Explanation: the entire Burger King and Taco Bell chains in Finland (as well as some other national restaurant chains) are owned and operated by a cooperative which is run by the Left alliance (descendant of the old Communist party), and funds them as well as various other socialist and marxist activities
TIL about https://lichess.org/ , one of the world's most popular chess servers, run entirely on free software by a nonprofit, ad-free, supported by donations with a budget of ~$420K/year according to https://lichess.org/costs
They've been around since 2010.
As awesome as this is to see, imagine how many free/open nonprofit alternatives to Big Tech platforms would exist if, down to the municipal level, we decided to support them with funding & infrastructure.
Find out how good you are at placing historical events in the right order with this cool new game based on Wikidata's data:
This is awesome!
I'm still looking for a #coop in Europe to join as a software developer.
Can anyone recommend one, or know of a co-op directory of sorts? Or maybe you're setting up a co-op and like an extra pair of hands to make it happen?
@aral we lost the moment we accepted renaming it from the more evocative "horse and sparrow economics"
Switching from a poo to a pee analogy, to make it more palatable. Lol.
E-mails stored on US servers for over 180 days are considered abandoned and can be viewed by law enforcement without warrants under the ECPA.
All that is required to obtain the content of the emails by a law enforcement agency is a written statement certifying that the information is relevant to an investigation, without judicial review.