While we're all focused on the Corona crisis the US government is quietly pushing an internet #surveillance bill that is aimed at abolishing message encryption:
We should probably pay attention to this and spread awareness even if we are not American: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/earn-it-bill-governments-not-so-secret-plan-scan-every-message-online
Glad EFF has been keeping an eye out. They do good work.
@polychrome Here's a link to my CW'd variant if people want to boost that 🙂
This may be a useful tool to contact your member of #congress.
FYI It does use Google Analytics and Amazon Web Services.
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retired
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol
@polychrome Since the global "tech giants" are American, this certainly does affect us. And the secure, "Signal private messenger" is based in the US, too. Like many things. Just saying. 🤷♀️