Wow. Linus says it's time to be a bit kinder to each other, and parts of the community has a meltdown. Hope this will rid us of some of the most toxic people and get more developers in to help this most important project become as good as possible.
If there are flaws in the CoC, and I'm sure there are, it is of course important to fix them. But on the whole a CoC is a good thing for everyone, except those who just want to scream insults at others. Feel free to do that somewhere else.
The hardest problem in computer science is people actively believing there is no ideology or politics in computer science.
If #article13 censorship is adopted I will:
* boycott products from industries who pushed it;
* violate their copyright as political gesture of civil disobedience;
* dedicate resources to decentralized means of circumvention;
* convince 10 friends to do the same.
RT if u too!
We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.
@mala @eff hey hey. Please don't forget about Article 11, which will have a chilling effect on (amongst other things) journalism: https://www.occrp.org/en/announcements/8003-occrp-s-position-on-the-proposed-directive-on-copyright-in-the-digital-single-market
What the hell were we thinking?
TIL That Mark Zuckerberg used failed log-in attempts from Facebook users to break into users private email accounts and read their emails.
Raids of #Zwiebelfreunde – The court has confirmed that the searches and seizures were illegal https://blog.torservers.net/20180704/coordinated-raids-of-zwiebelfreunde-at-various-locations-in-germany.html#update
Do stuff with IT-contracts. Moonlight as digital rights activist. Innocent bystander in infosec scene.
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