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TIL that Sony still makes "mp3-players", named Walkman, and that the priciest one will set you back $3200.

Is there a way to download podcasts from acast without the ads?

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As bad as this power-imbalance is, it's even worse if the platform collaborates with you to revise its rules so that any time you cross the line, they move the line.

That's what Facebook did for Trump, according to a Washington Post investigation by Elizabeth Dwoskin, Craig Timberg and Tony Romm.


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The Ancient Egyptians Wore Fashionable Striped Socks, New Pioneering Imaging Technology Imaging Reveals

This is a very damning text about tiktok, calling it spyware masquerading as a social media.

I can't know how correct this is. But what I do know is that it's high time for all mobile apps to be sandboxed.

This sounds very good

"The EU institutions approved a law which would allow citizens in all EU countries to go to court as a group if they have suffered the same damage[1]. Consumer groups have been advocating for such a law for more than 30 years."

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Enter an Archive of 6,000 Historical Children’s Books, All Digitized and Free to Read Online

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@forteller I just read it in full (the official Dutch translation).

A few comments:
+ Official translations. This helps for local usage.
+ EU law and court applies.
+ Compatible with other licenses, so no fragmentation.
- No explicit license to share edited works (it does license sharing and editing, but not both together).
- No formal summary (such as the license notice of gpl).

Overall, seems a very nice license.

Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. Just a random person that actually reads licenses.

Did you know that the EU has created their own license for Free software and free data? It's even compatible with AGPL, so it's a license for a world with servers/SaaS.

Maybe I've been living under a rock, but this was news to me.

The EU has also created a tool to compare 51 different licenses!

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There's some crazy internal US politics right now that threatens #OpenTechFund, who funded #LetsEncrypt, #CertBot, @torproject , #NoScript, TLS ESNI/ECH, #DNSPrivacyProj, #ReproducibleBuilds, #Wireguard, #DeltaChat, #OpenKeychain, #pypi, @guardianproject , @signalapp , and more. Looks like a couple proprietary software companies are trying to take over this #FreeSoftware money. Please sign on to the campaign to try to stop it:

Would someone please recommend me a server.

What I would like:
- Not the largest one. Centralized federation defeats the point.
- One that is likely to survive for a long time
- One that keeps the server up to date
- A not too crazy or silly name. I want to be able to tell people about it, even audibly, without seeming crazy.

Thank you! :)

@bjornstark Hei. tenkte å kjøpe minst 5 kopier av Ytringsfrihet annotert, før de blir borte. Mulig å treffe deg for å kjøpe direkte istedenfor å betale like mye i porto som en bok koster hos Haugen? :)

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The US Copyright Office has a huge report out on the state of Section 512 of the DMCA. The Office does not appear to be on the side of users.

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An Award-Winning Documentary Revealing the Inequalities in the US Criminal Justice System

According to Google Maps the statue of Edward Colston is out in the middle of the Floating Harbour. Anyone who's seen the video of the relocation effort knows that can't be true.

Yet again it seems that the collectively owned and edited @openstreetmap is much more accurate.

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