The NLnet Foundation @NLnetFDN & @NGIZero are funding projects for the #NextGenerationInternet. Open calls on their sites til 01.12.19:

nlnet.nl
ngi.eu

if you don't #boost that, i have to call the dark army, sorry guys!
bitmessage, tox, or cabal.chat would be my choice for support.

#nlnetfdn #ngi4eu #ngizero #fsf #opensource #privacy #security

There should be such a thing like European funding for free software development.

@NGIZero funds federated self-hosted search hubs for Searx, advanced search for Peertube and other new proven/promising search and discovery tech through our latest closed call. Want to know more or apply for funding to improve open search and discovery? -> ngi.eu/news/2019/09/23/ngi-mak

"For the 1.3 billion people living with some form of visual impairment globally, a substantial chunk of the internet is inaccessible. But researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are developing ways to make memes more for everyone." Why is essential for an open -> thenextweb.com/high-contrast/2

The EU’s highest court ruled Tuesday that sites must get a user’s explicit affirmative consent to drop , and that "a box checked by default is therefore insufficient." -> wired.com/story/europe-sites-t

The NGI Initiative - ngi.eu/about/

> The Next Generation Internet (#NGI) initiative, launched by the European Commission in the autumn of 2016, aims to shape the future internet as an interoperable platform ecosystem that embodies the values that #Europe holds dear: openness, inclusivity, transparency, #privacy

has blocked a proposed revision of the charter of the Privacy Interest Group (PING), a part of the web standards body -> theregister.co.uk/2019/09/25/g

Hi Fediverse, I’d like to an account on Mastodon.technology but registration is now invite-only, and I don’t know anybody personally there. Can someone from there send me an invite please?

Please boost!

The growing presence of big Internet platforms can benefit the user by offering seamless Internet experiences, but it could also harm innovation, competition, and the Internet’s broader architecture, says the report, which marks the start of the ’s efforts to examine this issue -> future.internetsociety.org/201

China leads the world in and other new technologies, with its own government using the tools at home and Technologies Co. exporting them globally, according to a new report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -> wsj.com/articles/world-catchin

China is the global leader in technologies, although other countries are catching up, according to a study by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. At least 75 nations, including the U.S., support the use of technology to monitor their citizens, with China's Huawei Technologies exporting its surveillance products to 50 countries -> cacm.acm.org/news/239631-world

Pervasive computing technology can enhance quality
of life for those with disabilities by providing access to
timely information and helping them to navigate their
environment independently. Three research projects focusing on different impairments
demonstrate the importance of including target users in the design and implementation
of an system -> ieeecs-media.computer.org/medi

Everyone can help training @mozilla Common Voice!
Record your voice, help validate the recorded sentences...
Super easy and funny do do!
Open Source voice recognition software is important if we want to have open source assistants...
#AI #voice #opensource
voice.mozilla.org

This week KDE extends its advanced text editor, Kate, with custom tools; let's you easily switch audio from one device to another; allows you to know immediately when there's network trouble; and much more!

pointieststick.com/2019/09/21/

Getting paid for Free Software is a sometimes difficult. E.g. I have decided to work 20% less on my day-job in order to be able to write the Linux Course. For this time I don't get paid and this money is literally missing in our pockets. It is important that you help with a donation liberapay.com/Linux-Kurs - also little amounts count!

"IoT systems are designed primarily for the convenience of home owners wanting to control their household devices remotely. However, connecting them gives attackers huge power, since the IoT manufacturers are paying more attention to convenience than security," said Suryadipta Majumdar, a professor of information security and digital forensics at the University of Albany -> Hacking the Smart Home via the Internet of Things
cacm.acm.org/news/239502-hacki

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