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Voilà l'image que je vois à la place de la #vidéo du Figaro ! :)

Les #traceurs sur une page quelconque du " #Figaro" :
https://www.lefigaro.fr/sciences/pourquoi-israel-remet-le-confinement-sur-la-table-20210715

14 traceurs bloqués par uBlock Origin
5 traceurs bloqués par Privacy Badger
Soit 19 traceurs bloqués rien que sur cette page !!!!

Et tout ça avec des traceurs des #multinationales américaines (on a droit à la totale : #Amazon, #Google ...), sur un site de la #Presse française, qui appartient à un fabricant d' #armes, #Dassault .

Pensez à minima à nettoyer vos liens #URL, surtout si dans vos liens, vous voyez du fbclid= car c'est alors du #tracking de #Facebook.

#Cookie #Cookies #GAFAM #Surveillance #Numérique #Média #Médias #Français #France #uBlockOrigin #Privaybadger #Clearurls #Firefox #Add-ons #Add-on LogicielLibre
 


Voilà l'image que je vois à la place de la #vidéo du Figaro ! :)

Les #traceurs sur une page quelconque du " #Figaro" :
https://www.lefigaro.fr/sciences/pourquoi-israel-remet-le-confinement-sur-la-table-20210715

14 traceurs bloqués par uBlock Origin
5 traceurs bloqués par Privacy Badger
Soit 19 traceurs bloqués rien que sur cette page !!!!

Et tout ça avec des traceurs des #multinationales américaines (on a droit à la totale : #Amazon, #Google ...), sur un site de la #Presse française, qui appartient à un fabricant d' #armes, #Dassault .

Pensez à minima à nettoyer vos liens #URL, surtout si dans vos liens, vous voyez du fbclid= car c'est alors du #tracking de #Facebook.

#Cookie #Cookies #GAFAM #Surveillance #Numérique #Média #Médias #Français #France #uBlockOrigin #Privaybadger #Clearurls #Firefox #Add-ons #Add-on LogicielLibre
 
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Numéro spécial "Révolution haïtienne" d’Alternative libertaire est en kiosque


Ce dossier spécial d’Alternative libertaire a voulu dépasser les légendes dorées et l’hommage aux grands personnages, pour comprendre les ressorts populaires d’une révo­lution qui ­sonna le début de la fin du système esclavagiste dans l’hémisphère occidental : https://www.unioncommunistelibertaire.org/?Revolution-haitienne-1791-1804-Ci-git-l-esclavagisme

#AlternativeLibertaire #Journal #Presse #Média #AL
 
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Numéro spécial "Révolution haïtienne" d’Alternative libertaire est en kiosque


Ce dossier spécial d’Alternative libertaire a voulu dépasser les légendes dorées et l’hommage aux grands personnages, pour comprendre les ressorts populaires d’une révo­lution qui ­sonna le début de la fin du système esclavagiste dans l’hémisphère occidental : https://www.unioncommunistelibertaire.org/?Revolution-haitienne-1791-1804-Ci-git-l-esclavagisme

#AlternativeLibertaire #Journal #Presse #Média #AL
 

Intimacy Does Not Scale


So, on another social network, a familiar pattern emerged earlier today:
  • Person A discussing a matter of personal relevance, with a specific interpretation.
  • Person B, not an immediate party to the conversation, but linked through other participant C, voices an apparently reasonable alternate viewpoint.
  • Person A attacks B, largely for challenging A's narrative.
  • Person B counterattacks A, calling out the hostility.
  • Several others join.
(Please trust me that the details and specific conversation do not matter. The pattern is an archetype.)

In the ensuing conversation, a friend, online discussion facilitator, my own instance's admin, and a long-time friend from Google+ days, suggests a technical solution: context tags, applied by post authors.

TL;DR: I don't think technical fixes will work here.
  • My first inclination on seeing several later posts in the thread was to note that some people operate in "conflict reduction" mode, others in "conflict amplification" mode. And that this might be a case of the latter.
  • Turns out original posster (OP) on thre thread was in fact operating in "conflict amplification" mode: failing to take a charitable interpretation of an interaction.
  • With four decades of online experience ... I've come to the conclusion that explicitly-invoked technological fixes won't do much here. I'd long thought otherwise.
Additionally:
  • There's a technology that's emerged in the past decade supplying many of these capabilities, emojis. Though they have their own limits and pitfals.
  • There are in fact words which can express all of these things.
In intimate conversation ---a case where both or all parties in the same space and time --- there are additional ample side-channels for subtexts to be communicated, including both conflict-diminishing and conflict-escallating ones. And miscommunications and disproportionate responses still occur all the time. Who has never had a fight or misunderstanding with a partner?

It's far harder in mediated discussion. We're operating with much less bandwidth, poorly-developed conventions, and widely divergent expectations and practices. Media is intermediate agency. Media gives scale, but scale gives conflict.

On the Fediverse, any discussion extends beyond the immediate participants. This includes DMs (instance admins can view posts). "Unlisted" toots skip the main timelines, but are accessible to anyone with Web connection, and even "Followers-only" discussions can join across multiple accounts' follower lists (though often in fragemented form). Numerous other social platforms and protocols have symilar dynamics.

