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Glitter Meetup is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community at the IFF Square on the IFF Mattermost, at 9am EDT / 1pm UTC. Do you need an invite? Learn how to get one [[IFF Mattermost|here]].
 
Glitter Meetup is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community at the IFF Square on the IFF Mattermost, at 9am EDT / 1pm UTC. Do you need an invite? Learn how to get one [[IFF Mattermost|here]].
 
=== Upcoming events ===
 
 
@ April 22 | Latin America Meetup
 
https://internetfreedomfestival.org/wiki/index.php/Latin_American_Monthly_Meetups
 
 
@ April 29 | Feminist Funding & Autonomous Resourcing | Glitter Meetup
 
Featured Guest: AWID
 
https://internetfreedomfestival.org/wiki/index.php/April_29_2021_GM
 
 
@ April 29 | Coffee Talk with Matt Mitchell
 
https://digitalrights.formstack.com/forms/cks38
 
 
@ May 5 | Africa Meetup
 
https://internetfreedomfestival.org/wiki/index.php/Africa_Monthly_Meetups
 
 
@ May 13 | CKS: Remote Online Harassment During COVID19: How To Study
 
Harm, Trauma and Violence Online with an Intersectional and Racial
 
Justice Lens
 
https://digitalrights.formstack.com/forms/cks39
 
 
@ May 20 | MENA Meetup
 
https://internetfreedomfestival.org/wiki/index.php/MENA_Monthly_Meetups
 
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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=== Community Updates ===
 
=== Community Updates ===
  
* [https://tpo.pages.torproject.net/community/l10n/ GitLabCI]: they are scripts you can trigger from a repo, when pushing or scheduling them. i have made this page.
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* Folks can now send their updates for Team CommUNITY's weekly digital rights newsletter via a form: https://www.digitalrights.community/weekly-newsletter
* For future in-person meetings, we need more equity with the [https://truthout.org/articles/doctors-without-borders-implores-us-eu-to-stop-blocking-vaccine-patent-waiver/?fbclid=IwAR2DJZ7vibMMX3JjEHBFmfDplx1LSCGvopCjYTtPjIXp06S1ZeV88A_f8qA vaccine]
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* Doctors Without Borders Implores US, EU to Stop Blocking Vaccine Patent Waiver [[https://truthout.org/articles/doctors-without-borders-implores-us-eu-to-stop-blocking-vaccine-patent-waiver/?fbclid=IwAR2DJZ7vibMMX3JjEHBFmfDplx1LSCGvopCjYTtPjIXp06S1ZeV88A_f8qA%20vaccine article here]]
* Facebook [https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2021-04-21/facebook-says-it-halts-hackers-tied-to-palestinian-security announced] it has broken up a hacker network used by President Mahmoud Abbas' intelligence service in an attempt to keep tabs on journalists, human rights activists and government critics.   
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* The aviation industry took a hit in 2020 because of covid19. Historically there is usually a surge in leisure activities after major financial/health crisis, that should mean much higher levels of flying comparing before. And as a lot of pilots were laid off, which means eventually they are going to retire because pilots careers depend on seniority in airlines (unless you work as a corporate pilot) that will mean the need to hire a lot of new pilots which is not something you can just throw money at.
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* [https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2021-04-21/facebook-says-it-halts-hackers-tied-to-palestinian-security Facebook announced] it has broken up a hacker network used by President Mahmoud Abbas' intelligence service in an attempt to keep tabs on journalists, human rights activists and government critics.   
 
* Israeli cyber firm [https://www.axios.com/israeli-cyber-firm-nso-negotiates-with-jordan-dfbc49f1-6b2f-4907-b0fc-f36fbda4813d.html NSO] negotiates with Jordanian intelligence  
 
* Israeli cyber firm [https://www.axios.com/israeli-cyber-firm-nso-negotiates-with-jordan-dfbc49f1-6b2f-4907-b0fc-f36fbda4813d.html NSO] negotiates with Jordanian intelligence  
* [https://twitter.com/RisingFlameNow Rising Flame] is a group based in Mumbai with some great articles and events  
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* [https://twitter.com/RisingFlameNow Rising Flame] is a group based in Mumbai with some great articles and events on disability and accessibility.
* We want to start a “walking buddies" trend!
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=== Brainstorming on resources that we need ===
 
=== Brainstorming on resources that we need ===
* Resources to share on nonprofit management (portals with support, templates etc)
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* Some community members shared an interest in starting a walking buddy system, where folks can take walks with each other virtually or in person
* More COVID19 predictions and data, like the pilot one
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* Resources on disability and surveillance before
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* Folks expressed an interest in having more resources and training on nonprofit management. They want more career development for "non-profit professionals"including but not limited to operations, administration. There is also a thread in the MENA channel about these needs.
* Best ways to keep a sustainable level of energy to function amid the pandemic, resources on best and safest ways to organize online and offline as activists
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* OrgOrg, it’s a community for admin & HR and a lot of nonprofit as well as tech people are in it. it may be US centric: https://www.orgorg.co/
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* Team CommUNITY wants to know what folks want or need in regards to psychosocial care.
  
