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a big THANK YOU to everyone who attended our BoF session at ! We'll be around for the rest of the conference, with a frequent presence at the @gnome booth 🤓

@kylerankin When you see cheap electronics, realize that often the hardware cost is subsidized by spyware agreements and selling user data.

Hey ! Bon FOSDEM à toutes et à tous :)

Je vous ai déjà dit que @exodus y faisait un talk demain samedi à 11h30 dans la room "decentralized Internet and Privacy" ?

Partagez-nous vos découvertes :)

The @fosdem will begin in a few days in Brussels. Our talk, "Analysis of the behavior of mobile applications and its consequences for our privacy" will take place in the Decentralized Internet and Privacy devroom !

annual Linux Journal issue: "Todd A. Jacobs... gives an overview to using a YubiKey... Then he follows that up with The Purism Librem Key and how that specific USB hardware key compares to others on the market..."

🎁 Buy Now & Save: Librem 5 Early Bird pricing ($599 USD) *extended to February 3*. Preorder pricing ($649 USD) begins Feb 4 and ends when general availability and shipping begins.

Kashmir Hill: "Even though I don’t use any Windows machines, don’t own an Xbox, and don’t turn to Microsoft Office for document creation, the company still turns out to be tricky to block, not so much online, but in the real world..."

our Founder and CEO Todd Weaver: "Given the growing importance of Purism’s mission amid the barrage of news about how large tech companies are surveilling and exposing their users, it seemed like an opportune time to share our origin story..."

#FOSDEM 2019 has two #Nextcloud talks:
☁️ "decentralize the way we sync, share and collaborate", Saturday, 15:30:
☁️ "A private cloud for everyone" , Saturday, 15:00:
Booth is in building K1-A.

See you in Brussels!

Kashmir Hill: "Google made the mistake of adopting the motto 'Don’t be evil' in a jab at competitors who exploited their users... [It has] demoted the phrase in its corporate code of conduct presumably because of how hard it is to live up to it."

tech, Apple/alternatives 

our @diggity of @privacylab on Google surveillance: “Google’s the biggest threat in sheer size and the amount of data they have. And they’re really good at crunching that data...”

What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone? "'On this let us all insist on action and reform for vital privacy protections,” Tim Cook wrote on [birdsite]. 'The dangers are real and the consequences are too important.'"

tech + parenting; birdsite screenshot 

Listen to our CEO Todd Weaver talk about Purism, the background, and the history on how we got started - Bonus: Know Todd's thoughts on Apple's marketing

🎶 PureOS Store app announcement: "With the Lollypop music player, you can listen to music on your Librem 5 phone, on Librem laptops, or on any device running PureOS."

our CEO Todd Weaver contrasts Purism as a Social Purpose Corporation with Big Tech: "The unregulated tech industry means that maximizing shareholder value, by definition, means to exploit society; that's why Big Tech exploits society..."

Before leaving #FIC2019 don’t forget to come hear our Masterclass about how one can achieve self-sovereign comms and break free from WhatsApp and Telegram. Now in the poster area!

Kashmir Hill: "Over the course of the week, my devices try to communicate with Facebook over15,000 times compared to nearly 300,000 times for Amazon the week before."

@gnome: "We just landed the largest refactor to Builder since it’s inception. Somewhere around 100,000 lines of code... Not only does the refactor make things easier for us to maintain but it will make things easier for contributors to write new plugins."

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