Almost 20 years after enigmail saw the light of day, and about 3 days before people stop using PGP, Mozilla announces OpenPGP to be integrated into Thunderbird.
Joint statement on the GNU Project https://guix.gnu.org/blog/2019/joint-statement-on-the-gnu-project/
Hello Fediworld 👋
most of the #switchingsocial website is restored - have a look:
Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide toward new "barbarism"
Riot/Web 1.4.0 and Synapse 1.4.0rc1 are here with massive improvements to data privacy, including making identity servers strictly opt-in only; selectable integration managers; garbage collecting redactions & much much more. Read all about it: https://matrix.org/blog/2019/09/27/privacy-improvements-in-synapse-1-4-and-riot-1-4
Completed PCBs for prototype ("Brave Heart" batch) #PinePhone! They will be paired with their LCDs in about two weeks (next week is a Chinese holiday).
The first Librem 5 smartphones are shipping https://puri.sm/posts/first-librem-5-smartphones-are-shipping/ “This is a big moment, not just for us as a company, but for everyone concerned about issues of privacy, security, and user freedom. The Librem 5 represents years of work, building the software and hardware required to make this phone a reality.” - Todd Weaver, founder and CEO of #Purism #Librem5 #Librem5Aspen #Linux #LinuxPhone #LinuxMobile #GNOME #FOSS
Should I begin recommending FOSS web (social) platforms? Up until this point I have strayed away from them due to me being unable to properly test them out, meaning I couldn't deliver honest commentary on them.
I think I have the resources and technical knowledge to host and test the platforms now.
This is slightly related to the recent disappearance of switching.social.
Distro addicted college student who would rather research FOSS than do homework.
Not a CS major. If it's any hint, I like #FreeCAD
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