=== Issues and challenges that we need to focus on ===
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* Folks want more information and training for developers in regards to how to better protect visitors privacy, as well as hear from open source projects who can share how they built a community and sustainability. This is a good resource for web developers wanting to learn about privacy: https://edri.org/our-work/ethical-web-dev-2/ web developers
* Career development for "non-profit professionals"
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* Braistorm on what people want in regards to psychosocial services/care.
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* Privacy for web developers - how to protect your visitors privacy
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* How do we get countries to stop hoarding vaccines
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* Hear from people who lead open source projects and can share how they built community & sustainability  
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=== Resources & knowledge shared ===
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* The use of Google fonts look like  google analytics that you use on your webpage provide those external services information about your visitors. Google web services gather information about your visitors with those apps. The font gets requested by the visitor from Google, so Google Analytics gets their IP address. The fonts are not on your webserver, but on the google server. so each user downloads it from there It is the same when you add a facebook 'like' button. if your visitors is using a normal browser, and is logged in on facebook on another window, facebook can see they are also visiting that page. Privacy Badger doesnt always protect you. There are ways developers circumvent Privacy Badger.
  
* Nonprofit management: [https://www.orgorg.co/ OrgOrg], it’s a community for admin & HR and a lot of nonprofit as well as tech people are in it. it may be US centric:
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* Matomo is an alternative to google analytics.
* For learning privacy for [https://edri.org/our-work/ethical-web-dev-2/ web developers]
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* Using Google fonts is a problem:
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** google web services gather information about your visitors with those apps
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** The font gets requested by the visitor from Google, so Google Analytics gets their IP address
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** You will notice that Privacy Badger often blocks a Google fonts API
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** The privacy badge helps the users that have it, but if the website is well done you dont have problems. you can always visit your own website with the privacy badger and see the results
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** Matomo is a good alternative
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Latest revision as of 16:43, 8 June 2021

Glitter Meetups

Glitter Meetup is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community at the IFF Square on the IFF Mattermost, at 9am EDT / 1pm UTC. Do you need an invite? Learn how to get one here.

Notes

Community Updates

  • Folks can now send their updates for Team CommUNITY's weekly digital rights newsletter via a form: https://www.digitalrights.community/weekly-newsletter
  • Doctors Without Borders Implores US, EU to Stop Blocking Vaccine Patent Waiver [article here]
  • The aviation industry took a hit in 2020 because of covid19. Historically there is usually a surge in leisure activities after major financial/health crisis, that should mean much higher levels of flying comparing before. And as a lot of pilots were laid off, which means eventually they are going to retire because pilots careers depend on seniority in airlines (unless you work as a corporate pilot) that will mean the need to hire a lot of new pilots which is not something you can just throw money at.
  • Facebook announced it has broken up a hacker network used by President Mahmoud Abbas' intelligence service in an attempt to keep tabs on journalists, human rights activists and government critics.
  • Israeli cyber firm NSO negotiates with Jordanian intelligence
  • Rising Flame is a group based in Mumbai with some great articles and events on disability and accessibility.

Brainstorming on resources that we need

  • Some community members shared an interest in starting a walking buddy system, where folks can take walks with each other virtually or in person
  • Folks expressed an interest in having more resources and training on nonprofit management. They want more career development for "non-profit professionals"including but not limited to operations, administration. There is also a thread in the MENA channel about these needs.
  • OrgOrg, it’s a community for admin & HR and a lot of nonprofit as well as tech people are in it. it may be US centric: https://www.orgorg.co/
  • Team CommUNITY wants to know what folks want or need in regards to psychosocial care.
  • Folks want more information and training for developers in regards to how to better protect visitors privacy, as well as hear from open source projects who can share how they built a community and sustainability. This is a good resource for web developers wanting to learn about privacy: https://edri.org/our-work/ethical-web-dev-2/ web developers
  • The use of Google fonts look like google analytics that you use on your webpage provide those external services information about your visitors. Google web services gather information about your visitors with those apps. The font gets requested by the visitor from Google, so Google Analytics gets their IP address. The fonts are not on your webserver, but on the google server. so each user downloads it from there It is the same when you add a facebook 'like' button. if your visitors is using a normal browser, and is logged in on facebook on another window, facebook can see they are also visiting that page. Privacy Badger doesnt always protect you. There are ways developers circumvent Privacy Badger.
  • Matomo is an alternative to google analytics.