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@brainblasted funny thing: it is usually simplier to download pirate copy rather than go through all DRM hell just to read/watch/listen the content you want on the unusable DRMed proprietary reader/player.

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La Quadrature says: European Union must impose interoperability on Web giants

ActivityPub is mentioned:

"Currently, the ActivityPub standard appears to be the simplest and most obvious starting point. However, in theory, nothing prevents giant platforms from proposing their own standards to the regularity authorities."

t.co/zvDK3xcKtg

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Speak Portuguese? Join @idec tomorrow for this webinar on the Google/Fitbit case with PI’s very own @IoannisKouvakas nitter.net/idec/status/1302955

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In 1991, Bruce Sterling gave a landmark keynote at the Game Developer's Conference in which he lamented game developers' technological amnesia - the fact that old game platforms disappeared and when they did, they took the games that ran on them with them.

Imagine an art form where anything more than a few years old is inaccessible without specialized equipment, and after a decade, most of it disappears forever!

smecers2.appspot.com/note/Lite

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RT @Jason
Brilliant: drone footage of San Francisco yesterday to blade runner 2049 sound track

Damned timezones. Why don't we get more suns and turn them off at night? Then we would have only one timezone.

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Next tuesday, Hackers will be 25 year old!
Is anyone here planning a celebration or something?

I know Hackers Curator and jwz are planning something (dnalounge.com/backstage/log/20), but what about the fediverse?

Oh, shit...
When I was a kid I imagined in 2020 technology would have given us flying cars and the cure for cancer.
Instead we got dead dictators singing Video Killed the Radio Star 😤

youtube.com/watch?v=25GjijODWo

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COVID tracking apps are unproven, untested technology. No one should be compelled to download one, including university students. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/07/univ

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sexual defacement of presidunt o' merica reelection campaign sign 

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The University of Costumed Heroes: A video from the FSF — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software
fsf.org/blogs/community/the-un

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hackers.town

A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.