Following Monday's release, today Lightmeter 0.0.8-1 improves email blocking detection via RBL monitoring, with smarter blocklist alerts, and more secure block detail forwarding from third parties. Get it via Docker Hub, Linux binaries, or source https://lightmeter.io/release-notes-0-0-8/
Roadmap planning meeting in Berlin today saw our 200th user story created, and 12 months of backlog groomed and effort-estimated! https://gitlab.com/lightmeter/controlcenter/-/issues
Telecom companies are doing a miserable job of using email for #CustomerService the world over, with only 53% providing email-based support, and 65% of email requests being ignored, according to research by Netomi https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/355342/telecoms-do-not-disturb-most-dont-answer-cust.html
We have packages for #NixOS! Lightmeter can now be setup in seconds for #mailserver monitoring on the ultra-stable, declarative Linux OS, thanks to help from n1ksnut and eadwu https://lightmeter.io/nixos-mailserver-monitoring-packages-now-available/
Another indie mail hosting service, Sekur, launches in Switzerland, promising “proprietary encryption technology" and "ultimate privacy” in CH, plus groupware options https://t.co/Nv62F84bNk
New 'On Email' Webmail product launched by mobile-mail specialists Edison Apps, claims to have "reinvented email", looks suspiciously like a watered down 'Hey mail' clone https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200831005206/en/OnMail-New-Email-Service-Edison-Control-Ad
Today Marcel Edmund Franke joins our Engineering team in Berlin! Marcel is an #OpenSource contributor who specialises in algorithms for distributed systems. Welcome Marcel 🤗 https://lightmeter.io/new-hire-engineer-marcel-franke/
Lightmeter is now on
AlternativeTo -- time to add your reviews 📝
(But there's only one actual test so far - so plenty of work to test all "critical paths" and outcomes ☺️)
In a democracy, the state can’t take over private organizations and replace their boards with political appointees. That's what the administration wants to do to the Open Technology Fund. EFF and partners told a court today: that's illegal, don't let it. https://www.eff.org/press/releases/eff-court-trump-appointees-removal-open-technology-fund-leadership-unlawfu
New Lightmeter Control Center release 0.0.5 adds domain mapping for smarter statistics, and direct binary downloads plus images on Docker Hub for easier installation https://lightmeter.io/release-notes-0-0-5/
Two show-stopping bugs in separate #Outlook updates within one month cause ZDnet editor to scream: "#Microsoft's quality assurance team didn't bother to test the newest edition of Outlook with the latest version of Windows" https://www.computerworld.com/article/3567355/outlook-woes-i-have-no-email-and-i-must-scream.html
After the city of #Barcelona and the Parliament of #Asturias now the Municipality of #Benigànim, #Spain, commits to the principles of our #publiccode campaign by publishing any publicly financed software development as #FreeSoftware. They also plan to gradually switch to Free Software in all municipal facilities.
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