We're glad to hear a new website (created with @google's assistance) will allow U.S. users to enter #COVID19 symptoms they may have to get instructions about if, how, and where to get testing.
If you haven't watched Aral Balkan's @aral plea to the EU in regards to #decentralization, #encryption, #privacy, #security, #federation and the impact of #siliconvalley on our lives, consider watching it now. This is not just an EU issue.
It is well worth 17 minutes of your time, and right in line with this conversation. If we work together, we can help create a better internet.
Why the web needs to work for women and girls - https://webfoundation.org/2020/03/web-birthday-31/ "On the World Wide Web’s 31st birthday, our founder and web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee reflects on the challenges we face to deliver on our vision of a web for everyone."
When the individual is in conflict within himself
he must inevitably create conflict without,
and only he can bring about peace within himself
and so in the world,
for he is the world.
-- J. Krishnamurti
Even if police don’t need a warrant to rummage through your trash (and many states disagree on this point), they should need a warrant to rummage through your DNA. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/police-may-not-need-warrant-rummage-through-your-trash-warrantless-collection-0
Kudos to the @letsencrypt team, which has worked hard to bring the web from 30% encrypted to over 80% encrypted, and is "one of the most transparent, modern certificate authorities in the world" https://www.wired.com/story/lets-encrypt-internet-calamity-that-wasnt/
Coronavirus Q&A: Here's What the WHO Declaring COVID-19 a Pandemic Really Means https://www.news18.com/news/india/coronavirus-qa-what-the-who-pandemic-declaration-means-2534001.html #CNNnews18 #News #India
World Wide Web creator warns online abuse is 'silencing women' The inventor of the World Wide Web has warned that online abuse "silences women and deprives the world of their opinions and ideas". http://news.sky.com/story/sir-tim-berners-lee-world-wide-web-creator-warns-online-abuse-is-silencing-women-11955776 #Sky #SkyNews #news
McLeod Ganj bus station, used mostly by Tibetans, continues to be closed
McLeod Ganj, a Himalayan village in northern India, is known as the abode of the Dalai Lama, and the headquarters of the Tibetans in exile. But the McLeod Ganj bus station has been closed for private buses since May last year.