We're having a public conversation in a very large room with really strange acoustics. Whispers carry 'round the world (and beyond), and resonate for years. And yes, this means others can listen, and engage. There are many people who seem to believe this is not the case. Unfortunately, that's a belief strongly at odds with reality. Such misalignments often result in disappointment.

(Though yes, if I want to ensure I am only talking with the intended reciipients to the limits of the system, I'll employ DMs. There are of course stronger levels of assurance possible.)

My response to people who respond with hostility is generally to mute or block them. If constructive engagement isn't possible, then don't try to force it ("Block Fuckwits": https://toot.cat/@dredmorbius/104371585950783019)

Which of course means that this theoretically rich social web we have develops some interesting holes and disconnections. (I've been thinking that the emergent structre created by personal and instance-level blocking and muting may be one of the more interesting bits of social networks, creating a resilient structure in an otherwise often structureless space.)

Solution-shaped Objects


I'm not sure what solutions might exist, though some thoughts:
  • Practicing de-escallation smooths over a tremendous amount of frictions.
  • Some people see that itself as perpetuating offence or shifting load (social, emotional), possibly to those least able to address it.
  • B responded in a self-defence mode. Note that this was largely a matching of the empathy level shown and demonstrated. I'm increasingly given to doing this myself, though usually not immediatel in an exchange.
  • A quick "hat check" on a profile in question also frequently answers questions about temperment. For obvious trolls and griefers I'll simply block/ignore immediately. The supply is endless, pick your battles. A subsequent subtoot might be warranted for others, but irrationality by definition cannot be reasoned with.
  • Sometimes encounters born in conflict are fruitful, and I've had a few of those. Less so in recent years, though I'll have to admit.
  • Be mindful of how your own comments might be interpreted or read, in context. If someone expresses tediousness or unwillingness to continue a discussion, take the hint. (A major trigger of my own block is in fact others insisting on continuing a discussion I've no interest in.)
  • If you suspect someone of a tendentious or beligerent viewpoint, rather than attacking on first encounter, requesting clarification may be useful. From me, a "???" indicates "I'm sorry, I don't quite understand, could you please explain in more detail or clarify?" The reasonable will do so. The unreasonable will quite frequently reveal themselves fully at this point.
Socialisation ... may help. That is, training people in the characteristics of the system, public nature of most discussion, and the principles of de-escallation. That only scales so far though. Early Usenet had ~100k active participants and a potential reach of ~1m people (Brian Reed, 1988, via J. Quarterman's The Matrix, 1990). Several subsequent online communities seemed to hit inflection points of increasingly toxic behaviour at ~100k -- 1m users. Arguably a huge function of present 1 billion+ social media networks is hygiene functions.

Instance admins may be able to assist. The instance admin in question here has decades of experience, and far more patience than I, here.

Mostly, though, the message seems to be that Dave Winer was right: conversation doesn't scale very well.

Intimay is Technologically Resistant


I'd used the term "intimate" earlier, and as I consider various forms and modes of media, I'm more strongly convinced that that is the proper contrast with "mediated" interactions.

Intimacy is close, near, full-contact, and small. Intimacy does not scale. Intimacy is the opposite of scale.

All our intermediations put something between individuals: time, space, equipment, records, codes, algorithms, or simply scale itself. One of the longest promises of technology is that it can scale intimacy. I'm inclined to believe that this is a fundamental contradiction, and hence impossible.

#intimacy #scale #media #intermediation #conflict #conflictResolution #Deescallation #publicBehaviour #behaviour #psychology #sociology #SocialMedia #TheFediverse
 

Intimacy Does Not Scale


So, on another social network, a familiar pattern emerged earlier today:
  • Person A discussing a matter of personal relevance, with a specific interpretation.
  • Person B, not an immediate party to the conversation, but linked through other participant C, voices an apparently reasonable alternate viewpoint.
  • Person A attacks B, largely for challenging A's narrative.
  • Person B counterattacks A, calling out the hostility.
  • Several others join.
(Please trust me that the details and specific conversation do not matter. The pattern is an archetype.)

In the ensuing conversation, a friend, online discussion facilitator, my own instance's admin, and a long-time friend from Google+ days, suggests a technical solution: context tags, applied by post authors.

TL;DR: I don't think technical fixes will work here.
  • My first inclination on seeing several later posts in the thread was to note that some people operate in "conflict reduction" mode, others in "conflict amplification" mode. And that this might be a case of the latter.
  • Turns out original posster (OP) on thre thread was in fact operating in "conflict amplification" mode: failing to take a charitable interpretation of an interaction.
  • With four decades of online experience ... I've come to the conclusion that explicitly-invoked technological fixes won't do much here. I'd long thought otherwise.
Additionally:
  • There's a technology that's emerged in the past decade supplying many of these capabilities, emojis. Though they have their own limits and pitfals.
  • There are in fact words which can express all of these things.
In intimate conversation ---a case where both or all parties in the same space and time --- there are additional ample side-channels for subtexts to be communicated, including both conflict-diminishing and conflict-escallating ones. And miscommunications and disproportionate responses still occur all the time. Who has never had a fight or misunderstanding with a partner?

