetry, which leads to privacy minded folks forking Firefox and stripping out the telemetry and ads for Mozilla services.

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All movements come from seeds growing in rich compost. Have nurtured quite a few over my time. Rebooting grassroots media could easily/should sprout and people walking away from the is the time. But if we keep spreading shit on each other the smell is not inviting... now a nice bed of compost is what is needed to seed a radical movement - what is shit good for ;) spades we need spades.

What are the hashtags? were were digital would would make you rich. To were it is all a con and will kill billions due to climate chaos and political nastyness over the next 100 years. Why the hashtags? We as communerty decided to abandon the and embrace this mess. Time to pick up a spade and compost this crap, were next?

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just joined mastodon. purpose related
lstening to audiobook titled "Humankind: A hopeful history"

For your frends:

Its the not your phone, we have the in our pockets and we are addicted to its digital drugs. Don't fall into dispar step away to the and get your life back. Its a hard thing to detox. But its harder to stay in this mess.

We got into this mess how do we get out of it?

As Marx said, “Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from the past”.

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Is it time to adopt a ?

and can help us cut through the . Even if we don't use Tor. Using services like for and for we can help to break the existing power structure.

How we use affects us.

is not enough. We also need to , , with powerholders and where needed. We need to get .

Smarter use of tech can get us there faster.

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Have an RSS feed for your site. Use Cloudflare? Configure it not to throw a captcha on those URLs. RSS readers read RSS not hCaptcha HTML pages!

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@Terry, @georgia, would you download a contact tracing app if it were open source?

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This instance is a place to plan and talk about direct action in a practical ways, yes we can wax philosophical at times which is fine but in the end it comes back to real people doing real things on real ground to affect real power relationships. To work towards a more "horazontal" world for everyone and everything.

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