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I'm new here. I'm anti tech cis dudes that refuse to reflect and undo toxic behavior, and like to call those comrades (if they want so) that do.

my gender: human
my pronoun: it/they/them/human
my interest for being here:
promoting and sharing thoughts about: secure communication, that puts the user and their usecases into the center of considerations.
I'm here for learning, and tryn to take what I learned to contribute back to freesoftware projects such as .

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Hey, it's been 1 year since we opened our doors ! 1 year since the house is occupied 24/7 !
Happy birthday to ourselves 🎉🎉 :blob_black_block: :blob_cat_camera: :blob_cat_flamethrower: :blob_cat_heart: :blob_peek:

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Join us, #BlueRidgeABC, for socially-distanced, outdoor #letterwriting. Bring letters you've been meaning to complete, or write liberation #politicalprisoner s from various movements with upcoming birthdays + folks facing repression at the moment around the USA's gulags.

#solidarity

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This is all while farmers continue to protest and some are disappeard. They're protestinh new laws that protect prices of their produce.

> [...]small farmers will face a “death warrant,” and India’s fertile lands will fall into the hands of a few large corporate players.

A toolkit Greta Thunberg mentioned is villified and painted as conspiracy. (invalidly, of course)

It is unlikely that the centralized-social-network -based megacorporations will do anything, since they regretted that in China

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📰 India Targets Climate Activists With the Help of Big Tech | Naomi Klein
theintercept.com/2021/02/27/in
> [...] human rights advocates are warning that India is on the knife edge of terrible violence, perhaps even the kind of genocidal bloodshed that social media aided and abetted against the Rohingya in Myanmar.

Twitter shut down dissident accounts but left this up:

> “Whoever has seeds of anti-nationalism in their mind has to be destroyed from the roots, be it #Disha_Ravi or anyone else.

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A group of Black revolutionaries have started an autonomous zone named #OrishaLand in #Austin, #Texas. They've already done a lot to fight #gentrification by organizing material support & political education for the local Black community. It's a real glimmer of hope for what has otherwise been a shitty #BlackHistoryMonth.

For more about their recent efforts:
fourhundredandone.com/so/ebNUV

On social media:
Instagram: @400and1
Twitter: @_400and1
Facebook: /400and1

lemmy 

Funfact:

One of the admins behind lemmygrad (/u/muad_dibber) the second biggest instance (as promoted at joinlemmy)
was so much into conspiracy theory and boot-licking that it resulted in them being banned form r/socialism.

But sure, only tankies are the real communists.
Don't believe their lies!

Reminder that dev of is explicitly Marxist-Leninist and not just any communist.
It's the sort that cheers to mass murder.

dev explaining their politics:

Look we have an excuse for cheering to mass murder, because we have also nice people that are part of the development team.

Beside that, building federated infrastrucutre is the proof that we are the good people.
Bad people wouldn't support federated infrastructure. (except everyone that understands the benefits of such an infrastructure. Remember Gab? The thing run by fashs?..ups, )

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#forestation = growing a forest

#ProForestation = growing an existing forest to it's fullest ecological potential.

#ReForestation = regrowing a forest where one was before. This is often done to stop #deforestation and #desertification.

#afforestation = growing a forest where none was before, e.g. to regenerate the soil or attract rain.

Some of my favorite forestation projects:

The #GreatGreenWall of Africa - a project to stop the desertification of the Sahel region.

#Ecosia - the search engine that plants trees.

#ForestFinance - invest in forestation projects across the globe.

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Ok, DDos against infrastructure we're using is over and our (work in progress) webpage is accessible again. :-)

Solikey – the key that opens doors for those in need
solikey.blackblogs.org/

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Yet another DDoS attack hits blackblogs.org. Our blog is hosted there.

In the meantime a short #introduction of @solikey:

- Solikey is a service and a tool
- Solikey is a solidary lock and key service, that shares knowledge and tools free of charge.
- currently maintained by tiny group, and its at the very begining
- Solikey is legal, and we cannot control if it will be used while helping others, in a way that is restricted by law.
- Humanrights have a higher value to us then local laws.

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OnionShare 2.3 had a few bugs including anonymous chat mode was broken 😭 but don't worry, we just released OnionShare 2.3.1 and it fixes all of that!

Get it at onionshare.org/

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Now that the new OnionShare has better command line support, I just wrote a guide explaining how to run your own anonymous Tor dropbox on a Raspberry Pi. Check it out: micahflee.com/2021/02/onionsha

If you have any leaks, load this URL in Tor Browser to send them my way: vxat6yszh7o5r2fxzvibxsb4lmfi6y

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Are you a native speaker/writer of Arabic, Chinese (Traditional), or Polish? Please help finish translating the new OnionShare. These languages are nearly complete and I'd love to include them!

Here is the OnionShare project on Weblate hosted.weblate.org/projects/on

Ham Radio & Emergency Communications | JS8Call
invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=

wow that's cool, That's like the fediverse but sending text over radio waves.

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The #XMPP Newsletter for January 2021 is out!

This is the first XMPP Newsletter for this year! We collected many news not just from January but also the last December - Thanks to everyone contributing!

Enjoy reading! 📰 ☕

xmpp.org/2021/01/newsletter-01 #federated #decentralization #standards #jabber

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Which friendly floss collective can you advice, that could offer to Tails 2 public #XMPP rooms, that are bridged with #Matrix and #IRC.

Our resources are spare, and if we don't need to self-host this ourselves, there'll be more resources left to focus on #Tails development.

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