It's far harder in mediated discussion. We're operating with much less bandwidth, poorly-developed conventions, and widely divergent expectations and practices. Media is intermediate agency. Media gives scale, but scale gives conflict.

On the Fediverse, any discussion extends beyond the immediate participants. This includes DMs (instance admins can view posts). "Unlisted" toots skip the main timelines, but are accessible to anyone with Web connection, and even "Followers-only" discussions can join across multiple accounts' follower lists (though often in fragemented form). Numerous other social platforms and protocols have symilar dynamics.

We're having a public conversation in a very large room with really strange acoustics. Whispers carry 'round the world (and beyond), and resonate for years. And yes, this means others can listen, and engage. There are many people who seem to believe this is not the case. Unfortunately, that's a belief strongly at odds with reality. Such misalignments often result in disappointment.

(Though yes, if I want to ensure I am only talking with the intended reciipients to the limits of the system, I'll employ DMs. There are of course stronger levels of assurance possible.)

My response to people who respond with hostility is generally to mute or block them. If constructive engagement isn't possible, then don't try to force it ("Block Fuckwits": https://toot.cat/@dredmorbius/104371585950783019)

Which of course means that this theoretically rich social web we have develops some interesting holes and disconnections. (I've been thinking that the emergent structre created by personal and instance-level blocking and muting may be one of the more interesting bits of social networks, creating a resilient structure in an otherwise often structureless space.)

Solution-shaped Objects


I'm not sure what solutions might exist, though some thoughts:
  • Practicing de-escallation smooths over a tremendous amount of frictions.
  • Some people see that itself as perpetuating offence or shifting load (social, emotional), possibly to those least able to address it.
  • B responded in a self-defence mode. Note that this was largely a matching of the empathy level shown and demonstrated. I'm increasingly given to doing this myself, though usually not immediatel in an exchange.
  • A quick "hat check" on a profile in question also frequently answers questions about temperment. For obvious trolls and griefers I'll simply block/ignore immediately. The supply is endless, pick your battles. A subsequent subtoot might be warranted for others, but irrationality by definition cannot be reasoned with.
  • Sometimes encounters born in conflict are fruitful, and I've had a few of those. Less so in recent years, though I'll have to admit.
  • Be mindful of how your own comments might be interpreted or read, in context. If someone expresses tediousness or unwillingness to continue a discussion, take the hint. (A major trigger of my own block is in fact others insisting on continuing a discussion I've no interest in.)
  • If you suspect someone of a tendentious or beligerent viewpoint, rather than attacking on first encounter, requesting clarification may be useful. From me, a "???" indicates "I'm sorry, I don't quite understand, could you please explain in more detail or clarify?" The reasonable will do so. The unreasonable will quite frequently reveal themselves fully at this point.
Socialisation ... may help. That is, training people in the characteristics of the system, public nature of most discussion, and the principles of de-escallation. That only scales so far though. Early Usenet had ~100k active participants and a potential reach of ~1m people (Brian Reed, 1988, via J. Quarterman's The Matrix, 1990). Several subsequent online communities seemed to hit inflection points of increasingly toxic behaviour at ~100k -- 1m users. Arguably a huge function of present 1 billion+ social media networks is hygiene functions.

Instance admins may be able to assist. The instance admin in question here has decades of experience, and far more patience than I, here.

Mostly, though, the message seems to be that Dave Winer was right: conversation doesn't scale very well.

Intimay is Technologically Resistant


I'd used the term "intimate" earlier, and as I consider various forms and modes of media, I'm more strongly convinced that that is the proper contrast with "mediated" interactions.

Intimacy is close, near, full-contact, and small. Intimacy does not scale. Intimacy is the opposite of scale.

All our intermediations put something between individuals: time, space, equipment, records, codes, algorithms, or simply scale itself. One of the longest promises of technology is that it can scale intimacy. I'm inclined to believe that this is a fundamental contradiction, and hence impossible.

#intimacy #scale #media #intermediation #conflict #conflictResolution #Deescallation #publicBehaviour #behaviour #psychology #sociology #SocialMedia #TheFediverse
 
This morning was a notable one in the life of TechCrunch the publication, as our parent company's parent company decided to sell our parent company to a different parent company. And now we're going to have to get new corporate IDs, again, as it appears that our new parent company's parent company wants to rebrand our parent company. As Yahoo.

Cool.
😂😂😂

#media #yahoo #bsnsshr4clxg
Equity Monday: TechCrunch goes Yahoo while welding robots raise $56M
 
This morning was a notable one in the life of TechCrunch the publication, as our parent company's parent company decided to sell our parent company to a different parent company. And now we're going to have to get new corporate IDs, again, as it appears that our new parent company's parent company wants to rebrand our parent company. As Yahoo.

Cool.
😂😂😂

#media #yahoo #bsnsshr4clxg
Equity Monday: TechCrunch goes Yahoo while welding robots raise $56M
 
#TheGuardian #Poland #Democracy #Media #Europe #EU
 

#Coronavirus: #World #leaders' posts deleted over #fake #news


source: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52106321
#Facebook deleted a video from Brazilian #President Jair #Bolsonaro that claimed hydroxychloroquine was totally effective in treating the #virus.
...
It follows #Twitter’s deletion of a homemade treatment tweeted by Venezuelan President Nicolás #Maduro.

