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Hi there! Are you an avid free software user or open source developer? NGI Zero is an R&D funding program for open source software & hardware to enhance online privacy and improve open search and discovery. Together with @fsfe, @APC, Radically Open Security, Translate House and many more we fund and support projects like @pixelfed, @delta, @cryptpad... Check it out here -> and here -> or submit your own idea to make the internet a better place!

Added a page listing about the sponsorship of Spritely's work at the bottom and finally added a news section (along with a "hi we have a website now" news post)

Thank you to NGI Zero, NLNet, Samsung Next Stack Zero, and those who have donated to @cwebber's Patreon/Liberapay! You've helped make this work possible.

In August, @peertube entered a new stage in the development of #PeerTube v3. The objective is to raise €60k so they can implement, (1) global search, (2) moderation, (3) plugins & playlists, and (4) live streaming, here's the roadmap:

They already raised €37k which covers steps (1) and (2) and we're almost there for step (3) which is €40k.

Let's help build a decentralized alternative to #YouTube. Please boost and, if possible, donate.

#Fediverse #FOSS #OpenSource

Wow, how is @spritelyproject on the frontpage of Hacker News already? Anyway I wrote a comment explaining some of the history of Spritely:

I'm excited to share my #apconf2020 talk, "Decentralized Social Media vs the Trolls."

In it, I tell how the #Fediverse, a #decentralized social network, rallied together to isolate an invasive right wing extremist group through codes of conduct, human moderators, and strong moderation tools.

Thanks to @ashfurrow, @emi, @maffsie, @catgirl, @laurelai and all the folks who gave me their time and perspective.

(Hosted on a #peertube instance,!)

Why we are on #Mastodon? We will talk about it at 10 AM at the Next Generation Internet Policy Summit #NGI2020

RaspAP lets you quickly get a WiFi access point up and running to share the connectivity of many popular Debian-based devices, including the Raspberry Pi. Our popular Quick installer creates a known-good default configuration that “just works” on all current Raspberry Pis with onboard wireless. A responsive interface gives you control over the relevant services and networking options...and lots more.

@cwebber OMG, finally had time to read it and YESSS! <3

So many features that we've all been asking for, and some new ones that are just as cool! Yes, yes, yes! :ablobcatrave:

This is the kind of project that needs attention! :blobaww:

final version of MNT Reform trackball (in 3D printed mockup case, unpopulated sensor): has thread inserts and a reduced shape for the ball’s cap, so you can easily remove it for cleaning without opening up the whole case.

Currently the global gold demand is met with 70% mined gold and only 30% recycled gold. We’ve partnered with to collect mobile phones and batteries from countries without proper recycling infrastructure for formal recycling in Europe. Read more :

New release! Control Center 0.0.7 detects high bounce rates, and #mailserver inactivity – powered by a new analysis engine (it's just the start!). Also included: easier up- and down-grading, and tweaked UI. Get it via Docker Hub, Linux binaries, or source

Social Cooling: The long-term negative side effects of living in a reputation economy.

Share this insightful resource!

Just like #TheSocialDilemma film on Netflix it serves to make people directly aware of how social media might impact their personal life.

#socialcooling #surveillancecapitalism #socialmedia #humanetechnology #humanedesign #humanetechnow

(Thanks to @tobi for providing the link)

e Foundation has received a financial grant from SIDN Fund
to support the development of an integrated privacy center for #Android and improve PWA support in /e/OS.
Find out more here:
Read in Dutch here:
#privacy #opensource #yourdataisYOURdata

If you rely on Microsoft Office Online then we have good news. There is a shiny new Nextcloud integration including Nextcloud Talk.

"Billions of smartphones, tablets, laptops, and IoT devices are using Bluetooth software stacks that are vulnerable to a new security flaw disclosed over the summer. Named BLESA (Bluetooth Low Energy Spoofing Attack), the vulnerability impacts devices running the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) protocol." Especially relevant as nations around the world adopt BLE-based contact tracking apps ->

Just released microG Services Core v0.2.12.203315 🎉
- Support for Exposure Notifications API as used by COVID-19 contact tracing apps.
- As always: tons of fixes and compatibility updates

Available on the microG F-Droid repository or via

I am very happy to be able to announce that i have received a grant from the NGI0 Discovery Fund to work on Hubzilla. This fund was established by NLnet @Funds privacy tech/open search with financial support from the European Commission's Next Generation Internet programme.

You can expect some exciting changes in regard to UI/UX in the course of the next 12 months. First thing on the list is to finalize the transition to zot6 and release Hubzilla 5.0 though :)

#Hubzilla #NLnet #NGI0 #EU

The Golden State still has not enacted any privacy standards for state COVID tracking apps, or for contracts the state may enter to deploy such programs.

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