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EU Commission announces plans for "European digital identity", which we should "use for everything", from online shopping to tax returns. The German Federal Constitutional Court has banned lifetime personal identification numbers because they encourage screening. Using multiple profiles and pseudonyms is of existential importance for many people and groups! What we really need is decentralized identity servers of your own choice that are interoperable.
#StopMassSurveillance

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If anybody needs some information about an #xmpp server, I set up a copy of xmpp-chatbot (github.com/mightyBroccoli/xmpp) that you can interact with.

XMPP: ginvo@jackpoint.virtadpt.net

!help displays the online help.

(No, it's not my work, but it's handy!)

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I just released Strophe.js version 1.4.0.

This release adds support for running a websocket connection inside a Shared Worker, enabling you to share a single XMPP connection between multiple tabs.

github.com/strophe/strophejs/r

RT @mikeschussler@twitter.com

Lockdowns & length & depth matter! SA GDP done and dusted. Further proof lockdown kill economies. Red are long lockdowns countries. Yellow softer and shorter lockdowns. Green no lockdowns. Orange is state level differences. Blue uncertain. but all countries had COVID. Red is bad!

🐦🔗: twitter.com/mikeschussler/stat

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Great news for all #XMPP users on Apple #macOS and #iOS: @tigase has released new versions of #BeagleIM and #SiskinIM:

Beagle:
github.com/tigase/beagle-im/re

Siskin:
github.com/tigase/siskin-im/re

Available in AppStore, new features:
- working Voice/Video calls with Conversations
- support for MIX chat rooms
- message rectraction
- message correction
- quick reply
- improved PUSH notifications
- improved message sync with MAM:2

RT @factcheckmypost@twitter.com

Just posted a message on Doge I guess for free 😂

Glad it found its use case

opreturn.net/dogecoin/dogewall

🐦🔗: twitter.com/factcheckmypost/st

RT @NorthmanTrader@twitter.com

Behold, the greatest bubble of our age.
Market cap to GDP now 187.8%

🐦🔗: twitter.com/NorthmanTrader/sta

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RT @ThomasSowell@twitter.com

Our children and grandchildren may yet curse the day we began hyping race and ethnicity. There are countries where that has led to slaughters in the streets but you cannot name a country where it has led to greater harmony.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ThomasSowell/statu

Exit scams seem like a rational thing to do for darknet market operators.

Why keep on running your market in perpetuity, thereby increasing the risk that you'll be caught and go to jail, when you can just grow big enough to run away with all the Bitcoin in the escrow you control

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RT @DarkDotFail@twitter.com

One week ago a DDoS attack on Empire Market began, leading to the sudden disappearance of the darknet's largest market. No arrests, no updates.

A week's not a bad holiday. Empire's admins could yet return with integrity, but their own staff has declared it an exit scam.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DarkDotFail/status

RT @NorthmanTrader@twitter.com

The Fed is not only silent to the asset bubble and the resulting expanding wealth gap but is actively encouraging it and with it is accelerating ever wider social divisions and political tensions that have been building for years.
Reckless doesn’t even begin to describe it. twitter.com/DavidInglesTV/stat

🐦🔗: twitter.com/NorthmanTrader/sta

RT @thelinuxEXP@twitter.com

Looks like Google's parent company will get into health insurance... I wonder where they'll get their data. Oh wait, they just bought Fitbit and they have Google health.
theverge.com/platform/amp/2020

🐦🔗: twitter.com/thelinuxEXP/status

RT @libertarianpprs@twitter.com

Abolishing intellectual property doesn't mean everyone has to give away all of their business secrets. It means you have to bear the cost of keeping secrets yourself. You can't socialize the cost by using the police to restrict your competition.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/libertarianpprs/st

Found this on tildes.net, good article.

"Why Microsoft's new Flight Simulator should make Google and Amazon nervous"

protocol.com/microsoft-flight-

RT @jensvoid@twitter.com

Have you ever heard of the mailto:?attach=~/… parameter? It allows to include arbitrary files on disk. So, why break PGP if you can politely ask the victim's mail client to include the private key? (1/4)

🐦🔗: twitter.com/jensvoid/status/12

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Hallo,

ich habe einen #XMPP MUC für #OpenStreetMap erstellt. Es gibt bereits eine große Gruppe bei Telegram, doch mir war es wichtig auch eine Anlaufstelle über XMPP zu bieten. Ich selbst bin noch ein ziemlicher Anfänger was OpenStreetMap und XMPP betrifft. Ihr seid aber herzlich eingeladen der Gruppe beizutreten.

openstreetmap-de@rooms.dismail

#osm

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