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Heute Abend ist im ServusTV Reportage zur Bekämpfung von #COVID19. Schaltet ab 21:10 ein!

Médiateur·ices numériques, nous avons besoin de vous !

Nous voulons créer un kit pédagogique autour des enjeux de vie privée et des smartphones. Pour connaître vos besoins, merci de répondre à ces quelques questions avant le 15 avril :

Merci ! #mednum

Wir begrüßen die Bestätigung des Gesundheitsministers, dass die Stopp Corona App freiwillig bleibt. Zwei Professor*innen für Verfassungrecht an der Universität Innsbruck haben hier erklärt, warum eine Verpflichtung verfassungswidrig wäre:

Its great to see the current explosion of public Meet. To help choose which one works for you, we set up a test project "jitsi-monitor" to gather data on public instances daily:

* config including STUN, analytics, etc.
* TLS setup
* TCP traceroute
* what else?

This should run locally for choosing the closest instance. Our results are in basic HTML format. This can be used to make Javascript UIs. The full JSON, source, etc. are available at

Automated technology doesn’t work at scale—that's why it's vital that companies take precautions now to ensure transparency and accountability, and roll back new automation later

Jitsi Video Server Liste

ich habe jetzt noch mal aus allen Listen die ich so kenne, die Daten zusammengetragen.

Insgesamt sind es jetzt 230 Instanzen.

Einige Instanzen können bei mir lokal nicht aufgerufen werden, sie stehen deshalb ganz unten auf der Liste.

#Jitsi #Video #Chat

For private meetings with video/audio, the real choice remains open source software: Jitsi, @nextcloud Riot/Matrix, Wire, Signal. For groups, Wire seems to be the only end-to-end encrypted option, so using a trusted service provider is essential. You can find a list Jitsi instances here:

1-on-1 conversations with #Nextcloud Talk are E2E encrypted. With the HPB, larger calls go over your own infra. In no case can anyone listen in!

So take back control over your communication. Host your own #Zoom #Skype #MSTeams!

We, alongside a network of advocates, have launched an online resource centre to track and explain worldwide Covid-19 measures - you can find it here:

Anyone with updates can contact us at:

What if you could replace a broken phone screen, by yourself, in under 5 minutes? Fairphone 3 is the only smartphone in the world to be awarded a perfect 10 out of 10 repairability score by 🛠️ 🌍 Available now 👉 :

🤨 @Whatsapp has failed to respond to our letter on #CloudExtraction - which allows warrantless, broad access to cloud stored data. This is a vital issue for security of Whatsapp's customer data. Help us demand they respond now and retweet. 🔁

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We're starting another round of translation workflow improvements for websites working with : this time the focus is taking the pain out of translating Markdown texts, this builds upon the work on the @fdroidorg website

We're looking to map out all technical details for how #Android apps are #tracking people, if you have ideas or more info, please submit them to our issue tracker! #TrackingTheTrackers

is proving to be quite -able, humans need to stay in charge, with only as an assistant:
"Hackers stuck a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35-mph speed sign and successfully tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85 mph"

After more than ten years working to remove in software, I now see that tracking usage without tracking people is possible. Tracking is essential to , so is still full of moral hazards

It has been interesting to dig into this, the vast body of knowledge has gotten us started, but it isn't the same problem, so similar but different tools are needed.

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I'm digging into tools these days, provides lookups if a string is a known domain name, and returns all strings that resolve to an IP address. The approach seems much more useful since it doesn't need a pre-prepared list of "known domain names", instead provides that

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