It may be good and right to delete #false #information about #COVID-19 - but are global corporations becoming the #MinistryOfTruth?
When do they start deleting #criticism of #capitalism because a life without capitalism is unthinkable for them?
#think #news #politics #truth #internet #media #power #ethics #moral #future

 

#Coronavirus: #World #leaders' posts deleted over #fake #news


source: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52106321
#Facebook deleted a video from Brazilian #President Jair #Bolsonaro that claimed hydroxychloroquine was totally effective in treating the #virus.
...
It follows #Twitter’s deletion of a homemade treatment tweeted by Venezuelan President Nicolás #Maduro.

It may be good and right to delete #false #information about #COVID-19 - but are global corporations becoming the #MinistryOfTruth?
When do they start deleting #criticism of #capitalism because a life without capitalism is unthinkable for them?
#think #news #politics #truth #internet #media #power #ethics #moral #future

 

108 Rare and Bizarre Media Types




#computer #media
 
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N'importe quel hébergeur-N'importe quel hébergeur-N'importe quel hébergeur-terroriste-?-résistant-?-terroriste-?-résistant-
Outre la question des errements d’une telle modération, cela pose un autre problème : il n’y a que les grandes plateformes qui seront capables de tenir de telles contraintes. Ce qui pose un coût à l’entrée très important pour les nouvelles plateformes sociales, qui seront contraintes d’acheter un service à Facebook par exemple à défaut de pouvoir se conformer à la loi.
https://www.acrimed.org/Facebook-Google-et-co-les-plateformes-contre-la
par Frédéric Lemaire, La Quadrature du Net, Mathias Reymond, Pauline Perrenot, vendredi 12 mars 2021

#censure #europe #france #web #loi #GAFAM #internet #capitalisme #libre #framasoft #acrimed #laquadrature #itv #neo con #presse #media #avia #ikar #privee #justice #supranational #moderation #interopérabilité
 
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N'importe quel hébergeur-N'importe quel hébergeur-N'importe quel hébergeur-terroriste-?-résistant-?-terroriste-?-résistant-
Outre la question des errements d’une telle modération, cela pose un autre problème : il n’y a que les grandes plateformes qui seront capables de tenir de telles contraintes. Ce qui pose un coût à l’entrée très important pour les nouvelles plateformes sociales, qui seront contraintes d’acheter un service à Facebook par exemple à défaut de pouvoir se conformer à la loi.
https://www.acrimed.org/Facebook-Google-et-co-les-plateformes-contre-la
par Frédéric Lemaire, La Quadrature du Net, Mathias Reymond, Pauline Perrenot, vendredi 12 mars 2021

#censure #europe #france #web #loi #GAFAM #internet #capitalisme #libre #framasoft #acrimed #laquadrature #itv #neo con #presse #media #avia #ikar #privee #justice #supranational #moderation #interopérabilité
 
Bild/Foto
N'importe quel hébergeur-N'importe quel hébergeur-N'importe quel hébergeur-terroriste-?-résistant-?-terroriste-?-résistant-
Outre la question des errements d’une telle modération, cela pose un autre problème : il n’y a que les grandes plateformes qui seront capables de tenir de telles contraintes. Ce qui pose un coût à l’entrée très important pour les nouvelles plateformes sociales, qui seront contraintes d’acheter un service à Facebook par exemple à défaut de pouvoir se conformer à la loi.
https://www.acrimed.org/Facebook-Google-et-co-les-plateformes-contre-la
par Frédéric Lemaire, La Quadrature du Net, Mathias Reymond, Pauline Perrenot, vendredi 12 mars 2021

#censure #europe #france #web #loi #GAFAM #internet #capitalisme #libre #framasoft #acrimed #laquadrature #itv #neo con #presse #media #avia #ikar #privee #justice #supranational #moderation #interopérabilité
 
Taiwan is doing great re pandemic, economy, and tackling fake news. This opinion piece by Arwa Mahdawi is a good read!

Humour over rumour? The world can learn a lot from Taiwan’s approach to fake news


#taiwan #covid19 #uk #media
 
All Reverend Elvis Videos now available on Undead Media PeerTube Instance

Als Teil des Undead Networks konnte ich mir nun auf Undead Media meinen eigenen Videokanal einrichten. Schaut mal vorbei. Wir holen uns das Internet zurück.

https://media.undeadnetwork.de/video-channels/reverend_elvis/videos




\#music #media #peertube #reverend-elvis #undead #video
Originally posted at: https://word.undead-network.de/all-reverend-elvis-videos-now-available-on-undead-media-peertube-instance/
All Reverend Elvis Videos now available on Undead Media PeerTube Instance
 
All Reverend Elvis Videos now available on Undead Media PeerTube Instance

Als Teil des Undead Networks konnte ich mir nun auf Undead Media meinen eigenen Videokanal einrichten. Schaut mal vorbei. Wir holen uns das Internet zurück.

