Anybody on here have any beginner-friendly projects I could try to tackle (maybe with some help?)
Hope everyone is doing great!
Wait wat holy shit… Linus apologizes and talks about the future and his behavior on the LKML o.O
For the late night crowd: I have my first *brand new* Mastodon bot. It's available at @animorphs and it generates book covers from the Animorphs series featuring all your favorite celebrities
You know the thing about this stupid EU stupid proposals day has been that it drew valuable attention away from my favourite EFF headline ever https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/yes-you-can-name-website-fucknazisus
Fediverse, I have a request.
If you know a woman that is:
-from Ethiopia, Sudan or South Sudan
-Has an interest in Digital Safety and Security
Can you have them reach out to me? (DM if you need an email addy instead) We’ve a Safe Sister Digital Safety Fellowship specifically for them, and applications are open until September 28 and I’d like to send them information.
Bad news for the European branches of the decentralized web. Not only did #copyrightfilters and the #linktax pass EU Parliament, the Commission introduced new anti-terrorist proposals that would need you to be available 24/7 to police your network for "terrorist content".
It's time to make your voice heard in Brussels. Start with subscribing and following https://edri.org/ -- the reps for digital rights groups in the EU.
The release video is out! Check out the new features in GNOME 3.30.
For more details on this stage of #article13, I wrote a piece for EFF here: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/fake-compromises-real-threats-next-weeks-eu-copyright-vote
We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.
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