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Our analysis of recent news:
"EU and US government agencies converge on conclusion: US cloud platforms not GDPR compliant"

What does this mean for EU businesses and government agencies?
nextcloud.com/blog/eu-and-us-g

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Nous avions prévu de changer le monde aujourd'hui, mais on vient de de se rendre compte que c'est la journée mondiale de la #procrastination.
À quoi ça tient, hein...

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Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. - Plato #famous #quotes

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Dans moins d'un mois les parlementaires européens rejetteront ou
adopteront la #copyrightdirective. Mobilisons-nous pour leur faire entendre : voter pour l'#article13, c'est attaquer nos libertés ! Il n'y aura pas de pardon. april.org/un-mois-pour-donner- #SaveYourInternet

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So the Open Source Initiative election is coming up very soon:

opensource.org/elections

I'm happy to see such a richly diverse set of candidates this election. is about freedom *for all*, so let's work together to make sure we aren't left with an all-white male board from only the US and EU.

The entire world needs strong community stewardship of Open Source more now than ever, and we are stronger when we stand together.

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We believe the free software movement must include everyone; women, men of color, non-binary people, LGBTQ people as well as veterans, immigrants and neuro-divergent folks. We strongly encourage applicants from URG's. sfconservancy.org/news/2019/fe

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Don't risk a huge fine under the #GDPR, host your own data!

Dutch @nrc@twitter.com newspaper revealed that #Microsoft #Office leaked data from Dutch government workers to US servers, including the subject of emails & document text content

nextcloud.com/securesharing

nrc.nl/nieuws/2018/11/13/micro

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Swedish government lawyers consider "US Office clouds unsafe" and push government to use Swedish hosted cloud technologies.
#selfhosting is key and #nextcloud offers the easiest way to compliance for any organization!
joinup.ec.europa.eu/news/us-of
nextcloud.com/industries

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House cats are basically lions that figured out how to get more calories out of a single human #Showerthoughts

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Turns out, Dropbox happily shares your data with others.

When you work with politically sensitive data, you might want to follow the example of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and keep your data out of the public cloud...
dropboxbusinessblog.co.uk/prot
nextcloud.com/blog/keeping-dat

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If you get exactly where you were 30 seconds ago you will be deep in space #Showerthoughts

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tech + parenting; birdsite screenshot 

I'm tempted to recommend this to every parent I know, but of course none of them do it. Ironically it'd also be the ones working in #tech that would be likely to do this. #parenting #surveilencecapitalism

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