If Macmillan has learned anything from its controversial new e-book embargo, we hope it is this:
Do NOT piss off the librarians.
We did it! We came together as a community and met our fundraising goal to defend software freedom from patent litigation.
Next up comes the hard part - winning this lawsuit and setting precedent. Stay tuned for updates as we progress forward
Calling out to the Mastodon community again: famous @fdroidorg Repomaker is looking for a new maintainer (and contributors). Should be familiar with F-Droid, Python, Django.
Please help keeping it alive!
Volunteers go to https://gitlab.com/fdroid/repomaker/issues/234 – others please boost, as usual 😉 Thanks!
Still 11k active installations of the really outdated free version on Google Play.
I read some misleading messages. Google removed the free version due to donation links. Remove means you can't even find it in your library though you downloaded it. That has nothing to do with a personal choice ;)
To this 11k users, please, go on #Fdroid to get last updates for free.
Patent trolls suck.
Please help #GNOME fight the good fight: https://blogs.gnome.org/engagement/2019/10/22/join-gnome-in-our-fight-against-a-patent-troll/
#psa You should probably stop using Startpage.com as a search engine.
#Startpage appears to have sold out to a company called "System1" who are a "pay-per-click behavioral ad company"
Please boost for exposure.
It's easy to stop such spying: Use Tutanota. 😉
(twitter link) #github, apparently, has a contract with #ICE. https://twitter.com/evan_greer/status/1181745056698572802
this looks like it might've predated the microsoft acquisition?
anyway i went on a little rant: https://twitter.com/zacanger/status/1181791908198150144
TLDR is github should drop this contract, and if they don't have a good solution within a week i'm moving myself and my side business off, and pushing $day_job to try gitlab self hosted.
Anyone on the path from your network to your DNS resolver (where domains are converted to IP addresses) can collect info on what sites you visit—potentially blocking content or spoofing your DNS to return an incorrect, even dangerous result.
Install Privacy Badger to block Facebook's invisible trackers when they try to follow you off the site. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/privacy-badger-rolls-out-new-ways-fight-facebook-tracking
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