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Reminder: "Annoying troublemaker with fast autofocus and terapixel resolution."

If you come to me with criticism, you're very welcome, because I love constructive criticism and interference.

But please, ensure before hitting "TOOT!" that your criticism actually applies to my arguments, and avoid trying to essentialize my position or attack my integrity.

Thank you.

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@CharredStencil Yes, here "permissive" means "submissive to market appropriation". Choosing a so-called permissive license is allowing corporations to restrict further cooperation : granting people the right to restrict your freedom is not permissive, it's masochistic.

On the other hand so-called "restrictive" licenses only restrict other people from restricting your freedom.

We should revolt against the inversion of meaning so prominent in contemporary propaganda. Orwell warned us.

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COmmunecter, votre réseau soci⋅ét⋅al libre à partager sans modération, lance sa campagne de don récurrent ! #bienscommuns #LogicielLibre #communs

Pourquoi @communecter et pourquoi des dons récurrents ? On s’est mis sur notre 31 pour vous l’expliquer : retrouvez des articles, des trucs et astuces, et du nous/vous dedans.


VIDÉO #PeerTube :

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On aime, on partage !

À l'occasion de la sortie de La bataille du #libre, et pour annoncer la mise à disposition de sa version courte, Internet ou la révolution du partage, sur la plateforme replay d'Arte jusqu'au 5 juin, voici un bel article du média indépendant #Bastamag.

À lire et partager sans modération !


(on regrettera seulement le choix d'Arte d'avoir diffusé le film à 23h55...)

#labatailledulibre #bienscommuns #reset #communs #deletefacebook #LogicielLibre

L'ennemi sur un plateau 

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This is a powerful insight. To the degree that a software system requires servers (as the #fediverse does in its current form), the simpler those servers are to set up and maintain, the more people will tend to do it, and the less power over the system will tend to concentrate in the hands of a cadre of expert sysadmins. There is a deeper layer to this too, in that the ability to provision the #VPS most people use for fediverse instances in currently centralized about a few vendors (eg #AWS).

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this wednesday-evening 19june opening doors / some food & video projection (baitabaita's proposals)

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@farhan He's de-facto BDFL of Mastodon, so no, not without creating a github issue really. There is a Discord but you have to pay at least $1 on patreon for access to that:

Otherwise, some #ActivityPub folks chill on the W3C's socialcg IRC, or on but all of these places are very rarely visited by Gargron.

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[Older] Tanker Attack Was Imaginary, but US Says #Iran Did It will they carry doing this with #corporatemedia shouting for #war ? Are not enough bombs dropped on #yemen already? Need to sell more?
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"It’s strange, isn’t it? The ideology of capitalism is that it is a system that generates immense abundance (so much stuff!). But in reality it is a system that relies on the constant production of scarcity.

This conundrum was first noticed back in 1804, and became known as the Lauderdale Paradox. Lauderdale pointed out that the only way to increase “private riches” (basically, GDP) was to reduce what he called “public wealth”, or the commons. To enclose things that were once free so that people have to pay in order to access them. To illustrate, he noted that colonialists would often even burn down trees that produced nuts and fruits so that local inhabitants wouldn’t be able to live off of the natural abundance of the earth, but would be forced to work for wages in order to feed themselves. "

Degrowth: A Call for Radical Abundance

Is there an equivalent in for "Share link with...", e.g., for Diaspora: `{title}&url=`?

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La lutte des classes a comme épicentre les salles de rédaction. Dans toutes les grandes villes d’Europe qui ont connu la révolution, la priorité des insurgés fut de s’emparer de ces salles, et celle des réactionnaires de les en déloger. En accès libre.

Oh shit. I come from the past. An error in my email system that passed without notice for almost a year was fixed today and I just sent hundreds of messages that probably nobody got in time.

Misprogrammed obsolescence I'd say.

So if you received an email from me that sounds weird or relate to past events, you know why.


There were so many pending messages that the RBL caught up on me at once. Thanks to the nice people who got it fixed in no time!

Je trouve les MR de Gitlab vraiment difficiles à utiliser.

WTF has been happening with the @fsfe? Fellowship Council elections? Flame wars? Electing a cat?

Even I received a voting right (I missed it, because I don't watch that email address so often) so I'm suspect of this election a lot. is a horrible mess.

At least, I got it right registering

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Feminist Realities: Our Power in Action | An Exploratory Toolkit

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bike repair tomorrow-afternoon (sun 09 june 2019) here @hcklabxl pel46/1030 --- opening doors at 14h (prenoon: cleanup atelier & fabricate bike-repair stand)

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So I had this weird little #gameing idea... I think many people on #mastodon would like it :)

I wrote a small concept, feedback and criticism would help me a lot!

It is a #cyberpunk MMORPG about transforming capitalism to a solidarity economy...

#indiegamedev #coops #anarchism #politics #mmorpg #fediverse #opensource #FLOSS #linux

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