https://media.undeadnetwork.de/video-channels/reverend_elvis/videos




\#music #media #peertube #reverend-elvis #undead #video
Originally posted at: https://word.undead-network.de/all-reverend-elvis-videos-now-available-on-undead-media-peertube-instance/
All Reverend Elvis Videos now available on Undead Media PeerTube Instance
 
All Reverend Elvis Videos now available on Undead Media PeerTube Instance

Als Teil des Undead Networks konnte ich mir nun auf Undead Media meinen eigenen Videokanal einrichten. Schaut mal vorbei. Wir holen uns das Internet zurück.

https://media.undeadnetwork.de/video-channels/reverend_elvis/videos




\#music #media #peertube #reverend-elvis #undead #video
Originally posted at: https://word.undead-network.de/all-reverend-elvis-videos-now-available-on-undead-media-peertube-instance/
All Reverend Elvis Videos now available on Undead Media PeerTube Instance
 

Thanks to the Internet Archive, the history of American newspapers is more searchable than ever » Nieman Journalism Lab


#history #information #media #science #freedom #culture
Thanks to the Internet Archive, the history of American newspapers is more searchable than ever
 

Thanks to the Internet Archive, the history of American newspapers is more searchable than ever » Nieman Journalism Lab


#history #information #media #science #freedom #culture
Thanks to the Internet Archive, the history of American newspapers is more searchable than ever
 
Haben sie 'Mr. Palantir' Alexander Karp bei Springer schon wieder aus dem Aufsichtsrat geworfen?

RT @PaulNemitz@twitter.com

Mathias Döpfner: Totale Transparenz endet immer totalitär - DIE WELT https://nzzl.us/rl5ZzQi #GDPR #DMA #Presse #Media #GAFAM #PrinzipMensch

🐦🔗: https://twitter.com/PaulNemitz/status/1354187367519838211
 

L’espoir meurtri de la Commune de Paris


Avec ce dossier spécial d’Alternative libertaire, à l’occasion des 150 ans de l’événement, il s’agit de le redécouvrir dans sa singularité, sans l’affubler d’oripeaux anachroniques : https://www.unioncommunistelibertaire.org/?L-espoir-meurtri-de-la-Commune-de-Paris

#Histoire #AlternativeLibertaire #Journal #Presse #Média #AL
 

L’espoir meurtri de la Commune de Paris


Avec ce dossier spécial d’Alternative libertaire, à l’occasion des 150 ans de l’événement, il s’agit de le redécouvrir dans sa singularité, sans l’affubler d’oripeaux anachroniques : https://www.unioncommunistelibertaire.org/?L-espoir-meurtri-de-la-Commune-de-Paris

#Histoire #AlternativeLibertaire #Journal #Presse #Média #AL
 

#Twitter suspends #Sci-Hub account amid Indian court case


source: https://torrentfreak.com/sci-hub-founder-criticises-sudden-twitter-ban-over-over-counterfeit-content-210108/
Twitter has suspended the account of Sci-Hub, a site that offers a free #gateway to paywalled research. The site is accused of violating the counterfeit policy of the social #media platform. However, founder Alexandra #Elbakyan believes that this is an effort to silence the growing #support amidst a high profile #court case in #India.
#science #freedom #internet #economy #news #copyright #justice
 

#Twitter suspends #Sci-Hub account amid Indian court case


source: https://torrentfreak.com/sci-hub-founder-criticises-sudden-twitter-ban-over-over-counterfeit-content-210108/
Twitter has suspended the account of Sci-Hub, a site that offers a free #gateway to paywalled research. The site is accused of violating the counterfeit policy of the social #media platform. However, founder Alexandra #Elbakyan believes that this is an effort to silence the growing #support amidst a high profile #court case in #India.
#science #freedom #internet #economy #news #copyright #justice
 

#Twitter suspends #Sci-Hub account amid Indian court case


source: https://torrentfreak.com/sci-hub-founder-criticises-sudden-twitter-ban-over-over-counterfeit-content-210108/
Twitter has suspended the account of Sci-Hub, a site that offers a free #gateway to paywalled research. The site is accused of violating the counterfeit policy of the social #media platform. However, founder Alexandra #Elbakyan believes that this is an effort to silence the growing #support amidst a high profile #court case in #India.
#science #freedom #internet #economy #news #copyright #justice
 
Für @Stefan Leibfarth 😁
RA Michael Seidlitz - 2021-01-08 09:09:26 GMT
LfD Niedersachsen verhängt Bußgeld über 10,4 Millionen Euro gegen notebooksbilliger.de wegen rechtswidriger Videoüberwachung von Mitarbeitern

https://lfd.niedersachsen.de/startseite/infothek/presseinformationen/lfd-niedersachsen-verhangt-bussgeld-uber-10-4-millionen-euro-gegen-notebooksbilliger-de-196019.html
 
Would you be willing to comment on my draft manifesto for balancing my concerns about the world/society with my well-being? Perhaps you have some suggestions. Basically, I want to work towards co-creating a fairer society that pays attention to climate, inequality, and justice, but I don’t want to get so caught up that I feel unhelpful anger or helplessness.

