I am at mastodon.social/@mala Senior Fellow at @FilFoundation / @ffdweb Special Advisor for @EFF THEY STOLE OUR REVOLUTION NOW WE'RE STEALING IT BACK

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News! Ive joined the Filecoin Foundation @filfoundation, and Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web @ffdweb! Ill be helping technologists, archivists and teachers building the #dweb. We aim to restore the nets superpower: distributing knowledge and autonomy to all. 1/19
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Watching the #EFF Pioneer Awards right now at eff.org/livestream and boy is it nice to just sit back and watch. Nice live-captioning! Also, free @annaleen and @charliejane !
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To be clear, just because Im retweeting this doesnt mean Ive checked whether this is a bad opinion posted by a bad person!
there's an extraordinarily defensive style of writing where I can recognize if someone is probably active on Twitter or not by how often they include weird pre-emptive defenses of positions no sane person would ever take
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most of the people I know who emit really strong opinions on twitter are much squishier about them in real life (including ME and including THIS STATEMENT)
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Excerpt from Norm Macdonald in Conversation on Vultures website.
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just saw someone say that housing in the USSR was 'free' and that they 'eliminated homelessness' ima lose my mind
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im weird among my cohort in that I watch videos of self-driving cars to relax. i wasnt expecting this one to go past my old house though: vid.puffyan.us/watch?v=qC1Po
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Im not wrong!
All of the troubles we've seen ultimately come down to people feeling helpless. @FILFoundations @mala says healthy societies allow individuals to have a degree of autonomy and responsibility to each other and decentralization will put users back in control
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This is going to rule the streams and your hearts
At last I can talk about it! (exhales long-held breath) Michael B. Jordan is producing a TV series based on my novel VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH. 戊予
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Okay maybe the dragon in Shang-Chi isnt Fin Fang Foom, but thats definitely Zirk off of Warrior Comic
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do it and I will block you lel
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G7's data protection authorities have recently published a "communique", identifying points of cooperation, among others, "on govt. access and data flow at global level: What Role the regulatory cooperation in ensuring real trust" ico.org.uk/media/about-the-i
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the way I think of strongly-typed languages is it's like asking someone to do something, and they say "sure, but before I start, are you sure it even makes sense to ask that question?" sometimes it's what you need, sometimes you're like SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUT UP
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Am I imagining it, or was there a BBC News piece about an activist being harassed off social media by opponents organizing mass-reporting of her accounts? Not an unusual story, but I thought it was a good intro to the issue. Anyone got a link?
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Found it! bbc.com/news/world-africa-58 (also, found the chronological list at the bottom of bbc.com/news/world , doh.)
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How is decentralization changing the world of internet censorship? On the new episode of #TheFutureRules, @FILFoundations @mala explores how decentralization can enhance our civil liberties and how important it is for us all to get it right. Listen: zcu.io/Qvxz
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