RT @NetShutdowns
We are hearing of an #InternetShutdown in #Kupwara in Kashmir. We will keep you posted with any further developments. Please report #shutdowns to us @SFLCin@twitter.com and @NetShutdowns@twitter.com. #LetTheNetWork

*Liberal voice* I understand that your position is fundamentally correct. I can't find anything technically wrong with your position itself; it addresses an undeniable systemic problem, and it's been done successfully in other places. However, you used a tone I disliked when you described it, and you implied that there are areas in which people I identify with could improve. This is completely unacceptable. I pledge to fight your ideas tooth and nail; they're dangerous, radical, and I hate them.

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Zoom meetings aren’t actually end-to-end encrypted, despite misleading marketing on their website, in their security white paper, and in the user interface in their app theintercept.com/2020/03/31/zo by @yaelwrites and myself

auspol, covid 

It looks like the Feds are gonna double Newstart!

Haha, remember when our country was on fire and it seemed like the apocalypse had arrived? So glad that's over.

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just verified for myself: the latest debian+phosh image for the #pinephone now has working phone calls, out of the box.

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ok nerds here is a draft of this essay

> # Comparative Considerations Regarding Distributed Software Architectures

> Together we are strong. Knowing this, how can we write good software?

gist.github.com/garbados/cd3d5

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yo *three percent* of the world population went on strike today. a quarter of a billion people! shoutouts to india

RT @HemaniBhandari@twitter.activitypub.actor
The very brave Professor Sucharita Sen spoke to @the_hindu@twitter.com about Sunday #JNUViolence and said that the mob's intention was not to scare but murderous.Police watched as she bled & not allowed to exit main gate. How JNU changed in 35 years of her time here.
google.com/amp/s/www.thehindu.

i love to entrust internet standards to google, the perfectly neutral corporation that has no vested interest in pushing advertisements

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RT @RanaAyyub@twitter.activitypub.actor
Cops in Uttar Pradesh led by Yogi Adityanath have been given a free hand to kill and silence protestors. Hindi news channels are an embarassment, enabling this fascist regime. This is a carnage

So now voice, internet and SMS services from mobile telecom providers are being suspended in parts of Delhi, on orders of the government to deal with #CAAProtest .

Normalcy is here, everyone.
twitter.com/DanishKh4n/status/

RT @DanishKh4n@twitter.com

Here's the confirmation twitter.com/airtel_presence/st

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DanishKh4n/status/

**Kafka Down Under: the Threat to Whistleblowers and Press Freedom in Australia**

"It was the head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre who finally admitted before an Australian Parliament committee that she had unilaterally directed and pressured CyberCon to drop myself and an academic research professor (an Australian citizen) from t…"

counterpunch.org/2019/12/13/ka

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**What Religion is Your Nationalism?**

"In India today, if you do not belong to the majority community, your nationalism is suspect. If you do not hail their worship, you are a dissenter. But can a deity represent a nation’s ‘asmita’, self-esteem? Is building a temple nationalism? On November 9, 27 years after mobs destroyed the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, the More The post What Reli…"

counterpunch.org/2019/12/06/wh

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This thread is now the definitive "Why you should join Chinwag" example to show people.

social.chinwag.org/@matt/10320

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