Survival manifesto
A. I will take what action I can when I notice injustice in the news or online.
B. Clicking in order to “like” something isn’t action.
C. Action includes supporting the people involved practically; writing to politicians; discussing the issue with others to try to gain support; and [...]
D. I will look after my well-being, and in particular I will acknowledge the limits of what I can control, and avoid getting agitated about things outside my control.
E. I will interact politely with people who I disagree with.

#climatecrisis #climateaction #justice #socialjustice #injustice #inequality #equality #action #control #power #uptome #notuptome #news #reaction #media #anger #society #better
 
Would you be willing to comment on my draft manifesto for balancing my concerns about the world/society with my well-being? Perhaps you have some suggestions. Basically, I want to work towards co-creating a fairer society that pays attention to climate, inequality, and justice, but I don’t want to get so caught up that I feel unhelpful anger or helplessness.

Survival manifesto
A. I will take what action I can when I notice injustice in the news or online.
B. Clicking in order to “like” something isn’t action.
C. Action includes supporting the people involved practically; writing to politicians; discussing the issue with others to try to gain support; and [...]
D. I will look after my well-being, and in particular I will acknowledge the limits of what I can control, and avoid getting agitated about things outside my control.
E. I will interact politely with people who I disagree with.

#climatecrisis #climateaction #justice #socialjustice #injustice #inequality #equality #action #control #power #uptome #notuptome #news #reaction #media #anger #society #better
 
Would you be willing to comment on my draft manifesto for balancing my concerns about the world/society with my well-being? Perhaps you have some suggestions. Basically, I want to work towards co-creating a fairer society that pays attention to climate, inequality, and justice, but I don’t want to get so caught up that I feel unhelpful anger or helplessness.

Survival manifesto
A. I will take what action I can when I notice injustice in the news or online.
B. Clicking in order to “like” something isn’t action.
C. Action includes supporting the people involved practically; writing to politicians; discussing the issue with others to try to gain support; and [...]
D. I will look after my well-being, and in particular I will acknowledge the limits of what I can control, and avoid getting agitated about things outside my control.
E. I will interact politely with people who I disagree with.

#climatecrisis #climateaction #justice #socialjustice #injustice #inequality #equality #action #control #power #uptome #notuptome #news #reaction #media #anger #society #better
 

Most #ChildSexualAbuse gangs made up of white men, Home Office report says | #HomeOffice | The Guardian


There was a wave of high profile #media coverage of #SouthAsian gangs who got caught and they very much gave the impression that they were the major group guilty of the #crime

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/dec/15/child-sexual-abuse-gangs-white-men-home-office-report

#UK #ChildAbuse
 

Most #ChildSexualAbuse gangs made up of white men, Home Office report says | #HomeOffice | The Guardian


There was a wave of high profile #media coverage of #SouthAsian gangs who got caught and they very much gave the impression that they were the major group guilty of the #crime

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/dec/15/child-sexual-abuse-gangs-white-men-home-office-report

#UK #ChildAbuse
 
Vietnam leads in number of accounts removed by Facebook

Facebook has removed 290 fake accounts in Vietnam so far this year, making the country top in number of account cancellations.

ms and the number of social media accounts has risen from 47 million in 2018 to 96 million this year, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung told legislators earlier this month.

Facebook and YouTube account for the biggest amount of users in the country.

In 2018, there were about 54.7 million internet users in Vietnam.

The figure rose to 59.2 million last year and is estimated at 63.6 million this year. By 2023, it was forecasted to be 75.7 million, according to German data portal Statista.

Statista also said Facebook had removed almost 1.5 billion fake accounts in the second quarter this year, down from 1.7 billion fake accounts in the preceding quarter.

By Khuong Nha – VnExpress.net – November 29, 2020

\#information-technology #internet #media #vietnam
Originally posted at: https://vietnam-aujourdhui.info/2020/11/29/vietnam-leads-in-number-of-accounts-removed-by-facebook/
Vietnam leads in number of accounts removed by Facebook
 
Vietnam leads in number of accounts removed by Facebook

Facebook has removed 290 fake accounts in Vietnam so far this year, making the country top in number of account cancellations.

ms and the number of social media accounts has risen from 47 million in 2018 to 96 million this year, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung told legislators earlier this month.

Facebook and YouTube account for the biggest amount of users in the country.

In 2018, there were about 54.7 million internet users in Vietnam.

The figure rose to 59.2 million last year and is estimated at 63.6 million this year. By 2023, it was forecasted to be 75.7 million, according to German data portal Statista.

Statista also said Facebook had removed almost 1.5 billion fake accounts in the second quarter this year, down from 1.7 billion fake accounts in the preceding quarter.

By Khuong Nha – VnExpress.net – November 29, 2020

\#information-technology #internet #media #vietnam
Originally posted at: https://vietnam-aujourdhui.info/2020/11/29/vietnam-leads-in-number-of-accounts-removed-by-facebook/
Vietnam leads in number of accounts removed by Facebook
 

Brexit stems from a civil war in capitalism – we are all just collateral damage


George Monbiot (The Guardian)

To one sort of capitalist, the insecurity and chaos that Brexit will bring is horrifying. To the other, it is highly profitable. (...)

