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Did you know Google Analytics is the biggest tracker on the web?

Website owners: Knowing you're sharing your users' data with Google should be enough to stop using Google Analytics but just in case, @markosaric has more reasons that go beyond privacy.

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Tor for Android by @torproject is a mobile browser that provides both privacy and anonymity online by masking who you are and where you are connecting as you browse. Review our guide on using Tor for Android to get set up.

The massive infrastructure required to run face recognition cannot be easily dismantled when the COVID-19 emergency is over. We cannot allow law enforcement and other government officials to use a time of crisis to normalize this invasive tactic.

The next step in making easier: Markdown and long-form texts, from docs to blogs. Here is what we have learned so far:

We have started a public wiki page to gather all the gov/etc apps, we are also monitoring what is in those apps. Please let us know if any are missing, or direct edit if you have access.

There is now a nice comic of the PEPP-PT protocol idea for anyone know of anyone working on implementing it?

Together with many Dutch civil rights defenders the FSFE has signed a statement to outlines 10 principles a contact tracing app should abide by #freesoftware #privacy

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!

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