#OpenStreetMap Mastodon instance.
'Let's ditch twitter for something open, and under our control! No adverts, no analytics, no "algorithmic" promoted tweets. 500 characters! Let's use mapstodon instead!'
Now people on #skype, #messenger and other #proprietary apps get the feeling they have true end-to-end encryption, while the apps are not transparent and prone to backdoors. Harder to convince them to switch away if they think their programs have good #e2e.
YES! It worked, the European Parliament rejected the copyright proposals!
MEP Julia Reda on what happens next:
@midgard It means that a small number of negociators won't decide the fate of the copyright directive, according to the wish of the copyright talibans, bypassing a vote in plenary.
It means that there will be a vote in plenary (in september) in which amendments can modify or remove article13 altogether. Had the mandate be adopted, this would have become very difficult if not impossible...
So it's a minor step opening the perspective for a new fight (plenary in September) to fix this mess.
@Framasoft Ces noti sont assez embêtantes … J'ai peur que ça repousse des gens. En attendant le support de fermer les annonces, vous ne pouviez pas les supprimer ou les remplacer avec une seule notification brève qui contient un lien ? Comme « avis aux utilisateurs de mirroir GitHub et de Framagit Pages / announcement to GitHub mirror and Framagit pages users ».