Half of those that did ask, made consent a condition for using the app.
Via @edri (Twitter)
…It’s also victim blaming to tell everyday people they’re at fault for using one of the two main tech platforms instead of an (as of yet inaccessible) alternative. (I have two Pinephones and my room overflows open hardware. No, I don’t blame you for using an iPhone or an Android device. You’re the victim here.)
Blame the actual culprits: clueless legislators/policymakers who allow these monopolies to continue and fail to protect our human rights. Blame Big Tech and those who enable it…
…I’m seeing people say “just don’t use an iPhone.” It’s not that simple when everyday things like financial apps with two-factor authentication are locked into the two main platforms.
We need legislation to ensure critical services use open standards so you can use your Pinephone to buy lunch in the future.
It’s shocking how easily some folks jump to “just go live in a cave.” No, that’s not an acceptable alternative. We deserve to partake in modern life without sacrificing our human rights…
if you think people are demanding that you feel guilty about racism you've completely misunderstood the situation. feeling guilty doesn't help with antiracism and so nobody is going to ask you to do that
I was not prepared for the ending of this
every second that someone dies of covid in a non-western country is an indictment against bill gates who basically single handedly assured that vaccine IP would not be publicly released, directly going back on a promise that researchers had made
I really need to know this, so please boost for visibility:
Are there any people out there on the autistic spectrum that have found a format of living that works for them, that makes them happy?
If you're on the spectrum and feel generally happy or content: do you have a routine, specific coping mechanism(s) or special life conditions that you recommend or feel privileged with? Did you feel happier after excluding some particular element of stress in some way?
If you're on the spectrum and feel generally unhappy: do you think there could be a happy existence for you if society enabled it?
Raspberry Pi OS has turned into spyware for M$:
And yes, they add M$'s repository key to APT's trusted database and add their repo to APT's repo list.
Or informing you via a NEWS file.
So now every time you do "apt[itude] update", M$ will know about it.
The irony of Indian @NSaina@twitter.com and Canadian @firstname.lastname@example.org posting exactly same tweet, word to word, with the hashtag India against Propaganda while being part of the Propaganda
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People, please. Before you report an account ask yourself "is this person breaking any rules? is this something an admin would take action against?"
If you report a specific user because you don't like their tweet and they're not breaking any rules there's nothing I can do about that. Block them if you really must. I'm not here to babysit people and each individual report takes time out of my day.
Be reasonable, logical, and give me a damn break.
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