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Research of almost 1m Android apps reveals how data from smartphones are harvested and shared, with nearly 90 per cent of apps set up to transfer information back to Google. Best get all your apps from @fdroidorg - guaranteed no data sharing with Google! 😀
arxiv.org/pdf/1804.03603.pdf

@Gargron
Right!
Like for example to have better wall feed. Now it is just stacks of single person or two posts and it kills motivation to check Mastodon. Even that you wish very much it to be replacement for Twitter. UX killer, literally.

What are your thoughts about #GnuNet? I just found out about it and it looks interesting. Is it dead? Or could it be a real replacement for #TOR? If it was, it could also be interesting to implement #IPFS for it.

#opensource #decentralization #futureinternet

Everyone concerned about the future of journalism and having informed democratic processes should see this:
hooktube.com/LWo_t4CI5Ps

OUAF il semblerait d’après @FuckOffGoogle que les opposants au campus Google à Berlin (Kreuzberg) aient eu gain de cause, Google renoncerait à son projet !

La continuité et l’intensité des protestations ont peut-être joué

The activist that halted a deportation reasonably believed to lead to the death of of the person being forced from Gothenburg via Istanbul to the war in Afghanistan is now being prosecuted for violating the Air Traffic Act.

The defence of another's life by Elin Ersson was hailed worldwide as an exemplary act of courage, but the prosecutor James Von Reis says "I can't see anything else than this being civil disobedience".

For the act of extraordinary selfless humaneness and because the prosecutor incompetently doesn't weigh reasonable defence of life before harmlessly "failing" to follow an order that Elin says was not perceived, Elin now risks up to 6 months prison.

I'm waking up to ash and dust,
I wipe my brow and I sweat my rust.
I'm breathing in the chemicals...

Learned so much from Matt Orfalea's movie "How To Defeat Racism" Consider being his patreon.
hooktube.com/aYDHNVlnsAg

‘Google and Mastercard Cut a Secret Ad Deal to Track Retail Sales’

bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

“the deal, which has not been previously reported, could raise broader privacy concerns about how much consumer data technology companies like Google quietly absorb.”

Also on our forum: forum.ind.ie/t/google-and-mast

Are you in control or you are being controlled? Resist algorithms 👾🧠.
Look for GPL-V3 alternatives and help them grow 🌱
Free Software Movement ☝️🤓 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️

Made a few stickers for today's vigil. You use it everyday, let's keep it free.
Free Internet = Free Speech to enable Democracy. It' infrastructure that enables Freedom of Assembly & Expression saveyourinternet.today

mstdn.io/media/wPPiMPghilgpQBa

So strong and inspiring vision of JeremyCorbyn on how to bring integrity and build trust between people and media 😲🤯😍 It's very hostile environment for true journalism considering funding source, monopolizing media sphere and trading influence. Watch:
hooktube.com/watch?v=tKn_mrNqA

David Hare’s witty portrait of an unlikely hero, based on the memoir by Craig Murray
📻 👂 :wow:
Murder in Samarkand (full upload via craig-murray)
craigmurray.org.uk/video/murde

I'd like to bring something inspiring to your attention from Renata Avila:
"Proposal No. 1 from @DiEM_25 members on Technology Sovereignty Pillar. "

diem25.org/wp-content/uploads/

"Pending: Encryption and Cybersecurity areas. Your feedback is welcome. We are the only political movement in Europe discussing this. Help us have the best policy ever."

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