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March 2018

Introducing cryptopayments for our services

by Mariana Balla

Every day we try to understand the needs of our partners by taking their feedback seriously. During this process we have noticed that some of our partners prefer to use Paypal and others bank transactions, which has been for many years the standard process of payments for services similar to what we offer.[…]

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March 2018

Ura has a new website

by Mariana Balla

Our new website is up and running! When Ura was founded we were just 2 people trying to build something in our free time. Since then, we came a long way and others have joined us too. It was time for us to move away from WordPress to a more contribution friendly platform, such as Jekyll.[…]

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March 2018

Ura is now part of Open Tech Fund’s Usability Lab

by Mariana Balla

Starting now, Ura will be providing Usability and Design Services to Internet Freedom projects as part of Open Tech Fund’s Usability Lab. The Usability Lab aims to increase user safety and promote practical internet freedom by working with developers and technologists to improve the usability of open ­source circumvention and digital security […]

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February 2018

Inkscape Workshop in Tirana

by Mariana Balla

Quite some time has passed since we first got in touch with the Open Source Design community. While being an utopian idea in the beginning, it has become clear to us that bringing Open Source values to Design and vice versa requires more of a culture shift than anything else. Having this mantra in mind, […]

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February 2018

Ura at FOSDEM 2018

by Mariana Balla

During last weekend the Ura team traveled to Brussels, Belgium to attend FOSDEM. We had the chance to be present at one of the largest conferences in Europe (and probably the largest Free Software/ Open Source one). Just like at CCC, we strive to be at events which promote collaborative projects and initiatives. In addition […]

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January 2018

Chaos Communication Congress 2017 – We were there

by Mariana Balla

Chaos Communication Congress or simply CCC , is a four-day conference focusing on technology and social issues of our times. The organizers, the Chaos Computer Club, try to bring up to the spotlight privacy issues and the importance of the human rights on the digital world we “breathe” every day. Through workshops and presentations the […]

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