This Month in Mobian June 22 is out: blog.mobian.org/posts/2022/06/

An oversimplifying summary of what has happened in June. (and yes, that implies we are not going to do anything for mobian in the remaining few hours anymore 😝)

In case you haven't heard, the EU is now implementing new so-called e-evidence rules. Basically, member countries can obtain access to transactions and data on suspects in (criminal) investigations. Here's the fact sheet:

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

Note especially the "types of data" section on what can be requested.

If you don't want this type of data leaked, maybe consider not using somebody else's servers (euphemistically known as "the cloud").

phosh 0.20.0~beta2 is out 🚀📱 :

It fixes most of the things for 0.20.0 but there's more.

Check out the full release notes at gitlab.gnome.org/World/Phosh/p for details.

#phosh #librem5 @purism #gnome #linux #mobile

I just installed the latest Postmarket OS (with Phosh) on a Pinephone and goodness they have come a long way.

The OS is basically usable. Which is amazing on such an underpowered device.

Also, convergence worked for me for the first time :) And yeah, I could easily use this with Helix Editor + git for development work on the go. (Keep in mind my daily dev machine is a 16-core desktop with 64GB RAM. So, no, it’s not the same experience. But is it usable? Heck yes.)

#pinephone #linux #phones

I don't post much on social media anymore. Why? It drains my attention and has a whole bunch of other negative side-effects: ledger.humanetech.com/

In fact, I think free software projects should rely less on social media and we should try with Linux Mobile to be the prime example of giving users not only control of their whole software stack but also of their attention.

For a 39 minute verbose version of this statement, see my FOSDEM talk: fosdem.org/2022/schedule/event

There is this conference "Semantic Web in Libraries"(SWIB) which I am involved in organizing. Each year, there's a great bunch of people meeting.

You have something interesting to share about #LinkedData in libraries or related institutions? Or have some ideas on how libraries could contribute more to the growth and maintenance of the Fediverse?

Please consider a submission (which is only an abstract). The deadline has just been extended to 11 July 2022: swib.org/swib22/
#swib22

✅ update postmarketos v22.06 Release
✅update Biktorgj modem firmware

Thankfully everything went as expected.
The modem firmware update is a piece of cake now with #fwup

All bugs are features until rebooting 😂

#postmarketos #pinephone

Niets dan voordelen met trackingvrij, zo blijkt. Als gun ik tweakers van harte dat die voordelen zich ook uitstrekken tot de financiele kant en ze over een tijdje zien dat dit ook financieel de juiste beslissing was. Dan is de use case voor privacy by design compleet.
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RT @woutf
Kreeg dit grafiekje net intern doorgespeeld: onze nieuwe trackingvrije banners zijn niet alleen veel beter voor je privacy, ze laden ook nog eens een klap sneller…
twitter.com/woutf/status/15402

A must-read to understand why @ApiPlatform exposes resources in the #JSONLD format by default and supports Schema.org: "An Introduction to Knowledge Graphs" by @StanfordAILab ai.stanford.edu/blog/introduct

Version 0.9 of vvmd is out!

gitlab.com/kop316/vvmd/-/tags/

This fixes the issue with some T-mobile servers, but requires this patch with curl (which I am hoping will be merged soon). The patch is here:

github.com/curl/curl/pull/8986

It also fixes an issue I ran into where curl seems to sometimes say things went bad when they did not, and when this happened with the delete command, it ended up deleting the VVM on both the phone and server....which is not fun. This is fixed now.

Our timeline is filled with people celebrating that #adobe plans to offer a freemium version of #Photoshop for the browser.

Just in case you didn't know:
#GIMP, #Krita @krita, #Inkscape @inkscape, #Scribus and many other great graphics tools are already available - free/libre to use, free to improve, free to share. Check them out! 💙

chatcontrol, eupol 

#fediverse, we really need to talk about #chatcontrol, the EU's next mass surveillance system. Long Thread below, with hints to skip over parts of if it's too long for you. Sources are in [brackets] & linked at the end. I tried to simplify a bit to keep the thread accessible for people without deep technical knowledge. I've packed a LOT of content into this thread - if you have trouble undestanding, it's probably my fault. Ask and I'll clarify! Please boost for awareness.

We just released v22.06 with the release name "The One Where We Started Using Release Titles"!

This release is the first one where we support between release upgrading, so no need to reinstall anymore with every new release. This is also the first release with support for the and the Samsung Galaxy S3!

Read all about it at postmarketos.org/blog/2022/06/

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