We Thought It Was Fiction - an abolitionist perspective on surveillance: https://www.radicalecologicaldemocracy.org/we-thought-it-was-fiction/
"A world with Facebook is going to be crueler, stupider, and more deadly than one without #Facebook" #BoycottFacebook
If you live in the US and need help paying your Internet bill, check out https://ebbhelp.org or take a look at the attached PSA.
Thinking about how the whole idea of “alpha male” wolves is a myth, based off behaviour only exhibited in captivity. Also thinking about how capitalism & colonialism are effectively systems of captors and captives.
When not in captivity, violent struggles between wolves for dominance are rare or non existent. Meanwhile, the majority of people live in some kind of captivity. How does this change our behaviour? What would we be like if the majority were instead free?
"Fossil fuel companies are suing governments across the world for more than $18bn (£13bn) after action against climate change has threatened their profits"
This is it. This is literally capitalists dropping the mask and affirming the "profit over people" dogma in court.
Facebook Is Censoring People For Mentioning Open-Source Social Network Mastodon | The Changelog
<< ProtonMail deletes 'we don't log your IP' boast from website after French climate activist reportedly arrested >>
Inching closer to getting the Jitsi Meet patch required for live interpretation merged into core:
Bitcoin uses seven times more electricity than Google.
Climate activist arrested after ProtonMail provided his IP address - https://twitter.com/tenacioustek/status/1434604102676271106
How do corporate services reach the tipping point where "everyone" uses them? Is it by writing good software? Not so much... https://twitter.com/jowens510/status/1428415192480698371
Is anyone using gitweb anymore or is it gitlab and gitea all the way? Just struggled to get gitweb working, now documented for future self https://current.workingdirectory.net/posts/2021/gitweb/
10 techies, 35 devices, Prince's Party Like It's 1999 desktop shared, elf binary pasted into chat, and still can't crash jitsi meet. Will what happened last week remain a mystery forever?
If anyone is bored and has an old browser or device lying around, May First is trying to re-create a meeting we had last week where it *seems* an errant browser crashed the meeting. We'll be here for the next hour: https://i.meet.mayfirst.org/crashparty
I'm not really sure how Zoom was accused of misstating their end to end encryption (https://rwsmagazine.com/bbc-zoom-reaches-86m-class-action-settlement-over-user-privacy/) but I feel somewhat vindicated in noticing that 3 years ago (https://twitter.com/jamierelay/status/981618278501113858)
Ahhh. "Use another login" means use another device configured with the same login to verify your identity.
May First Movement Technology and Progressive Technology Project, organizer, anti-capitalist, parent, not necessarily in that order.
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