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The #nobelprize winners have been announced this week. And here is Nobel Prize official #linkeddata web site that I built this spring in cooperation with @metasolutions: data.nobelprize.org/#esc_year=

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Ugh. I'm so frustrated to be continually asked to participate in talks & panels on Zoom specifically about tech ethics & #opensource. There are great #FOSS systems for this. See @fosdem's successful use of solely FOSS solutions for over 30,000 participants. #jitsi #BigBlueButton

In Swedish, E-identification, FOSS 

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Using #FreeSoftware everyday from OSes (for desktop and mobile) to a music player, I've realized the value of freedom of software and the reason why free software is not the matter of price (gratis).

Basically this is the matter of rights, responsibility, and ethics of the civil society. See "Mutual recognition of freedom" by Hegel.

It is unfortunate that free software has been mainly the topic of computer geeks and established thinkers around the world have not thought about that quite much.

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Vill du bidra till att Sverige får ordentliga e-legitimationer som alternativ till #BankID och #FrejaID? Missade du förra veckans projektmöte 15/9?

Läs mer om det nystartade projektet här: dfri.se/projekt/e-legitimation

#FrejaEID #eID #EIDAS #mydata #eleg #elegitimation

Got this ridiculous notice from a web page earlier today.

It's like something from Kafka's Der Prozess. If Josef K. had a computer, I bet it would have shown him messages like this. 🙂

Marina Hyde continues:

"If you give a minister a brief that encompasses the entire media, the UK’s data strategy, regulating big tech, 5G rollout, cyber-security, the charity sector, the whole of sport and the £100bn-plus creative industries, and they spend so much as ONE NANOSECOND fanning up some culture war nonsense about panto, that isn’t so much playing with the box as taking a shit in it. And nobody, other than fellow infants, wants to see that."


Marina Hyde in The Guardian is sharp and funny, as usual.


"Even so, I had to balk at the Spectator’s suggestion that Nadine “will oversee a more punchy attitude to the culture war aspect of her brief”. Sorry, but what culture war aspect of her brief?! Psychologists say that if you give a child a present and they end up playing with the box, then the toy you gave them was too complicated for them."


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Just went through the Email Self-Defense guide at emailselfdefense.fsf.org/ and things seem to work.

Feel free to send me encrypted email to mail@eliasrudberg.se -- my public key fingerprint is D177 C791 04F9 661D 0018 7085 1B65 055E 70A2 3D81 😎

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You say "#Apple stop spying on us!"
I say "People, stop buying apple hardware and software!"

In Swedish, E-identification, FOSS 

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Step by step encryption with the updated Email Self-Defense guide

The previous version of this guide was very helpful! Thanks to this I learned how to encrypt emails.

This is interesting, about and and so on:


"The threat of an unregulated alternative monetary system emerging from blockchain technology is a clear and present danger to the Communist party, according to observers."

"Jim Cramer, a former hedge fund manager and CNN business expert, said the government in Beijing “believe it’s a direct threat to the regime because … it is outside their control”."

The number of signatures on the anti- open letter on github is down from 3009 to 3004.

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