I can't believe it has come to this.
If you are using your FOSS projects to limit choice and drive your political agenda, you are no more an agent of freedom than self indulgent corporations who use software to drive their commercial agendas. For instance, you are no different than Microsoft.
The freedom in free software isn't freedom to be told what to do, what to believe, what opinions to hold, and who to talk to.
Let the Fediverse be free and open to everyone.
And now even Gargon is supporting this behavior. https://mastodon.social/@Gargron/102184195834215862 In reality Mastodon just wants to be another silo, but with more rainbows and simulated bliss.
One simply can not watch too many O'Brien episodes. #DS9
ICANN granted Amazon.com the domain '.amazon' today, rather than the entire geographic region of the Amazon Basin.
Acts like this are colonial, obviously, but also a slap in the face to early internet promises of global representation + shared power. Its really sad.
(via http://everest-pipkin.com/ , thanks ! )
GitHub is launching GitHub Sponsors, allowing the community to financially support the people who design, build, and maintain the open source projects they depend on:
#Unix in der DDR - super interessant https://www.golem.de/news/computergeschichte-unix-hinter-dem-eisernen-vorhang-1905-141247.html
Nein nein, wer nicht aus der Hand fährt, der hat die Kontrolle verloren. #TeamKeineSegelhandschuhe
Since Worf joined the #DS9 crew I really am struggling to enjoy the show as much as I did before. Klingons are my least favorite Star Trek subject and now they get even more screen time than before. 😞
#Enigmail 2.0.11 (2019-05-21) addresses a security issue with inline-PGP messages that allows an attacker to have Enigmail display a correctly signed or encrypted message info, but display a different unauthenticated text.
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