"The letter of support, with 6,850+ signatures that show a large number of non-American supporters, provides further evidence that the international free software community, including minority groups, rejects the defamation and smear campaign launched against Richard Stallman in the United States."
Who Is the Secret Owner of PornHub?
How can you run one of the biggest #porn sites in the world and no one knows who you are?
#Pornhub is the 10th most visited website in the world, but there’s a dark side to it. Dozens of women in recent years have accused Pornhub of allowing abusive content to be uploaded to the site, and yet it’s multi-millionaire owner has managed to evade scrutiny by hiding in the shadows.
Gajim 1.3.3 has been released 🚀
This release features improved Ad-Hoc Commands and brings back spell checking. Gajim 1.3.3 includes many bug fixes and improvements. Thanks everyone for reporting issues!
Cradle-to-grave solar panels are not as "green" as we are led to believe. 🧐
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/IntEngineering/status/1443848160208515072
As #Signal has had severe problems recently due to its centralised nature, here are some decentralised libre alternatives with Fediverse accounts:
➡️ @snikket_im - Initiative to give XMPP a consistent look and feel on instances and apps, to make it more attractive to new users
➡️ @xmpp - XMPP standards foundation
➡️ @delta - Decentralised messaging through email
➡️ @matrix - Best known for the Element client
➡️ @briar - Peer-to-peer encrypted messaging
➡️ @Jami - Peer-to-peer Skype alternative
September in #Prosody IM #XMPP server development:
- 'epoll' becomes new default for socket handling, 'select' deprecated
- Last traces of XEP-0091 removed
- Support limit on items retrieved from pubsub
- Direct TLS for *incoming* s2s connections
- Check connectivity via https://observe.jabber.network or a Blackbox Exporter instance
- Disk quota for HTTP upload
- Import/Export improvements as part of @snikket_im https://snikket.org/blog/dapsi-fund-account-portability/
- Various other tweaks and fixes
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.