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Statement of FSF board on election of Richard Stallman (RMS): u.fsf.org/3bf

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I encourage everyone to chip in on this crowd fund campaign. Louis Rossman, well-known Right to Repair lobbyist wants to get laws passed in his country USA for Right to Repair.

This will greatly benefit projects like coreboot and riscv-related projects.

gofundme.com/f/lets-get-right-

Right to repair means: access to schematics, boardviews and other such info necessary for repair. Presently, hardware/logic info is highly restrictive. This law would be a huge legal precedent for future rights.

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Of the companies that market stalkerware—sometimes under the guise of child safety or employee-monitoring software—@evacide told the TED audience, “Do these companies know that their tools are being used as tools of abuse? Absolutely.” eff.org/deeplinks/2020/05/watc

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@gamingonlinux you can only have DirectX on Linux...if you run it on Windows!?

I will continue to distrust M$ for as long as they continue these one-sided "contribtutions", or whatever they like to call it these days.

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There's some crazy internal US politics right now that threatens #OpenTechFund, who funded #LetsEncrypt, #CertBot, @torproject , #NoScript, TLS ESNI/ECH, #DNSPrivacyProj, #ReproducibleBuilds, #Wireguard, #DeltaChat, #OpenKeychain, #pypi, @guardianproject , @signalapp , and more. Looks like a couple proprietary software companies are trying to take over this #FreeSoftware money. Please sign on to the campaign to try to stop it: saveinternetfreedom.tech

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Videos from #LibrePlanet2020 are live! u.fsf.org/31pWatch the talk “Free software for minorities in Turkey in their own languages” with Turkish free software activists Ozcan Oguz and Alper Atmaca: u.fsf.org/32q

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