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Privacy, like security, requires technology that can be examined, reviewed, studied, vetted and modified. It's also a personal consideration

We need a full free and open technology stack: software, devices, data and society

is everything you think necessary for your personal freedom, privacy and security ( even things we have not yet created )

FLOX - Free Libre Open X(everything)

Speaking of new Free Software photography releases, the incredible team over at darktable have a new release as well!

New darktable 2.6.2 released!

What a wonderful week to be a photo geek!

darktable.org/2019/03/darktabl

#artwithopensource #photography #photo #FreeSoftware #raw

Over the years, people have asked when #FreedomBox would be ready.

We're about to answer them.

We're announcing big news in our session at #LibrePlanet hosted by @fsf

Watch "Saving democracy with the Web's infrastructure" on March 24, 16:20-17:05 EDT.

Stream: libreplanet.org/2019/live/

Mastodon UI question

Threads can be muted. Can you mute only a particular branch? e.g. a few people conversing amongst themselves and no longer involving you, but you're still involved in another

Also, can you mark a post to not default to reply-all?

Can you change your account preferences to not default to reply-all?

I don't see those in the preferences, but I'm also not popular enough to need them and so it might just be my unfamiliarity

The city of Amsterdam is creating a digital map where you can find all digital surveillance/data collection devices like cameras, both public and private/business owned. Great initiative to create some #transparency! parool.nl/amsterdam/kaart-van-

A staff member of the FreedomBox Foundation will be speaking at #LibrePlanet this weekend!

Title: "Saving democracy with the Web's infrastructure"

Will you be at #LibrePlanet? Let us know! We hope to see you at our table and session. 😎

Schedule: libreplanet.org/2019/program/

The #FreedomBox Foundation will be at #LibrePlanet again this year!

We're keeping the tradition alive: we have more giveaways this year!

We're giving away stickers, Micro SD-to-USB adapters, and LIME2 single-board computers by @olimex

Find our table in the exhibitor's hall!

If you haven't tried out our Facebook Container extension yet, now's a pretty good time.

It won’t stop FB from storing your passwords in plain text files, but it will stop them from tracking you across the web and that’s something.

t.co/P9ix6oNH7F tweeted by @Firefox

RT @andreasbovens: Firefox 66 is out 🥳 and it comes with:
🔇 audible autoplay blocking
⚓️ scroll anchoring
🖥️ screen sharing with getDispla… tweeted by @Firefox

Tor friends, relay operators, and anyone who wants to learn about Tor: Join us at Hackerspace Valencia on Thursday, March 28. blog.torproject.org/events/tor

PLUG Security meeting Thursday night - Shodan

Introduction To Shodan is a two-hour course designed to provide an overview of the search engine for finding devices connected to the internet.

Mar 21, 19:00
Desert Breeze Substation , 251 Desert Breeze Blvd West, Chandler, AZ

phxlinux.org/index.php/meeting

gettogether.community/events/8

The says one bill in congress will fully restore Net Neutrality, the Save the Internet Act of 2019

It's 3 pages and essentially says to restore the rules that were in effect on January 19th, 2017

energycommerce.house.gov/sites

If you're in the US, call your representative and ask them to sponsor the bill

Rally in Casa Grande tomorrow for congressman O'Halleran on the committee voting on the bill nextweek

actionnetwork.org/events/tell-

@librelounge is starting two subseries which will follow @cwebber 's work on Spritely and @emacsen 's work on ReviewPub.

The latter is also meant to be a demonstrational but complete implementation of ActivityPub. @samae #tootgun (unless you have already finished it 😃 )

I didn't expect @librelounge to get that exciting.

Our Director of Community Operations, @freedeb will speak about Free Software/Utopia: how the movement could be more successful, this weekend at the Free Software Foundation's annual #LibrePlanet conference in Cambridge, MA sfconservancy.org/blog/2019/ma

Fresno! @RootAccessCA, a local hacker space in the Electronic Frontier Alliance, is hosting a Makers Day on Sunday, 4/7 twitter.com/RootAccessCA/statu

Do you want to make sure your users have access to their team productivity software, even if they suffer from bad eyesight or require keyboard input?
Nextcloud is WCAG 2.0 AAA compatible, works with screen readers and has a Dyslexia-friendly font option.
nextcloud.com/blog/nextcloud-1

Had a call with @eff about action for tomorrow

There's a bill going through the US house that will reinstate all parts of Net Neutrality and it needs committee support

actionnetwork.org/events/tell-

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