Boris Johnson ignored the pleas of businesses and politicians across the UK – especially in Northern Ireland – to extend the Brexit transition process. Never mind the pandemic, never mind unemployment, poverty and insecurity – nothing must prevent our experiment in unassisted flight. We will leap from the white cliffs on 1 January, come what may. (...)

So it is worth repeating the big question: why are we doing this to ourselves? I believe the answer is that Brexit is the outcome of a civil war within capitalism.

Broadly speaking, there are two dominant forms of capitalist enterprise. The first could be described as housetrained capitalism. It seeks an accommodation with the administrative state, and benefits from stability, predictability and the regulations that exclude dirtier and rougher competitors. It can coexist with a tame and feeble form of democracy.

The second could be described as warlord capitalism. This sees all restraints on accumulation – including taxes, regulations and the public ownership of essential services – as illegitimate. Nothing should be allowed to stand in the way of profit-making. (...)

Brexit represents an astonishing opportunity for warlord capitalism. It is a chance not just to rip up specific rules, which it overtly aims to do, but also to tear down the uneasy truce between capitalism and democracy under which public protections in general are created and enforced. (...)

The chaos it is likely to cause will be used as its own justification: times are tough, so we must slash regulations and liberate business to make us rich again. (...)

Housetrained capitalists are horrified by Brexit. Not only does it dampen economic activity in general, but it threatens to destroy the market advantage for businesses that play by the rules. (...)

Johnson’s government is what warlord money buys. It could be seen as the perfect expression of the Pollution Paradox, a concept that I think is essential to understanding our politics. What this means is that the dirtier or more damaging an enterprise is, the more money it must spend on politics to ensure it’s not regulated out of existence. As a result, political funding comes to be dominated by the most harmful companies and oligarchs, which then wield the greatest political influence. They crowd out their more accommodating rivals. (...)

Understood in this light, Brexit is scarcely about the UK at all. Oligarchs who have shown great interest in the subject tend to have weak or incomplete ties to this country. (...)

The persistent trick of modern politics – that appears to fool us repeatedly – is to disguise economic and political interests as cultural movements. Throughout this saga, the media has reported the smokescreen, not the manoeuvres. (...)

Brexit, treading on the heels of the pandemic, is likely to harm the lives and freedoms of millions of people in the UK. But it’s not about us. We are just caught in the crossfire of capitalism’s civil war.

Full article

Bild/Foto
Rupert Murdoch, pictured in Washington DC in 2013. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Tags: #capitalism #warlord capitalism #democracy #regulation #politics #brexit #campaign funding #media #news #journalism #journalist #culture wars #remain campaign #leave campaign
 

Brexit stems from a civil war in capitalism – we are all just collateral damage


George Monbiot (The Guardian)

To one sort of capitalist, the insecurity and chaos that Brexit will bring is horrifying. To the other, it is highly profitable. (...)

Boris Johnson ignored the pleas of businesses and politicians across the UK – especially in Northern Ireland – to extend the Brexit transition process. Never mind the pandemic, never mind unemployment, poverty and insecurity – nothing must prevent our experiment in unassisted flight. We will leap from the white cliffs on 1 January, come what may. (...)

So it is worth repeating the big question: why are we doing this to ourselves? I believe the answer is that Brexit is the outcome of a civil war within capitalism.

Broadly speaking, there are two dominant forms of capitalist enterprise. The first could be described as housetrained capitalism. It seeks an accommodation with the administrative state, and benefits from stability, predictability and the regulations that exclude dirtier and rougher competitors. It can coexist with a tame and feeble form of democracy.

The second could be described as warlord capitalism. This sees all restraints on accumulation – including taxes, regulations and the public ownership of essential services – as illegitimate. Nothing should be allowed to stand in the way of profit-making. (...)

Brexit represents an astonishing opportunity for warlord capitalism. It is a chance not just to rip up specific rules, which it overtly aims to do, but also to tear down the uneasy truce between capitalism and democracy under which public protections in general are created and enforced. (...)

The chaos it is likely to cause will be used as its own justification: times are tough, so we must slash regulations and liberate business to make us rich again. (...)

Housetrained capitalists are horrified by Brexit. Not only does it dampen economic activity in general, but it threatens to destroy the market advantage for businesses that play by the rules. (...)

Johnson’s government is what warlord money buys. It could be seen as the perfect expression of the Pollution Paradox, a concept that I think is essential to understanding our politics. What this means is that the dirtier or more damaging an enterprise is, the more money it must spend on politics to ensure it’s not regulated out of existence. As a result, political funding comes to be dominated by the most harmful companies and oligarchs, which then wield the greatest political influence. They crowd out their more accommodating rivals. (...)

Understood in this light, Brexit is scarcely about the UK at all. Oligarchs who have shown great interest in the subject tend to have weak or incomplete ties to this country. (...)

The persistent trick of modern politics – that appears to fool us repeatedly – is to disguise economic and political interests as cultural movements. Throughout this saga, the media has reported the smokescreen, not the manoeuvres. (...)

Brexit, treading on the heels of the pandemic, is likely to harm the lives and freedoms of millions of people in the UK. But it’s not about us. We are just caught in the crossfire of capitalism’s civil war.

