"@snowden has said that @UIDAI has created a mass surveillance system with Aadhaar... Snowden talked about the recent controversy where many Android phone users found the UIDAI helpline number had been added to their contact lists" #privacy #surveillance https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/snowden-calls-for-criminal-action-against-aadhaar-misuse/articleshow/65466124.cms
Today, we installed #FreedomBox on Olimex's LIME2 single-board computer.
Here's what it looks like without a case! This single-board is a fully functional computer which we made into a private server.
The LIME2 board is Open Source Hardware. Learn more: https://www.olimex.com/wiki/A20-OLinuXino-LIME2#Hardware
Found the introductory blog post about ethical OS. And it's not a computer operating system. It's a decision-making framework for ethics in technology.
GPG Sync 0.2 is released! It's an open source tool to make it easier for every member of an organization to have up-to-date versions of every other members' PGP public keys.
This version looks way nicer, is more stable, and now has support for Windows.
Worker cooperatives are more than just sharing profits equally. Once again a capitalist(profit first) media doesn't understand the core of a cooperative. It is about making decisions together. When you include decisions from a broad range of people, you actually create an ecosystem where everyone thrives.
The world needs more people conscious about technology, politics and economics around tech. I am part of a Free Software community where I live but we are too dependent on self motivated individuals to get the thing going.
I think we can concur that self motivation is a trait achieved through periods of suffering / pain but how to motivate people into thinking about the hard things?
Writing a roadmap to create a good balance between community & organization
@exodus is looking for volunteers with Android development and Python skills. Be part of a great organization and work on cutting-edge and newsworthy investigations!
report by @exodus scanner reveals Braze and New Relic trackers in 23andMe Android app: https://reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/reports/17264/
23andMe has recently been scrutinized for signing deal with pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xwkaz3/23andme-sold-access-to-your-dna-library-to-big-pharma-but-you-can-opt-out
New project on Pepper&Carrot website: "The documentation for contributors"
- Translate with Inkscape and a Web Browser only
- Git workflow
- CC-By best practise
... and an API!
A hobbyist coder
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko