In 2019 we contributed to the free software and platform cooperative movements by speaking at conferences, holding trainings and building tools for the movement.
Micky is setting out for San Miguel de Allende to meet with and help fellow activists and cooperators move to privacy-respecting free software tools.
.org, once managed by a nonprofit, is now owned by the private equity firm Ethos Capital. This is another example of the internet being privatized and the importance of moving our technology under community ownership.
Agaric hosts a weekly Show and Tell to share tips and tricks, but this week we had a presentation on how cooperative developers can share work on projects.
For those inspired by Micky's keynote at NERD Summit or LibrePlanet 2019, or who think they'd have been inspired if they'd been there, here are resources for working for a world, digital and non-digital, with freedom and personal power.
Several hundred people gathered to talk about the problems of an online economy reliant on monopoly, extraction, and surveillance—and discuss how to build a "cooperative Internet, built of platforms owned and governed by the people who rely on them."