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Remember kids Discord is software, they can do whatever they want with it ;)

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IBM is Destroying Red Hat, Squeezing Red Hat’s Work for Cash, Laying Off Staff, and Asking Staff to Resign • ՇєςђгเﻮђՇร ⇨ techrights.org/2021/05/12/ibm-

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Polish university student Wojciech Kosior shares his story of how he managed to graduate without being forced to use Zoom, Skype, or other nonfree programs: u.fsf.org/3bv

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Did you know that #POWER9 support just landed in #GNU #Guix?
lists.gnu.org/archive/html/gui

Still work to do before it’s supported on the same level as other architectures, but that’s a big milestone!

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Republicans want voter ID laws.
Democrats want vaccine passports.

We're going to get the worst of both worlds where vaccine passports are required to vote.

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Why are (legal) tools important to foster the use of #opensource within public administrations ? What already exists & what do we need to work on ?

🎞️ The recording of the webinar on "Legal tools for Public Administrations" is online : eolevent.eu/blog/eole-2020-web

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“Tales of Favicons and Caches: Persistent Tracking in Modern Browsers”:
cs.uic.edu/~polakis/papers/sol

“[A] website can track users across browsing sessions by storing a tracking identifier as a set of entries in the browser’s dedicated favicon cache”.

Looks as if the modern web was designed to serve the needs of surveillance.

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PINE64 February Update! We've said it before, but for real this time: this is a big one...

- A look at RK3566 SBC
- keyboard news
- We're making a RISC-V SBC! -
- default OS is @kde PlaMo on @ManjaroARM
- back in March
- part of our ecosystem
- progress
- much more!

pine64.org/2021/02/15/february

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The GPL-Violations.org Project
gpl-violations.org/

(submitted by generalizations)

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#FLOSSweekly 616
> #SoftwareHeritage is an extraordinary, yet necessary effort to save all the world's #software in all its versions and generations for all time. This effort is to help make historical #SourceCode accessible to everyone, but this initiative does come with many challenges. Naturally, #SoftwareHeritage is started with #OpenSource code and principles. #DocSearls and #SimonPhipps talk in much length and depth on all of it, with founder & #CEO #RobertoDiCosmo.
twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly/epi

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