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In just a few more weeks, Libre Lounge will release a new episode!

It's been a long while since we've put out an episode, but it will be at least a few weeks more.

This is just a very stressful time for the Libre Lounge crew and it's just not possible to put out a podcast right now.

It sucks, but the meanwhile, go outside and enjoy the beautiful Autumn weather. Unless you live in the Southern Hemisphere, in which case enjoy the Spring!

Just listened to the latest episode of the @librelounge podcast. Didn't know about CyPurr, sounds great, with important inputs (many of which should be obvious, but actually arent't) about how to approach the public and community conversations we need to have.

Libre Lounge: 28: CyPurr with RoryM

On this episode of Libre Lounge, @cwebber and @emacsen talk to @falsemirror about the CyPurr Collective, a digital security group in Brooklyn focused on bringing the lessons of digital security to everyone!

Ready for a chill summer episode of Libre Lounge? Keep cool by the pool with an episode about cool tools!

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

I was interviewed for this documentary (It was released in France and Germany, they're working on the English version). I think the trailer looks really good!

Ok, the Datashards presentation went really well! @emacsen and I did a demo where I uploaded the Death Star plans to a datashards store, converted it to a QR code, which @emacsen then scanned from my screen on his laptop and displayed to the audience.

And the web store was oblivious to the data we were transmitting!

If you're wondering why there hasn't been a new episode of Libre Lounge, Chris and Serge are busily getting ready to go to two conferences in Prague!

They're going to present anti-spam technologies for the Fediverse and Datashards, which were the topics of the last two shows.

If you haven't heard them yet, now's your chance to get caught up!

New episode of @librelounge out about Datashards, a project @emacsen and I have been working on for secure, collaborative, decentralized storage primitives for the web.

Datashards is inspired by Tahoe-LAFS and Freenet, but generalized. If you remember the Spritely Magenc/Crystal/Golem secure storage/distribution demos, Datashards grew out of all that!

On this episode of Libre Lounge, Chris and Serge announce their new projects DataShards, a collaborative secure communication system!

(we're trying to get the website up today; I had other ideas for a logo I was going to make in Blender, but I have run out of time)

Dear Libre Lounge Listeners,

It appears many proprietary podcast aggregators can't handle both mp3 and ogg in the same feed, and lots of people say they can't listen to the show, which prevents them from becomming Free Software supporters.

So we're moving Ogg Vorbis to a new feed starting next week.

We'll announce again.

If you don't care which format, or prefer mp3, nothing to see/change/do.

Do you want to see spam and hate speech off the Fediverse? Think there must be a better way than continuing to click Mute and Block all the time?

On this episode of Libre Lounge, Chris and Serge talk about the work they're doing to protect the Fediverse from Spam, Scams and Online Harasment.

Recording @librelounge is genuinely hard while I have some equipment in one city while I have other equipment in another.

My recording never sounds consistent.

I'd love some help in setting up a good audio setup in two places. I have good equipment but I think there are just ways I could be setting it up.

Audio engineering help welcome!

Do you like #FreeCulture? Do you like stickers? If you like either one, or both, please check out Gwen Seemel, an awesome artist who does Free Culture and stickers and who could use your support!

Mark S. Miller (of object capability fame) is keynoting at ActivityPub Conf 2019! We couldn't be more thrilled!

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