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Haven't contacted your MEP about the European 'Copyright Directive' yet? Here's a very good template that you can adapt to your own needs: iamsteve.in/2018/06/21/open-le

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Good news! The European Parliament have considered admissible the same complaint about the Dutch governments subsidy of racist television aimed at schoolchildren. There will be a preliminary investigation of the facts by the European Commission. Read more: doorbraak.eu/european-parliame

Thank you for the boosts @david_ross! πŸ™‚

Tired of Trump etc.? This will cheer you up...

If I want to use window.localStorage to store a single, anonymous timestamp that will only be used for cache invalidation, am I ok not having a cookie banner/privacy policy?

In the spirit of this article, I'm reviving HuffPo's Donald Trump disclaimer: β€œDonald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims – 1.6 billion members of an entire religion – from entering the US.” theguardian.com/commentisfree/

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Protip:

When designing a user interface, imagine some old woman using it, say Margaret Hamilton, and she's clicking your app's buttons and saying to you, as old people do,

"Young whippersnapper, when I was your age, I sent 24 people to the ACTUAL MOON with my software in 4K of RAM and here I am clicking your button and it takes ten seconds to load a 50 megabyte video ad and then it crashes

I'm not even ANGRY with you, I'm just disappointed."

Any recommendations for where I should go now Instapaper is blocked to EU users?

DUE TO GDPR WE ARE CHANGING THE WAY WE STORE YOUR DATA. IT WILL NOW BE HELD IN A CHIPMONK CALLED SIMON. (via: twitter.com/Midgetgems26/statu)

Proud of Sheffield for the election of Magic Magid. A proper reason to be cheerful: theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify to the European Parliament, but as of now, that testimony will be behind closed doors. Tell the Conference of Presidents to open the hearing to the media and public so we can all hold Facebook accountable. share.mozilla.org/412002259t

Every Google search results in CO2 emissions. This real-time data viz shows how much
Read the post on Quartz. ...
blog.jacklenox.com/2018/05/11/