Max Mehl boosted

Three conclusions to draw from denying access to software & the importance has for technology users, public bodies, and businesses alike:

A small and fun history of how it all started with Bell Labs, UNIX and eventually GNU and Linux by Mihael Mercvajler at . Watch it on stream now or the recording later and see which and how geniuses made modern computing possible!

Oh klasse, noch eine "zentrale App" für alle Verkehrsverbünde in Deutschland. Wie wäre es stattdessen mit einer einheitlichen, offenen API? Die aktuelle Situation dagegen ist unerträglich und das wird mit weiterer Kleinstaaterei nur schlimmer.

Max Mehl boosted
Max Mehl boosted

Fuck reCaptcha.

I am sick of doing unpaid labour classifying images for Google.

We need a captcha widget that contributes to the global commons instead of siphoning value into yet another proprietary lockbox.

I'm terribly angry about the inactivity and ignorance of my government concerning . That's why I like the protests, they express the younger generations' frustration and will/demands to change.

Do you know if non-students can also participate?

Bad news: the has been adopted. BUT fortunately we achieved an exclusion for code hosting and sharing providers.

Next step: Let's get the upload filters as transparent and independent as possible!

I am looking for a reliable instance for the @fsfe. Enough space for our videos (reasonable daily or high overall limit) , HTTP import, no content, servers and operator within the EU.

Can you help me? isn't really helpful in this regard...

.@zeitonline speichert eine Umfrage über das Blaumachen in forms. Interessant ist die Einschätzung, dass Google nicht in der Lage wäre, an die Daten zu kommen. Das dürfte so nicht stimmen, da die AES-Schlüssel bei Google gespeichert werden:

Das war's! Wieder mal wundervolle Chemnitzer Linuxtage sind vorbei - viele gute Gespräche, interessante Vorträge und ein tolles Publikum haben die zu einer großartigen Veranstaltung gemacht. Das @fsfe Team sagt Danke und freut sich auf das nächste Jahr :)

Max Mehl boosted

Today is the last chance to raise your voice against ! Please help to convince the that citizens care about and a free society.

Our @mxmehl summarised the topic and basic arguments you can reuse for your feedback:

Thank you for being part of our movement!

is a threat for user freedom on smartphones, routers and many more devices. But by Monday, you can give your feedback to the .

It's important to show that we care about freedom! Participating is not hard, all info here:

Könnten sich alle Mitfahrenden im bitte aus dem WLAN ausloggen, damit ich *endlich* meine Mails abrufen kann? Danke! @DB_Bahn

You like day more than ? But you still want to make you beloved partner a present? Then this postcard is the perfect gift for you!

Get it for free:

Max Mehl boosted
Diesen Donnerstag ist I ❤ Free Software Tag. Nehmt euch doch einfach mal die Zeit den Entwicklern eures liebsten FLOSS Projektes Danke! zu sagen.…

In #Berlin treffen wir uns in der E-Lok in der Laskerstraße, 5 Minuten vom Bhf. Ostkreuz, zum Feier und um uns gegenseitig unser liebstes Projekt vom vergangenen Jahr vorzustellen.

Laskerstraße 4-6, Berlin

#ilovefs #fsfe
Max Mehl boosted

The debate falls too short. Security and trust can only be established by

1) releasing the code of critical infrastructure as and
2) implementing measures to verify code integrity.

A simple ban or secret audit won't help.


Cool new t-shirt from booth at

Great discussions going on at @fsfe booth in building K! Come by, get some stickers, and let's talk about and !

Show more

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!