Full article

Bild/Foto
Rupert Murdoch, pictured in Washington DC in 2013. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Tags: #capitalism #warlord capitalism #democracy #regulation #politics #brexit #campaign funding #media #news #journalism #journalist #culture wars #remain campaign #leave campaign
 
:google: ✋ English version of our study about #Google and the #media is out now

❓ The study describes how Google has funnelled more than 200 million euro in cash gifts to #european media since 2013 - and asks about the consequences for media #independence

👆 Download the english version here: https://www.otto-brenner-stiftung.de/wissenschaftsportal/publikationen/titel/google-the-media-patron/aktion/show/

🙏 Supported by the Germand Trade Union Confederation (#DGB) and authors of @netzpolitik_feed

#journalism #digitalisation #BigTech #GAFAM #news #science
Bild/Foto
 
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English version of our study about #Google and the #media out now!


❓ The study describes how Google has funnelled more than 200 million euro in cash gifts to #european media since 2013 - and ask for the consequences for media #independence

👆 Download the english version here:
https://www.otto-brenner-stiftung.de/wissenschaftsportal/publikationen/titel/google-the-media-patron/aktion/show/

🙏 Supported by the Germand Trade Union Confederation #DGB and authors of #Netzpolitik
#journalism #digitalisation #BigTech #GAFAM #news #science #patron #money
 
Bild/Foto

English version of our study about #Google and the #media out now!


❓ The study describes how Google has funnelled more than 200 million euro in cash gifts to #european media since 2013 - and ask for the consequences for media #independence

👆 Download the english version here:
https://www.otto-brenner-stiftung.de/wissenschaftsportal/publikationen/titel/google-the-media-patron/aktion/show/

🙏 Supported by the Germand Trade Union Confederation #DGB and authors of #Netzpolitik
#journalism #digitalisation #BigTech #GAFAM #news #science #patron #money
 
⬡ Closing Keynote – Let's Play and Win Our Own Game
Darius Kazemi

Live Q&A Recording https://conf.tube/videos/watch/ee874639-6f5d-4fbc-a63f-ca9cfebdb1ab
Debate in the Forum https://socialhub.activitypub.rocks/t/lets-play-and-win-our-own-game/953
Watch the Talk https://conf.tube/videos/watch/b8d6c88a-0e73-46dd-9e35-d4645bb12db8

As creators of #federated social software, we have a choice: we can compete with social #media giants on their own terms, or we can play our own game, one that's impossible …

#activitypub #fediverse #foss #web #federation #friends #friendcamp #mastodon #instance #keynote #apconf2020
 

The spread of true and false news online | Science

Lies spread faster than the truth


There is worldwide concern over false news and the possibility that it can influence political, economic, and social well-being. To understand how false news spreads, Vosoughi et al. used a data set of rumor cascades on Twitter from 2006 to 2017. About 126,000 rumors were spread by ∼3 million people. False news reached more people than the truth; the top 1% of false news cascades diffused to between 1000 and 100,000 people, whereas the truth rarely diffused to more than 1000 people. Falsehood also diffused faster than the truth. The degree of novelty and the emotional reactions of recipients may be responsible for the differences observed.
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6380/1146

#internet #tech #technology #SocialMedia #online #news #FakeNews #Twitter #media #politics #health #ConspiracyTheories #psychology
 

The spread of true and false news online | Science

Lies spread faster than the truth


There is worldwide concern over false news and the possibility that it can influence political, economic, and social well-being. To understand how false news spreads, Vosoughi et al. used a data set of rumor cascades on Twitter from 2006 to 2017. About 126,000 rumors were spread by ∼3 million people. False news reached more people than the truth; the top 1% of false news cascades diffused to between 1000 and 100,000 people, whereas the truth rarely diffused to more than 1000 people. Falsehood also diffused faster than the truth. The degree of novelty and the emotional reactions of recipients may be responsible for the differences observed.
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6380/1146

#internet #tech #technology #SocialMedia #online #news #FakeNews #Twitter #media #politics #health #ConspiracyTheories #psychology
 

#Sanspapiers : #convergence sur #Paris le 17 octobre


Plusieurs marches à travers toute la France convergeront à Paris le 17 octobre afin d’obtenir la #régularisation de toutes et tous les sans-papiers, la fermeture des centres de rétention administrative (CRA) et un logement pour toutes et tous. Des groupes rallieront la capitale via cinq parcours principaux, et agrégeront du monde en cours de route : https://www.unioncommunistelibertaire.org/Sans-papiers-convergence-sur-Paris-le-17-octobre-8789

#AlternativeLibertaire #Journal #Presse #Média #AL
 

#Sanspapiers : #convergence sur #Paris le 17 octobre


Plusieurs marches à travers toute la France convergeront à Paris le 17 octobre afin d’obtenir la #régularisation de toutes et tous les sans-papiers, la fermeture des centres de rétention administrative (CRA) et un logement pour toutes et tous. Des groupes rallieront la capitale via cinq parcours principaux, et agrégeront du monde en cours de route : https://www.unioncommunistelibertaire.org/Sans-papiers-convergence-sur-Paris-le-17-octobre-8789

#AlternativeLibertaire #Journal #Presse #Média #AL
 
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