#Netherlands #privacy regulator says #Windows10 breaks the law, does not provide information required for informed consent https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/10/dutch-privacy-regulator-says-that-windows-10-breaks-the-law/
@cassolotl Wild coincidence I was just now listening to the #Dutch News podcast (I'm in the #Netherlands part-time) and they mentioned the new coalition decided the government can no longer ask for gender unnecessarily, yay!
I found an article on it and, well, they still think it's necessary for passports, tho :thaenkin: https://dutchreview.com/news/dutch-news/unnecessary-gender-registration-new-dutch-government/
'Fine dust concentration increase in the #Netherlands. Confirmed by different sensor systems.'
Nazi's in #Nijmegen, #Netherlands. Enough antifascists to stop them, but police separates them strictly according news article. I would say - the police are defending this scum.
'Koppelting the great gathering of the #commons'
Koppelting is an annual grassroots festival about peer production and free/libre alternatives for society.
when: 21-27 August
where: open source fablab and the experimental cooperative University of Amersfoort (#netherlands)
I won't be there this year but maybe one of you is interested in.
Would you join a large-scale uprising against the goverment? Show more
In a research many answerd with 'yes' they would.
67% in #greece
65% in #Italy
63% in #spain
61% in #france
59% in #czech republic
57% in #wales
54% in #ireland
45% in #luxembourg
44% in #switzerland
41% in #belgium
39% in #austria
37% in #germany
33% in #netherlands
Dutch Senate votes in favor of dragnet surveillance powers
Via bits of freedom:
#Netherlands Senate passes law allowing intelligent agencies broad powers for mass #surveillance http://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-intelligence-idUSKBN19W2SU?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Reuters/worldNews+(Reuters+World+News)
This study is quite similar to my undergrad thesis (which I called "#Cooperation Within the State, Without the State"). I used the #Netherlands as my primary case study, & also included some past iterations of Nation-State systems.
The UK-based person who has pushed a lot of this thinking in recent years has also done work around the concept of converting #citycouncils to cooperatives.