We are now actively being blocked from making edits over Tor. An admin named Taivo is saying we haven't made enough edits outside of Tor, for our reputation to be known.
Having to use other systems to stay anonymous is oft unworkable.
Please boost so someone at #WikimediaCommons sees this and can help. Our talk page:
The #fahernistas embraced the mess for sugar and spices.
Shovels and composting come to mind - I use the shovel metaphor because its our sweat and work that will get us out of this mess.
The is no magic tech fix, it's a human problem that needs humane crew to solve it.
The #geekproblm blocking humanity.
The strength of the #fedivers is "accidental" it's not in the standards, it's not in the codebase, it's not in the power politics that these forces play. It's in the good #UX and #4opens process. Everything else is a distraction and if this distraction gains too much power it will likely self-destruct into infighting and ripping apart.
The only question that matter is who has "power" and the only humane solution we have found so far is "democracy" to spread the power as widely as possible. This combined with "liberalism" - let people do as they like, strength in diversity.
These two have shaped the world of almost everyone reading this toot.
Our society often confuses personal power -- "power within" -- with "power over," which is about controlling others. There is a vast difference" a balancing that we try to achieve #OMN
Bitcoin consumes 'more electricity than Argentina'
'Bitcoin uses more electricity annually than the whole of Argentina, analysis by Cambridge University suggests.
"Mining" for the cryptocurrency is power-hungry, involving heavy computer calculations to verify transactions.
Cambridge researchers say it consumes around 121.36 terawatt-hours (TWh) a year - and is unlikely to fall unless the value of the currency slumps...'
#indymediaback Looking for a Python guru, who’s comfortable with HTML and CSS https://unite.openworlds.info/indymedia/indymedia-reboot/issues/17 We are working as much as possible to build this out by consensus - so minimizing the changes to the #indymedia project - we’ve developed a fork of Epicyon that mirrors the original workflow and visually follows the “original” look. offering a bounty of about £100 in BTC
@hamishcampbell It was actually Netscape, whose implementation of Certificate Authorities took place in the mid 1990s "in a series of 4am decisions". Subsequent Mozilla and other browsers adopted the same centralized certificate system, with no ability for the user to decide who to trust.
How Law Enforcement Gets Around Your Smartphone's Encryption
- How Britain Could Become a Failed State | George Monbiot https://www.doubledown.news/watch/2021/11/february/how-britain-could-become-a-failed-state-george-monbiot
How Britain Could Become a Failed State | George Monbiot https://youtu.be/XJ_9QE-34Ec what to do with this mess?
reminded today of the reboot of #indymedia which in light of todays media landscape and corporate narrative, we need more than ever!
The reboot of the indymedia project
We are a wide affinity group working to reboot the global indymedia network using modern federated protocols such as #activitypub.
An excellent podcast that discusses the historical significance of #indymedia
Radio Survivor Podcast: Podcast #215 – Lessons Indymedia Has for Us Today http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2019/10/15/podcast-215-lessons-indymedia-has-for-us-today/ #radiosurvivor
We have very kindly been gifted 4 mBTC (0.004 bitcoin) which can be transferred directly to a wallet of your choosing within the next 2 weeks, upon successful completion. #indymediaback
For a history of #indymedia this is a good #fluffy podcast from the USA view http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2019/10/15/podcast-215-lessons-indymedia-has-for-us-today/ good to listen if interested in #indymediaback
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