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The term comes from pottery shards, hence in German it is called "Scherbengerich" - the justice court of shards.

"Ostracism (Greek: ὀστρακισμός, ostrakismos) was a procedure under the Athenian democracy in which any citizen could be expelled from the city-state of Athens for ten years." [...] "It was used as a way of neutralizing someone thought to be a threat to the state or potential tyrant." -

ist wenn Drogendealer in Berlin Verkaufsplätze zugewiesen bekommen aber ich für das Fahren mit einem Elektrotretroller mit 20 km/h auf dem Radweg 500€ Strafe, 1 Punkt in Flensburg bekomme und den Führerschein für 1 Monat abgeben muss.

"Berlin park designates 'pink zone' areas for drug dealers" while driving an electric scooter with 20 km/h on the bike lane will cost you 500€ in fines and losing your drivers license for 1 month.

FTR and to whom it may concern, in two weeks I will delete my account. You can find me on and instead.

I switched to an iPhone SE and it feels like n upgrade! How I missed the size!

“Versions of the Official Linux images (since v3.3) contain a NULL password for the `root` user.”

jwildeboer boosted

And while thinking too much, I got Eric B and Rakim on full volume, because I’m from those days :)

Let’s join forces. And take our time. This is not business. This is fundamental.

The internet, blockchain, Open Source, Open standards - building blocks.

Transnational. Decentralised to the maximum. Meaning YOU own and define your identity.

A global, centralised registry of all human beings? That’s an Orwellian nightmare. No. We need a global system of identity ownership by humans. Not nation states. Not organisations.

But for global democracy we need to make sure every human being has one and exactly one vote. How?

And we all fundamentally feel the need for global democracy to solve global problems. Climate change, anyone?

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