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"Labour suspends members for passing motion criticising Jeremy Corbyn suspension"

So not only did they suspend but now they're suspending people for voicing disagreement with the decision?

I guess democracy means agreeing with everything leadership hands down.

Yet again proving that Democracy is but a name used to badger governments not aligned with us, nothing more.

independent.co.uk/news/uk/poli

"Post-Brexit lorry queues could make Kent 'toilet of England'"
theguardian.com/politics/2020/

“It is not a threat from us, but inevitably if drivers are forced to use bushes and parkways, the environment will be damaged in those areas. I’m hoping the government will listen.”

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So apparently a single domain going down on servers makes one unable to launch non-Apple apps.

People have been sneaked a cloud OS without even realizing it, being at a complete mercy of a single, central entity.

This is a microcosm of where closed-source walled gardens inevitably lead.

was right.

twitter.com/lapcatsoftware/sta

The EU trying to ban E2E encryption:

"Competent authorities must be able to access data in a lawful and targeted manner, in full respect of fundamental rights and the data protection regime, while upholding cybersecurity.

Since there is no single way of achieving the set goals, governments, industry, research and academia need to work together to strategically create this balance. "

I like how they try to acknowledge there's no way to do it & then revert to "but try harder" anyway.

They want the US Govt to forcibly shut down Cloudflare and Telegram too

Hey RIAA maybe shut the fuck??

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wtf ? If his isn't some security by obscurity right here, not sure what is. What does this achieve?

What is a System-on-Chip (SoC), and Why Do We Care if They are Open Source? bunniestudios.com/blog/?p=5971

The EU Council is pushing for encryption backdoors to messenger apps such as WhatsApp and Signal to fight terrorism (German article): fm4.orf.at/stories/3008930/

Despite the fact that errors of investigation in Austrian authorities had made the attack possible in the first place and not a lack of digital surveillance powers. Politicians must start to understand that more surveillance will not lead to more security. That's why we fight any attempt for an encryption backdoor: tutanota.com/blog/posts/why-a-

Famous neolib newspaper ""keeping it real" 

The guardian needs YOUR support to churn out gems like this:

(and that of the Gates Foundation)

The eDEX-UI terminal emulator looks like it came from a sci-fi movie. It looks really cool: youtube.com/watch?v=gbzqCAjm--

uspol outside perespective 

It's great that Trump is gone and all, but I fear it'll put a lot of activists to sleep and lets not forged Biden will continue ME wars, ICE, not give anyone universal healthcase, continue corporate tax breaks, evictions, not act decisively on climate change due to the nature of many of his donors - & will hide behind a conservative SCOTUS as to why he can't get anything progressive done, whereas the reality is he kind of agrees with them cause he's not a progressive.

I think it's vital for there to be standards making it easy to spend money online! Especially in a world where we wrongfully require money to live.

As such I'm pleased to see the IETF standardize a payto: URI scheme, which I've just gotten around to reading! tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8905

Yes the W3C has a (JS-reliant) "WebPayments" standard too, but this one's more broadly useful & compatible with my efforts.

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Odysseus & Rhapsode supports payto: as will Haphaestus!

When my browsers encounter a payto: URI scheme on FreeDesktop.Org-compatible systems (like any Linux or BSD desktop), they launch your default banking app. If you don't have one (which payto: isn't established well enough to assume you do), they query an XML metadata database to recommend apps from your package manager.

As payto: is defined there may then need to be another application dispatch, but that's not my problem!

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The status quo online is that we require the assistance of centralized intermediaries (like Stripe, PayPal, Patreon, BandCamp, etc) even beyond the banks to receive any money online. At which point most publishers just go for the menace which is online advertising!

Hopefully payto: can help change this! GNU Taler is excited!

taler.net/en/news/2020-11.html
michael-lewis.com/posts/what-w

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