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Dear Mastodon, we're ~60 followers away from 12K! Can you help us get there?

Help by spreading the word that:

🔵 Privacy is a human right.

🔵 Tracking & surveillance are widespread on the internet.

🔵 Tor is a nonprofit that can help you take back your privacy online.

Now that the new OnionShare has better command line support, I just wrote a guide explaining how to run your own anonymous Tor dropbox on a Raspberry Pi. Check it out:

If you have any leaks, load this URL in Tor Browser to send them my way: vxat6yszh7o5r2fxzvibxsb4lmfi6y

@guardianproject @fdroidorg
Popularity Contest aka F-Droid is now posted as a merge request, it should be included in the v1.12-alpha1 which will be out soon.

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: the wonderful, powerful idea that betrayed us. A discussion of switchblades as kitchen tools, hammering in the bathroom, and measuring effectiveness rather than "engagement".

is the world's most popular operating system. and @fdroidorg have demonstrated its possible to build FSF-free and DFSG-free OS based on Android and F-Droid. Replicant and F-Droid do not yet meet the standards for being fully free software yet. Both communities are working towards that core goal. The only limiting factor is developer time to make it happen. So F-Droid and Replicant (and free Android ROMs) should be designated as High Priority Projects

We've identified two new, easy data points for , and are already applying them to @fdroidorg They can be added to @exodus Looking forward to seeing what others do with this!

I'm starting work on the "Popularity Contest" idea for @fdroidorg that will provide statistics on app usage as part of @guardianproject's project, follow progress at

Sooo this corona warn app seems to work without play service code now, thanks to @larma ! 🎉

Currently you'll have to self-build and it only works in debug mode, but it seems to work.

WiP build instructions here:

Thanks to #FreeSoftware developers, the German #CoronaWarnApp for tracing #COVID19 risk contacts is available on @fdroidorg without any Google dependencies. This not only fosters software freedom, but also sets the ground for innovative features.

#microg #cctg

If you teach digital security, inclusive education is a helpful topic to check out. Learn how to meaningfully incorporate all levels of learners with different needs and disabilities in the same room. Read a short introduction here

2020 is a year in that many public administrations announced they plan to follow our road to software freedom. Read about our successess and about the state of #FreeSoftware in #European #Public #Policies in our yearly report:

and then support our work by becoming a supporter so we can keep up the good work!

Universities should strike any app mandates from their existing student commitments, and should pledge to not include them in future student commitments.

's is well known for providing access to digital media where there is no Internet. It should also be recognized for a system with decentralized, built-in, human-powered curation. Thanks @SujathaTF for highlighting that.

Starting this week, I want to try something new in the weekly meeting slot (Thursdays @ 11:30 UTC): I'll have "office hours" so anyone can come and ask any question, either via the regular chat channels, or realtime voice in

your "Data Protection Choices" screen is really disingenuous. The "Decline" button does not take you to the article even!

"Adtech's bogeymen are tracking everything - even your web visits to mental health charities, claim campaigners... So says Pro Privacy after automatedly gazing at 82,000 sites"

Political campaigns are increasingly digital and are becoming increasingly reliant on data exploitation.

Join this event on 22/09 to hear from @elsamnews on how is social media is used in political campaignign in Indonesia & what the rules of the game are, if any.

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