Student #FreeSoftware activists: apply for a spring internship at the FSF! We will be accepting applications through November 29. Learn more: u.fsf.org/2yg
Facebook and Google’s pervasive surveillance poses an unprecedented danger to human rights
Surveillance Giants lays out how the surveillance-based business model of Facebook and Google is inherently incompatible with the right to privacy and poses a systemic threat to a range of other rights including freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of thought, and the right to equality and non-discrimination.
Less than 24 hours left to provide your feedback on the EU guidelines for #RouterFreedom! #BEREC is running a #PublicConsultation defining whether your router will belong to you or to your ISP. Please participate now, it's as easy as sending an email!
2020 will be the 20th anniversary of the free office suite (OpenOffice.org was announced on July 19, 2000) and the 10th anniversary of LibreOffice (announced on September 28, 2010)! Help us make a cool logo to celebrate: https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2019/10/01/libreoffice-10-20-logo-community-contest/
Either because of natural disasters (Earthquake or tsonami) or political disasters (such as what happend in #Kashmir or now in #Iran), you may lose your #internet connection. Before that happen, discover apps like #Briar.
Briar let you build secure connection locally with people around you for messaging or even blog posting.
The #Librem5 software team were busy in October: improved power consumption and thermals, refactored integration between various apps, added new features to keyboard, Settings, Shell and Compositor, squashed bugs and more https://puri.sm/posts/librem-5-october-2019-software-update/ #Purism
mastodon.social is updated with the bookmark feature developed by @Thib.
I can already see that the action bar now looks too crowded so the bookmark function will maybe move to the dropdown menu soon.
@fossasap @ryangorley well thought out and accurate take on "professionals" resistance to FOSS.... i often find in my own interactions that people wear proprietary software like fashion or branding. It somehow legitimizes their work. When did anyone judge a painting on what brand of brushes were used?!
We released #PeerTube v2 yesterday!
Improvements on federation, instances presentation and a brand new JoinPeertube.org !
We're talking about live-streaming for the v3... more info here https://framablog.org/2019/11/12/peertube-has-worked-twice-as-hard-to-free-your-videos-from-youtube/
Please add your fediverse accounts also on your website. It would be great if you place them even before the proprietary ones
This account is run by Mostafa Ahangarha, trying to motivate and educate migration to Free Software
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.