In light of Australia's anti-encryption, this is an important message from

It's not enough for services to state they decline to add a backdoor. It should be practically impossible to do so. Based on their architecture and verifiable by public source code.


Remember: That hideous recaptcha check you have on your login/register forms is part of your website's .

Also: Stop feeding with your users' data

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Using economic anti-incentives to influence or impose certain behaviors is political arrogance. Splitting people in half, those who can afford a life style that destroys the planet and those who can't.

Even when the cause is a good one, the path defines the outcome

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"But there is no Plan B and the bubble, it turns out, is where we have been living all the while. The bubble is that delusion of isolation under which we have laboured for so long. The bubble has cut us off from life on the only planet we have, or are ever likely to have. The bubble is civilisation."

"the coal power plants in the pumped 659 million tonnes of into the atmosphere in 2017. 66% of the power sector’s CO2 emissions."

"7,600 premature deaths, 3,320 new cases of chronic bronchitis and over 137,000 asthma symptom days in children."

"I deny the right to judge me to all those who don’t understand the voice of my yearnings, the howl of my needs, the flights of my spirit, the sorrow of my mind, the thrill of my ideas and the anguish of my thought."
~ Renzo Novatore

"without meat and dairy consumption, global farmland use could be reduced by more than 75% – an area equivalent to the US, China, European Union and Australia combined – and still feed the world"


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