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Want to teach others how to stay safe online? EFF’s Security Education Companion can help. sec.eff.org/

#AdHackManifesto

1. Advertising shits in your head, it is a form of visual and psychological pollution.

2. Removing/Replacing/Defacing advertising is not vandalism, it is an act of tidying up that is both legally and morally defensible.

3. The Visual Realm is a Public Realm, it is part of the commons, it belongs to everyone, so nobody should be able to own it.

4. Outdoor Advertising can and should be banned, Sao Paulo did it in 2006, Grenoble followed suit in 2015.

@sproid Let's bring a hands on part in here:

f-droid.org/en/packages/de.wes

With #StreetComplete everyone can contribute to OpenStreetmap and help to improve the data.

If you want to do bigger changes, you can put a note there, and as soon as you are at a desktop, go to openstreetmap.org/ sign in, and use the edit button.

The tutorial makes it really simple to get started, so please try before calling it too complicated :3

#HandsOn #OpenStreetmap #contribute

@emelie Studio cats are special, huh? Does yours also shred rejected sketches on the table and throw you this reproachful look, like, "get back to work"?

Minnie approves.

You can watch and download #PublicDomainFilms and #CreativeCommonsFilms free and legally on these sites:

VidCommons
vidcommons.org
VidCommons is a PeerTube instance, so you can also follow its accounts on here:
@documentaries
@animation
@films

Archive.org
archive.org/details/movies

Kino.social
kino.social
Also on the fediverse at @kinosocial

#AlternativesAtoZ #Films #Movies #Cinema #PublicDomain #CreativeCommons

Trading a physical wall for a digital surveillance wall that violates our civil rights is not an option. Send a tweet to Congressional leaders asking them to Stop the Tech Wall. act.eff.org/action/no-tech-wal

This is coming from a place of making a living wage but

‘Capital stealing the value of my labor’ doesn’t feel nearly as important as capital stealing my LIFE.

40 hours of my week + recovery time. My education choices. Where I can live. Whether I own a pet. Capitalism limits all the wonderful things I could do in life.

I know money can acquire some of these things. I just think the phrase ‘capitalism steals the value of your labor’ isn’t communicating well how much capitalism steals from us.

Glamorous times at the ol Karen Pixley household, got some cats

showing off her strange toe beans in her sleep! there's a spill on thr futon sheets again and i need to wash them so ignore that thanks

The excellent Mastodon/PeerTube/Pleroma app Mastalab has changed its name to "Fedilab", to reflect that it works on many Fediverse services.

Fedilab is available through Google Play and @fdroidorg

The new site is at:
fedilab.app

Their Fediverse account remains the same though, it's still at:
@tom79

(It's also due to get PixelFed support soon.)

“5G” is a distraction. There is “absolutely no way is wireless service ever going to be competitive with high-speed wireline services,” says EFF's @EFFFalcon theverge.com/2019/2/6/18212742

RT @pkanter@twitter.com
My parents gave us an older laptop for our son. 2gb of Ram, and no OS. What to do? Installed @LubuntuOfficial@twitter.com and it is running great.
I wonder how many people have an older PC they think is useless and buy a new one they don't need for basic tasks? Awesome.

You can find free #PublicDomainEbooks really easily using switching.social's eBook search page:

switching.social/public-domain

The search covers a wide variety of public domain sites, and includes many different languages.

#AlternativesAtoZ #eBooks #PublicDomain #Books #Literature

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