You should always flock to federated social media, but you should do it especially on July 8 at 16:00 EDT, when we'll be hosting a Q&A session over Mastodon! u.fsf.org/3mb #UserFreedom

Read the inspiring story of how Eyüpsultan, Turkey switched to free software, gained independence from proprietary software, and saved money ($$$) in the process! If they did it in their city, your city can do it too! | Read more at: u.fsf.org/3m9

Thunderbird 102 (stable) releases tomorrow! We'll be here to keep you posted on the rollout, and tell you exactly when you can download it.

We appreciate all of your engagement, questions, and excitement over the beta period. Cannot wait to put this in your hands!

Arti 0.5.0 is here! Arti is our ongoing project to create an embeddable Tor client in Rust. This release adds cryptographic acceleration, a useful set of top-level build features, reachable-address filtering, & detection for failed directory downloads.

blog.torproject.org/arti_050_r

If you hear that encryption should be undermined, remember these two facts of the pro encryption side:

✅ 1. Encryption can't be outlawed

✅ 2. Backdoors for the good guys only are impossible

Read here why we believe encryption must never be undermined:

tutanota.com/crypto-wars/

Why Savannah? "By choosing Savannah, you show that you value your freedom, as all of Savannah is running exclusively with free software." Read all the reasons at savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/W and Happy Hacking!

Assigning your copyright to the Free Software Foundation helps us defend the GPL and keep software free. #GNU Questions about copyright assignment? Check out the new FAQ: u.fsf.org/3f3

Live stream NOW!

Come chat about the NEW features in @inkscape@twitter.com 1.2 with us: youtube.com/watch?v=21BNj7SCQd

The latest JShelter release is here! Read the release notes jshelter.org/versions/#0.9 and learn more about how JShelter can help you return control over what your browser is doing.

Looking for more DRM-free bookshops?

Buying DRM-free books means you can read them on any device you want, and they're not locked to a single vendor or company. You actually own them.

Here are over 300 bookshops to get you started!

libreture.com/bookshops/

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As announced at #LibrePlanet Richard Stallman will be speaking about the free software movement and your freedom. His speech will be nontechnical, admission is gratis, and the public is encouraged to attend online. u.fsf.org/3i-

"If you want to work with somebody who is happy to take away your right to protest, go ahead and use Zoom." - Chris Thompson from @agaric @agaric at this year's #LibrePlanet Read about #Zoom alternatives at u.fsf.org/311

Özcan Oğuz gave insight on "Living liberated, but how?" Many tips and tricks were shared for doing daily computing with free software. What do you do? Is it running your own server? Hacking your hadware? Software patches? Reply and share!

"Each of us is free when the community delivers freedom; when the collective institutes freedom as such." - Read the full text of Award for Outstanding New Free Software Contributor recipient "Prot" Stavrou's speech at u.fsf.org/3j1

Roberto Innocenti, who is among the founders of the project Open Hardware PowerPC Notebook, shared this picture of himself at this year's #LibrePlanet conference. Videos of his talk and others will be published soon at u.fsf.org/3it

At this year's #Libreplanet, Paul Roberts, of @securepairs, won the Award for Projects of Social Benefit. Did you know that Paul gave a #RightToRepair talk at last year's conference, which is published on PeerTube at u.fsf.org/3iq

Selfie from speaker Amin Bandali, free/libre software activist and computing scientist, who gave a talk at this year's #LibrePlanet conference called "The Net beyond the web." Talks will be published on our PeerTube: u.fsf.org/3iq

*Antitrust Day: Tech monopolies shouldn't be allowed to control app stores* #AntiTrustDay Read the article and take action on these two pieces of legislation that pave the way for more free software on more devices: u.fsf.org/3kh

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