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Check out upcoming workshop on privacy from the folks at Community Bridge - this Thursday at 3:00 pm America/New_york time: communitybridge.com/events/

I just read Adam Gordon Bell's article on the awk command and learned that awk was named after the first letters of the three authors. Big take away: we could have been typing `wak` this whole time!
earthly.dev/blog/awk-examples/

R.I.P Howard Frederick. We should challenge the narrative that the corporate/military/right wing have always directed the development of the Internet. Frederick was a pioneer with a legacy of left wing innovation via the Internet: academia.edu/29802924/The_Tech (scroll down to read - you don't have to give your email).

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If you use #GMail, #Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt, and even if you didn't buy the product from them. Here's metadata from my takeout showing price, delivery address, description, vendor, etc. #privacy

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If you live in the US and need help paying your Internet bill, check out ebbhelp.org or take a look at the attached PSA.

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"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.

news.sky.com/story/fossil-fuel

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I'm a firm believer of Hanlon's Razor, but over a week, Facebook has flagged a post and a comment of mine, both about Mastodon (and including a link to joinmastodon.org)

🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

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<< ProtonMail deletes 'we don't log your IP' boast from website after French climate activist reportedly arrested >>

theregister.com/2021/09/07/pro

Inching closer to getting the Jitsi Meet patch required for live interpretation merged into core:
github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/pu

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How do corporate services reach the tipping point where "everyone" uses them? Is it by writing good software? Not so much... twitter.com/jowens510/status/1

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 current.workingdirectory.net/p

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