SolarWinds Hackers’ Attack on Email Security Company Raises New Red Flags: Customers of were targeted in cyberattack, showing the multiple layers of potential victims at risk, says WSJ wsj.com/articles/solarwinds-ha

Angela Merkel and Alexi Navalny unite in criticising Twitter for policing and blocking Donald Trump. It couldn't happen to email: the only major comms platform that's autonomously run, -resistant and un-deplatform-able forbes.com/sites/stephaniefill

Today's milestone: 400 merge requests accepted, and 1,500 commits made! Includes bug fixes applied, merged, tested by users, and validated on a /Monday/ before lunch media.giphy.com/media/xfR4J1y6

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There's also another Goodreads alternative for the Fediverse in development, though it's not yet in beta. It's called Readlebee and you can follow its progress at @Readlebee

#GoodReads #Alternatives #Fediverse

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malware can now compromise two Open Source mail clients, as well as Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. Fortunately they're not so widely used... bankinfosecurity.com/agenttesl

Delivered just in time for Christmas: Lightmeter 1.1.0 packed full of features and fixes that were on Christmas (issue tracker) lists! Brought to you by 11 not-so-secret Santas, contributing 1st time from the community 🎅🎁🎁 lightmeter.io/release-notes-1-

and alternative Office adds email and calendaring to their suite, powered by . The package is available for self-hosting, including as a @nextcloud app thanks to a recent partnership martechseries.com/content/emai

A new Release Candidate is out: Lightmeter 1.1.0-RC1, including all the fixes that could fit into three weeks since 1.0 - make sure your bugs got squashed: try out the new binaries lightmeter.io/release-candidat

Blog: When Google went down this week it caused chaos for mailserver admins. was a mistake, but deliberately breaks email every day lightmeter.io/googledown-happe

Today's interview: Bamburg digital agency GlobalDigital.de. Lightmeter helps their self-hosting of office mail and email marketing for clients. As specialists in ecommerce using and , they host all projects in Germany following 25 years in the business.

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The EU's new rules ... "allow third parties to interoperate" -- has been a key tenet of the e-mail ecosystem: the standards-based separation of app from network transport. For Delta Chat, the e-mail server network is the transport and you choose your entry point.

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continues to reject valid mail following yesterday's outage, as detected by @lightmeter. Watch out for: "550-5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not exist" - these are soft bounces, labelled as hard bounces, causing losses & user blocklisting

Yesterday's Google outage affected email too - messages to Google mailservers were bouncing in many parts of the world. If you use automatic blacklisting of bounced email addresses, now's a good time to check yesterday's logs

"Freedom and autonomy to write quality new code, every day" — that's the best thing about working at @lightmeter, according to engineers Leandro and Marcel. A new Craftsperson position is now open on @fossjobs fossjobs.net/job/10308/golang-

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We're hiring! Craftsperson is sought in Berlin, Germany, to join our @lightmeter team. Our mission is to strengthen the foundations of digital society by making mailtech easy and convenient. Apply for this on : angel.co/company/lightmeter/jo

We're hiring! Craftsperson is sought in Berlin, Germany, to join our @lightmeter team. Our mission is to strengthen the foundations of digital society by making mailtech easy and convenient. Apply for this on : angel.co/company/lightmeter/jo

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