“The government tried to sell our lands to the oil companies without our permission. Our rainforest is our life. We decide what happens in our lands. We will never sell our rainforest to the oil companies. Today, the courts recognized that the Waorani people, and all indigenous peoples have rights over our territories that must be respected. The government’s interests in oil is not more valuable than our rights, our forests, our lives.”
What does #privacy mean? #facebook seems intend on redefining it to be meaningless...
A reduced group of rogue militar together with the heads of the fascist party are trying a new coup in #Venezuela today.
Times #Discord has tried to track me in the past day: 500+
Times #Reddit has tried to track me in the past day: 1000+
Times #Google has tried to track me in the past day: 2000+
Times #Mastodon has tried to track me in the past day: 0
Times #Funkwhale has tried to track me in the past day: 0
Times #Matrix has tried to track me in the past day: 0
Academics hide humans from #AI surveillance cameras with 2D prints
Read this conversation and ask yourself how well you are in control of your #privacy #consent
I just boarded an international @JetBlue flight. Instead of scanning my boarding pass or handing over my passport, I looked into a camera before being allowed down the jet bridge. Did facial recognition replace boarding passes, unbeknownst to me? Did I consent to this?
"Internet freedom is in decline around the world, and being part of a force for good that allows people to have private access to the open Web is hugely important to me. Millions of people around the world rely on Tor Browser and onion services for private and secure communication in their day-to-day lives." - Steph, communications director of the Tor Project https://internethealthreport.org/2019/in-defense-of-anonymity/
Only #rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse
"Those who govern the nation and shape public discourse cannot be trusted with the preservation of life on Earth. There is no benign authority preserving us from harm. No one is coming to save us. None of us can justifiably avoid the call to come together to save ourselves."
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The fact remains: we have no influence over Venezuela--certainly not in the way we could, say, influence Saudi Arabia to stop bombing Yemen.
And our "regime changes" in the past are not promising hints of what would happen.
So: hands off. It's that simple.
NewPipe represents the best of FOSS
I'm disturbed seeing that ppl here were about to obey to a law that does not yet exist as a law and was rejected by a really large crowd.
I'm speaking about the #uploadfilter.
If you're hosting in europe, you do NOT need to have one, a least not now, not tomorrow.
If we adopt social behaviour befor it becomes mandatory because we're afraid it becomming mandatory, we make the case we're afraid of happening more likly to happen.
Did the European Parliament just outlaw the only Europe-made social network with #Article13?
A #FOSS enthusiast interested in the fediverse development.
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more