Come and say hi to the community at #decentralisation

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In exactly 4 hours from now we'll launch our first in a series of VIRTUAL MEETUP EVENTS! Click the link to find out more about the stream (featuring speakers from @[email protected], @[email protected] and Matrix!) and join the Matrix live chat to get the full experience!

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The Queen did her speech to the nation while wearing green

This has resulted in exactly what you'd expect

(collection of images follows, all showing the Queen photoshopped to be wearing various t-shirts)

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For #NationalPoetryMonth this year we want to showcase original poetry on our writing community @readwriteas. Take some time this month to submit your own original poetry, all with no sign-up needed:

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We’re all living through a situation that’s unprecedented in modern history. To support our community and the global effort against COVID-19, we’re offering a number of resources during this challenging time.

This includes a free, permanent storage increase for all paid users, free email and VPN services for organizations helping with coronavirus relief, and computing power for scientists working on a cure. Learn more:

OK, I removed the 'alias' (which clearly wasn't working) to try again and I've been told: "Successfully removed the alias. Moving from that account to this one will no longer be possible." Great...Would have been good to have a warning of this before unlinking.

I keep getting an error when trying to migrate: "[[email protected]] is not back-referencing this account" - even though I've ensured the new domain is back-referencing this one. Am I missing something?

I really want to throw my work PC, which runs Windows 10, straight out the fucking window. It seems to just not like Ethernet connection. I would literally pay to be able to use my own system about now. Dream on...

Anyone using messenger? Sounds great, but I've only recently managed to persuade family and friends to use . This is what's called 'a good problem to have' - we're now spoilt for choice of messaging apps which protect our .

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ICYMI: we joined this online discussion (together with @podehaye) - thanks @OpenRightsGroup for organising and for having us!

We are tracking the global response to #COVID19 here:

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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! 👩🏾‍💻👨🏻‍💻

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.

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 (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’ #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. #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! /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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