Feeling the NGO at a #redecentralize event, it's my subject :)
https://campaign.openworlds.info/media/GlNEZ42WvWAenINl6HY moored up for the night
#boatlife in central europe
Towing a canoe down the #danube now safely moord up on a small river bellow Lintz
Better screenshot of test #seedbox
Testing seedboxing with #peertube http://hamishcampbell.com/index.php/2018/05/18/testing-peertube-webrtc-seedboxes/ kind duse not work yet...
Well the labour MP was not to bad, but did end with makeing the internet a space for commerce. Next is about safety in the #dotcons
@andybroomfield https://campaign.openworlds.info/media/iz7yV0fdVC187qyHB_k just starting. At newspeak house.
#openweb #reboot This is how a #OMN works (and mastodon is a good example) https://campaign.openworlds.info/media/Igib1Ws7wLQHWd7reaw
Founded on #4opens and moderated by an ethical code of conduct. Its a safe space for Campaigning and NGO groups to access their members via #openweb projects.
"We can't engage as communities, unless we have money. I can't even express how angry this makes me."
- an activist group using Facebook. People and organisations who feel this way are our initial targets.
We are launching two new Mastodon instances for activists and campaigners to aid communication of grassroot groups; putting social media back in our hands by providing a free, unfettered home for campaigners, NGO’s and activists to communicate among their peers and beyond.
This project is a way out of the restricted, algorithmic, for-profit mediation and commercialisation of communication we increasingly experience. If you do not pay to "boost" each post, a Facebook page will only reach 3-6% of members. This soon becomes an expensive drain on limited NGO and activist budgets.
Activists and campaigners alike are ready to shift their outreach away from the corporate social networks paid-per-view “walled gardens”.
Mastodon is the worlds largest free open source decentralised microblogging network; it’s thousands of unique, interconnected communities, filled with different people, interests, languages, and needs.
You’re free to join any community you like, or better yet, host your own, on your own terms. It remains possible for members of each to instance to interact with others.
There is no monopoly by a single commercial company, no ads, and no tracking.
We aim to help activism/campaigning groups to make this step now.
A note on Security and Privacy - these take a somewhat different shape within the #openweb. Have a read about our thoughts on the matter.