Student activists: apply for a spring internship at the FSF! We will be accepting applications through November 29. Learn more: u.fsf.org/2yg

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We have been listening to you and the deadline for our #CallForParticipation in #AboutFreedom is extended to this Sunday.

Let them know about #FreeSoftware:
#ccc #cfp

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.


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Briar is an amazing app.
It is a messaging app designed for activists, journalists, and anyone else who needs a safe, easy and robust way to communicate.

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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!

See how to make yourself heard, and the #FSFE's response on the current draft: fsfe.org/news/2019/news-201911

In last 4 month we tried hard to introduce @Mastodon in Iran.
Due to internet blockage and entering the National Intranet in Iran, some people tried to start a instance within the country to connect people.

I hope they be successful

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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: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Either because of natural disasters (Earthquake or tsonami) or political disasters (such as what happend in or now in ), you may lose your connection. Before that happen, discover apps like .
Briar let you build secure connection locally with people around you for messaging or even blog posting.

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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 puri.sm/posts/librem-5-october #Purism

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I am heading to , . If you know anyonw interested in , , or , please connect us.

Student activists: apply for a spring at the FSF! We will be accepting applications through November 29. Learn more: u.fsf.org/2yg

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Great news everyone. Thanks to previously mentioned infrastructure upgrades #peertube v2 update is now rolling out to hosted instances.

Please let me know if you experience any issues.

If you'd like to read more about changes in v2, you can read the following blog post: https://framablog.org/2019/11/12/peertube-has-worked-twice-as-hard-to-free-your-videos-from-youtube/ or something more technical: https://github.com/Chocobozzz/PeerTube/releases/tag/v2.0.0

Please note: Due to technical changes made by Peertube v2 there will be some federation incompatibilities with forwarded activities sent by PeerTube instances < v2.0.0, this is due to removal of some legacy code.
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This is mostly a parody account, operated by @dansup

You should checkout wedistribute.org/ for longer form articles that cover much more of the fediverse!

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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.

The 2020 conference call for sessions closes in one week: submit your talk by November 20! This year's theme: "Free the Future": u.fsf.org/2x1

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@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?!

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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 framablog.org/2019/11/12/peert

If you face challenge answering questions about if can practically replace the proprietary ones, have a look at this brilliant article by @ryangorley


Please add your fediverse accounts also on your website. It would be great if you place them even before the proprietary ones

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