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馃嚭馃嚦 馃挵 #UN #Democracy Fund #grants are open. $100k - $250k for 2-year projects improving peoples' lives in various areas:

youth engagement, law & human rights, media & freedom of information, strengthening civil society, gender equality, and electoral process

Deadline to apply is 30 November.

In the over 3 weeks since
shipped a big overhaul of the production buildserver, there have been updates published on most days: Nov16 Nov15 Nov14 Nov13 Nov11 Nov09 Nov08 Nov05 Nov01 Oct31 Oct30 Oct29 Oct28 Oct27 Oct26 Oct25 Oct24 Oct22 Oct21 Oct20

And now, even more exciting, is that this unlocked lots of low hanging fruit that can make the process run much faster.

Looking forward to those new features in #Mastodon which have been funded with public money through the EU's NGI0 discovery fund (coordinated by #NLnet and #FSFE is also helping) Public Money? #PublicCode

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In a world where your servers are operated by volunteers rather than big well-resourced SV corporations with security teams, it鈥檚 interesting to think about how we can make identity and authentication require fewer shared secrets.

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The Procurement Chamber in the German state of Baden-W眉rttemberg decided that the transfer of personal data outside of the EU is not #GDPR compatible.

"It鈥檚 a landmark decision that has a huge influence in Germany & the rest of Europe"

#GDPR #SchremsII

In the span of 7 days, has grown:
From 3000 total accounts to 5100 total accounts
From 180 active users to 2500 active users
From 90000 posts to 104000 posts

That is pretty incredible. I am very happy to see the community here on the fediverse.

WIRED: Pernille Tranberg, cofounder of Danish think tank Data Ethics EU, who says she has been trying to convince Danish schools to use European school software such as Nextcloud for years.

Uber is planning to expand their advertising platform in a privacy-problematic way: they'll allow targeting riders based on their travel history and their locations.

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This video captures how I often feel running large scale systems with minimal resources

@fdroidorg here's a classic tactic: use "open source" to get devs hooked, then gradually slip in proprietary bits. 's core apps move ever more towards proprietary, and they also do this with libraries like

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@fdroidorg is dedicated to enforcing for apps. There is big money pushing hard to make people slip, Google is one of those. I've been working on free software since 1994, and from what I've seen, this approach is the only way to make progress. If no one enforces it, then everyone just slips into proprietary software.

Stories written by life 鈥 or in this case by Licaon_Kter, one of F-Droid鈥檚 contributors: 鈥濬rom user to contributor and beyond鈥. To help support the work of Licaon_Kter and other contributors, please consider donating to F-Droid. We鈥檙e looking to raise 鈧1,200 per week so Licaon_Kter can keep contributing full-time.

Today's agreement on the #DigitalServicesAct is historic!

We are now one step closer to new ground-breaking rules that will:

鉀旓笍 ensure online platforms are held responsible for tackling harmful content
馃洝锔 better protect internet users
馃殌 help smaller platforms grow


Native download executables from the internet and executes them. It bypasses the gradle verification methods. Anyone know if it does any of its own?

Anyone in "the West" having a hard time understanding why Russians follow Putin, think back to Cold War days. We were taught that Soviets were just itching to kill us, and we needed a strong defense. For example, Red Dawn was taken seriously in 1984

For anyone looking to run a full fledged circumvention system, we're working to bring 's proven software to any context, starting with

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