We're sorry, Zoom is becoming a bit of a punching bag - but, like Facebook, they choose their own business practices and we all can disagree with those questionable choices. So do SpaceX and NASA... They have banned the use of Zoom.

My heart is racing and adrenaline is up. Reading Alex Messenger's reminds you of the sheer beauty of the wilderness and how small we humans are in the face of it.

"Our members don't need #PrivacyShield", the US Chamber of Commerce @AmChamEU@twitter.com is telling me. "It's a symbol."

So let's do away with this privacy sell-out that subjects our data to mass surveillance.

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- Hey, did you know that in Linux, you can type the name of an app in Terminal and launch it?

- Oh, neat!

*fires up GNOME desktop* Ooh, let’s try this!

$ files .

- Oh, sorry, not that. That’s nautilus.

- Oh, uh-uh… ok, how about…

$ web

Ah, yes, no, that’s epiphany!


#YearOfLinuxOnDesktop #design #communication #consistency

Really looking forward to this year! If you'd like to meet this guy to talk , , , or simply how to up your life, ping me here.

Further takeaways from this session: Digital security trainings shouldn’t only be based on fear, especially for activists who are already subject to threats and experience fear through their work.
Training shouldn’t be tools-centric, but need to involve the reasons why e.g. email encryption should be used.
There needs to be space for follow up.
And male trainers in particular need to recognise their privileges.

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Feel-good news: The Ministry of Education of the German region of Thuringia moves the email inboxes of its 22,000 teachers to Mailbox.org to protect theirs and their students' .


“Prosecuting someone is _supposed_ to be difficult. Law enforcement should be efficient but there are reasons why taking away someone’s freedom is difficult in a situation of rule of law” –@ilumium (@edri@twitter.com) at #CEPS #JUDIT Conference on #eEvidence @CEPS_thinktank@twitter.com

As part our commitment to open source, today we are announcing the release of GopenPGP, an open source golang encryption library. This library powers all our apps and has been audited for security by @sec_consult. protonmail.com/blog/openpgp-go

Guten Morgen, ich habe mich entschlossen, neben Twitter auch Mastodon zu nutzen, über die Instanz bonn.social (Hallo, @Sascha_Foerster@twitter.com). Freue mich auch dort über Gesprächspartner und bin gespannt, ob automatisches Crossposting funktioniert :-)


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