#synching 1.1.4 is out with a bunch of bug fixes and some minor enhancements! https://forum.syncthing.net/t/syncthing-v1-1-4/13337
How do student groups build the movement for digital rights? Check out our case study of @YalePrivacyLab, a grassroots student group in the Electronic Frontier Alliance. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/12/securing-institutions-we-rely-grassroots-case-study
Trying out the new Wellness settings in #Pinafore.
Enabled all of them.
As an investigative journalist, Chloe worked hard to protect her anonymity. Yet, when her source used TrueCaller, things changed https://privacyinternational.org/case-study/2997/betrayed-app-she-had-never-heard-how-truecaller-endangering-journalists
New Social Media Question on DS-160 and DS-260 Visa Applications at http://immigrationgirl.com/new-social-media-question-on-ds-160-and-ds-260-visa-applications/ - discuss at https://freepo.st/freepost.cgi/post/s985eweyd0 #freepost
How DRM has permitted Google to have an "open source" browser that is still under its exclusive control
How To Limit Your Exposure To The Surveillance Capitalism https://medium.com/swlh/surveillance-capitalism-9294fc3a7709
"Facebook lawyer says you don't have any privacy on the site" – https://www.digitaltrends.com/social-media/facebook-lawyer-privacy-shareholder-meeting/ #Facebook #Privacy
Ethical web principles
In the most recent episode of our podcast, @cwebber and @emacsen take a walk down memory lane about 8 bit computers, DOS and Unix command lines and the way that the imagery and mystique of the terminal may be holding us back.
"I'm an artist. Gardening is my graffiti. I grow my art. I use the garden soil like it's a piece of cloth, and the plants and the trees, that's my embellishment for that cloth. You'd be surprised what the soil can do if you let it be your canvas."
– Ron Finley, guerilla gardener
#FollowFriday recommendations from me:
@alcinnz says smart stuff about web browsers and websites
@FASA_Andrew_1879 says smart stuff about tabletop RPGs
@cwebber says smart stuff about ActivityPub
(And remember, I'm looking for more people to follow and followers related to tabletop RPGs and fantasy fiction, so please direct folk my way if you would!)
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