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A few folks have asked how they can support the expenses of running the instance. There are not a lot of expenses right now (โ‚ฌ10/month) but if you're interested in chipping in, you can now become a "Monthly Supporter"! Donations accepted via CommitChange, who run the free software Houdini Project to manage transactions. ๐Ÿ™‚


#USPTO now demands disclosure of personal/home/residential addresses to register a #trademark for those w/out office space. Bad privacy policy! We're asking them to fix it: #FOSS is unduly impacted since our projects & orgs are usually virtual/telecommute!

Every time you think: "But what about all the good things he did", consider: "What about all the people and potentially great contributions we lost because of him."

#RMS #FreeSoftware

We don't need leaders any more. We never did.

Richard Stallman resigns as president of the Free Software Foundation

Our statement:


The fight for diversity, equality and inclusion is the fight for software freedom. Our movement will only be successful if it includes everyone. RMS does not speak for these values.

"I have never felt that anything really mattered but the satisfaction of knowing that you stood for the things in which you believed and had done the very best you could."

- Eleanor Roosevelt


Stallman, FSF, MIT, Epstein, Minsky 

For those watching the event and planning how to give them more money, a reminder:

Just 11% of Apple's annual revenue could completely end world each year.

This is the official account for the Libre Lounge podcast ( - A podcast about User Freedom, hosted by @cwebber and @emacsen

Consider unfollowing that person that always leaves you feeling worse about things.

Tech docs have better typography these days than most big online publishers (aka newspapers).

It's our birthday today! We are now the wise age of 22. ๐Ÿ˜‹ Join us in reminiscing these past years by sharing some of your favorite GNOME memories!

List of shame with 0ver projects (long lasting 0.x version) ๐Ÿ˜‚

message I sent KaiOSTech ( via Twitter, no idea if they'll ever respond...

Where can I get a device (no mobile service) in the that I could test, play around with and write a report about? By the way, is there a keyboard (similar to ) and/or touch screen version?

Gotta love first day back from holidays/vacation ... ๐Ÿ˜‚

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