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Mozilla Google budget screaming 

Something is just wrong here... Mozilla just extended its deal with Google (making it the numero uno search engine) for something like 400 million dollars PER YEAR. For the next three years.

That is 1.2 BILLION dollars from 2020 to 2023.

If you cannot run a freaking NON-PROFIT on 400 MILLION dollars PER YEAR that means:

a) You are paying your executives too much.
b) You don't know how to manage a non-profit.
c) All of the above.
Source: zdnet.com/article/sources-mozi

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Capitalism is a form of brainwashing

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mako.cc/writing/hill-free_tool

Quick reminder that sourcehut is 100% free and open source software, unlike GitHub, GitLab, or BitBucket

Shoutout to other free software forges like @codeberg and Pagure, too

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Hello everyone!

So lately, I've been learning more about GNU and the FSF.

I recently realized that Free software and Open source are not identical values.

Below I have 3 articles that could be helpful on the point:

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Richard Stallman's, "Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software":
gnu.org/philosophy/open-source

Free software definition (GNU):
gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.htm

Open source definition (OSI):
opensource.org/osd
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Stay Safe!

#gnu
#opensource
#privacy
#floss

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If you wish to control your online identity and consider #keybase, please have a look at keyoxide.org instead :)

- fully #opensource
- #decentralized and #privacy focuse
- no vendor lock-in
- no #zoom takeover \o/

#pgp #gpg #encryption

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The Lebanese Red Cross web site was struggling earlier so I set up a mirror of crucial donation information (links to donation apps and wire transfer instructions) here:

lrc.small-web.org

(Please use the original site if it is up.)

#Lebanon #Beirut

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Searx - free (as in freedom), privacy repecting metasearch engine. It contain search results from many search engines but it don't share users' IP and history with them. Searx blocks third-party engines' cookies and users profiling.

Read more: searx.me

List of public instances (there are also onion services): searx.space

#Searx #SearchEngine #Privacy #FreeSoftware

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Pyramids in Egypt light up with the Lebanese flag in solidarity of the massive explosion & subsequent loss of life in Beirut

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@JonYoder How would saying that fascists don't belong in our communities be trolling?

Fascists should feel unwelcome everywhere. They should feel unsafe everywhere.

They have no place in our society or among us.

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Given the hate from the right we are getting on bird site right now, I’ll say it here as well.

ThinkPrivacy supports anti fascists in their struggles around the globe, we believe that all black lives matter, and we do not believe fascists or those who sympathize with fascists have any place in our communities.

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This poem was nominated by UN as the best poem of 2009, Written by a child from Africa.

When I born, I black
When I grow up, I black
When I go in Sun, I black
When I scared, I black
When I sick, I black
And when I die, I still black

And you white fellow
When you born, you pink
When you grow up, you white
When you go in sun, you red
When you cold, you blue
When you scared, you yellow
When you sick, you green
And when you die, you gray

And you calling me colored?

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@TheFuzzStone You can't leave politics out of FOSS. It is everywhere.

However, I don't see how anyone can compare the left to the right. One's taking away people's rights, literally murdering people, and the other is the left trying to stop that.

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#Adebar v2.0.3 has just been released:

codeberg.org/izzy/Adebar/relea

Generated device documentation now has more details on multi-user, device admins and standard apps.

#Android

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Things I realized I don't need:

- Websites to "remember me"

I can just use my password manager to log in every time. I use "Site bleacher" (a Firefox add-on) to remove all the cookies so I'm always logged out.

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Just talked to someone who paid $1k to host a simple personal website for a year. I took 20 minutes and explained why that was the stupidest thing I've heard in a while

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