Did you know that with a #free Librem One account you get end-to-end encrypted chat, VoIP, and video calling used by millions of people librem.one #libremone #privacy #security #voip #slack #skype

"The Librem 5 is, arguably, the first smartphone available that focuses on privacy and security because it does not exploit nor track the user’s digital footprint. The Librem 5 features, hardware kill switches, layered security protection, decentralized and IP-native communication, user-controlled sourced code, and hardware encryption." fosslinux.com/21079/long-antic #privacy #security #purism #librem5 #linux #smartphone

"The job of scientists is to evaluate evidence and seek truth. We have a social responsibility to do that as well. I hope that we scientists will never evade our social responsibility to seek and defend the truth out of fear that the press will misconstrue our search."


Firefox is bitchin' over these ads on Twitter. Understandable, but are you really putting privacy first yourself? Why does Firefox connect to so many hosts I never asked for? You're all hyppocrites out to exploit users for internet cash.

Yahoo Finance: Verizon taps blockchain technology to replace SIM cards.

I don't know how to feel about this...

@Moostafa332 That's a huge problem with the Free Software movement in general. People don't understand the difference, espeically when people use terms like FOSS, which while a nice blanket term, does equate the two when they're rather different ideologically. I really feel like rebranding is in order for the Free Software movement. Software Freedom movement, maybe?

My primarly fear with people calling for rexamination of the values of the Free Software movement is that it will be gutted. It's a truly frightening prospect. The thing that makes Free Software different from "open source" is that it *is* radical, and there is no pretending that Free Software is not a political issue to a certain extend. "Open Source" folks seem to sacrifice a lot for the sake of getting along with evil companies, and I really don't want that to infect libre software.

Free Software is seperate from the open source movement because it has principals. Open source folks argue that it "makes the software better," where Free Software recognizes the importance of giving control the user(s) of software. If that goes away, then what is the point?

Computerworld: Call me crazy, but Windows 11 could run on Linux.
Interesting read, I'm still skeptical that this a pipe dream, but interesting nonetheless.

Distrohopper question: Anyone here used Netrunner and know how it compares to Manjaro?

Smach Z at the tgs2019. The machine is now fully playable with latest SOC from AMD. they plan to release it in this year for backers and ramp up production from there on. Arch Linux-based version is still in development as well. #Linux #linuxgaming #arch #smachz #gaming #handheld

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