F-Droids statement on their ban of Gab
(submitted by s9w)
tiny thing to fight surveillance capitalism
urls often contain tracking information added to the end of them. when you are linking articles, stuff like the "utm_source" and "fbclid" sections allow people to track where you got the link from and how you are spreading it. this allows cops & corps to map out social groups.
while you can remove that stuff by hand, there's a firefox/chrome addon called "neat URL" that comes with an existing blocklist that automatically cleans off a lot of that stuff.
Friendos and cool people.
We still have a barrage of negative reviews (known as review bombing), if you want to help us report their reviews as unhelpful, etc. feel free to head on over to #Tusky's play store page!
If you like what we do, and wanna support the work, you can donate over on #OpenCollective
Far-Right Incel + MRA circles applauding 4chan user who murdered his girlfriend Sunday + then posted photos of her mutilated body on Instagram. "...remember to subscribe to Pewdiepie..." he stated on Discord as people posted smiling Pepe memes in response. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/instagram-influencer-killing-photos-posted
It didn’t take Amazon too long to find something evil to do with their purchase of Ring https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/06/police-offer-amazon-ring-free-exchange-access/592243/
Friendly reminder to boycott #PrimeDayAmazon in support of their striking employees who are expected to walk 10s of miles through warehouses every day and have their job security threatened by any illness, injury, or need for the bathroom.
ICE raids in NYC, please boost
ICE in NYC tried to do raids a day early, hoping to get to immigrant residents who were preparing for the raids to start tomorrow.
They tried to raid in Harlem and Sunset Park but weren’t allowed into any buildings because they didn’t have warrants.
They plan to get warrants and go back at least to Sunset Park.
If you know any immigrants in NYC please tell them to know their rights and take precautions.
#Pixelfed is a free and ethical photo sharing platform, powered by ActivityPub federation.
* Frontend UI Refactor
Upgrade with the following command:
$ yunohost app upgrade pixelfed -u https://github.com/YunoHost-Apps/pixelfed_ynh
There is a new optional feature in the master branch called authorized-fetch mode, which requires all fetches of ActivityPub resources to be signed, which in turn allows to reject fetches from domain-blocked servers.
Enabling this right now is not a great idea because current Mastodon versions don't sign all requests, so some functions would be impacted, a slow roll-out is advised #mastodev
This is a reminder that by posting your art to instagram, you:
"grant to [facebook] a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate, and create derivative works of your content"
You can end this license by deleting your content/account.
Please help ur artist friends join the fediverse.
#gab announcement: their knock-off app is getting pulled from the Google Play Store.
I reported it to google like 30 minutes before seeing this... but I'll totally take credit, I guess.
Never cross a picket line.
Don't even browse Amazon on July 15-16.
Thank you so much for the fundraising, and donation matching!
Here are the results, and the matched donation is $230
Thank you kindly!
Surveillance, USpol, Palantir, documentation
Vice got hold of Palantir's law enforcement handbook:
The actual handbook is here:
Share and enjoy!