Calyx Institute - non-profit organization that promotes, develops and distributes security and privacy-focused software and technologies. Currently they provide free VPN service, Jabber, SeedVault (backup for Android) and CalyxOS (Android-based). They also support other developers by Microgrands.
Read more: https://calyxinstitute.org/about
Searx - free (as in freedom), privacy repecting metasearch engine. It contain search results from many search engines but it don't share users' IP and history with them. Searx blocks third-party engines' cookies and users profiling.
Read more: https://searx.me
List of public instances (there are also onion services): https://searx.space
We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia, Archive.org, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.
The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.
The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.
In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.
Mozilla has discontinued Firefox Send
What's new in 1.1.0:
- Instances picker
- Multi accounts support
- Some bug fixes
Apk for tests => https://framadrive.org/s/33mGXZYEarGpnfr
Depending of your feedback, I will publish it soon on #FDroid
Boosts appreciated. Thanks.
Researchers were able to figure out which American phone numbers use Signal
#Signal needs to stop asking for phone numbers and also make their service decentralised.
I've mentioned this a few times but never publicly announced it, so consider this the announcement.
I've also ported Owl, my Cocoa Wayland compositor, from OS X to the Hurd using GNUstep.
Here's a screenshot of weston-terminal and weston-flower, running on Owl on GNUstep on Hurd, with X forwarded from a QEMU VM via SSH.
The irony of banning #TikTok because they "may" hand over to the Chinese government during a time when the US is actively trying to end #encryption (because they can't see your data) is a bit much to take...
#Privacy is a fundamental human right, and invasion of privacy through apps like TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, etc is the real problem from US companies and beyond.
Kiwix makes FOSS software for easy offline browsing of Wikipedia, Project Gutenberg and other repositories of knowledge. You can follow at:
It makes knowledge available to you even if your internet connection is broken, shut down or restricted.
Kiwix is available for Android, iOS, Linux, Mac and Windows from https://www.kiwix.org
There's also Kiwix Hotspot, which lets you provide offline content to anyone on your wifi network.
Former NSA chief Keith Alexander has joined Amazon’s board of directors - The Verge
How to blur your house on Google Street View (and why you should)
YouTube faces $3.2 billion lawsuit for breaching kids' privacy
#Google is accused of harvesting the data of children under the age of 13.
Nitrokey is a USB security key based on free open source software and hardware. You can follow the official account at:
Their website is https://www.nitrokey.com
The physical key makes it easier to securely store and transport passwords, logins or any other data. It works with Linux, Mac and Windows.
Snowden criticises Amazon for hiring former NSA boss
Xfce 4.16: First Look at the New Features and Improvements
Now Arch Linux ARM Runs on PINE64’s PineTab Linux Tablet
I promote free ( as in freedom ) software.
Free software - free society.
(Libertarian, not anarchist, from Poland)
For people who care about, support, or build Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS).