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At last, it's now trivial to link a self-hosted @[email protected] up to @[email protected] for all your private video conferencing needs! 🎉 To show just how easy it is to run your own Synapse+Riot+Jitsi we've put together a new installation video & guide for Debian! matrix.org/blog/2020/04/06/run 👩🏾‍💻👨🏻‍💻

My website now has a .onion location. As it's a minimal static site with only HTML and CSS, you shouldn't notice any difference in functionality or appearance... http://q3sb5gvp2euciq3jhf5q6rvhndw7tl -- Thanks to @micahflee

Hi @micahflee I'm trying to host my static website permanently with . I know there's an option for persistent addresses etc. but I can't seem to find what args are available to pass to the --config option. Mainly I want a permanent address which is public (no username or pass). Thanks!

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We simply cannot say this enough:

1. Turn off your location services.
2. Turn off your phone completely when you don’t need it on.

WE are allowing THEM to create a virtual police state. #COVID19 tracking is simply a building block of systemic real-time civilian surveillance.

At the heart of this technology is money, not altruism. These companies are not non-profits. Their profit ≠ your freedom.

cnn.com/2020/04/04/tech/locati

You control your #privacy through your choices.

#ios #android

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Zoom's encryption has some major flaws, is "not suited for secrets", and Zoom has servers in China generating meeting encryption keys for users in other countries, Citizen Lab researchers discover theintercept.com/2020/04/03/zo (by me)

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‘Zoom is malware’: why experts worry about the video conferencing platform

The company has seen a 535% rise in daily traffic in the past month, but security researchers say the app is a ‘privacy disaster’
theguardian.com/technology/202 #zoom #privacy #privacymatters

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To the relay operators powering the Tor network:

Relays running Tor versions 0.2.9 and 0.4.0.x will soon be rejected from the network. Please upgrade your relay as soon as possible. community.torproject.org/relay #TorRelays

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Are you creative? Interested in experimenting to find new ways of reaching people and understand what motivates them to support our work?

Come work with us!

privacyinternational.org/node/ /node/3391

Keen to get involved and contribute to the @torproject . I've been wanting to take my contributions beyond running relays for a while. This seems like the perfect opportunity.

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I'm having to work on a course while WFH, and I'm having to resist the urge to put a / spin on the communication tools sections. It's sad I can't take out mention of using Skype, Teams and other non-privacy-respecting proprietary tools. So I made sure to include mentions of and @nextcloud 👌

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Are you creative? Interested in experimenting to find new ways of reaching people and understand what motivates them to support our work?

Come work with us!

privacyinternational.org/node/

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🧻 Don’t hoard toilet paper
🖥️ Don’t let companies hoard your data

Good at social distancing?
We work 100% remote and have job openings: nextcloud.com/jobs

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Stand up for digital rights by standing in front of an EFF-created virtual background during video calls: eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/cc-b

What is your preferred phone setup and why?

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While everybody is talking about #COVID19, US Congress was sneaking a bill through aimed at destroying end-to-end encryption. #earnit #Fight4Privacy
tutanota.com/blog/posts/earn-i

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Dear Mastozens,

I have a bad news for anyone who follows the @ubuntunews, @moznews & @flatpakappsnews bots.

I can't afford to host these bots anymore. These bots will stop working on 1st april. Enjoy the last few days.

Thank you for following these bots.

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