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The recent flood events in #Germany and beyond triggered a discussion about how to warn citizens reliably and effectively. The current proprietary app environment failed at this – again!

Already last year we called for #CellBroadcasts [1/2]


Incredibly exciting to get official confirmation that Germany's health service ( has standardised on Matrix for secure decentralised communications, targeting all 150,000 healthcare organisations in Germany(!!!) 🤯 Read all about it at 💉🇩🇪🚀

Muse Group (Musescore, Audacity) Physically threatening FOSS dev w/ violence via Copyright Law 

Copyright dispute is causing the Audacity/Musescore person to physically threaten the FOSS dev -- who is expat Chinese -- with deportation back to China plus notify Chinese authorities of anti-China repositories.

Asshole deleted their comment cause of course they realized they are an asshole.

Edward Snowden says: Stop what you're doing and read this. This leak is going to be the story of the year:

The Pegasus project
Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon

Spyware sold to authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians and journalists, data suggests

Happy 17th Birthday XWiki ! and 14 years of XWiki Romania ! Great to visit Iasi !

Help to spread the word about LibreOffice in schools and universities! And also encourage younger people to join our community and projects. We have flyers and other resources:

Don't blame Apple on this move. Blame its users, if you want to.

> “Smaller businesses are a casualty,” he added. “I’m not really sure Apple fully thought that through, or they were aware of that and just thought, ‘We don’t care. This is what we’re doing.’”

Totally missing or ignoring intentionally the fact that it is *users* who decide not to be tracked by .

Small business being 100% dependent on Facebook? It is their failure in terms of risk control.

"Facebook and its advertisers are ‘panicking’ as the majority of iPhone users opt out of tracking"


A Siri-ously important publication.

QT EU_EDPB: The final version of the EDPB Guidelines on virtual voice assistants (after public consultation) is now available here:!pxD9Qk

Tails 4.20 is out. 👋

It includes a complete redesign of how a user connects to #Tor and makes it now a lot easier to use bridges. With these bridges you can circumvent censorship of @torproject

What else?

#Onionshare updated to 2.2
This major update adds a feature to host a website accessible from a Tor onion service.

Update KeePassXC to 2.6.2
Update Tor Browser to 10.5.2.
Update Thunderbird to 78.11.0.
Update Tor to

Read the full report here:
#audacity fork needs help. I know you're eager to return to a version of #Audacity that isn't about data collection.

Oh hello... native matrix: URI support in 90!!!

#app 🌧️ time at @fdroidorg again. Today 40 updates and 3 new apps:

* Aurora: client for Library Genesis
* BootBoi: remotely power off/on your machines
* OpenWebWeaver: Interact with WebWeaver based online learning platforms

Enjoy your (meanwhile 3411) #Android #foss #apps from #fdroid :awesome:

LibreOffice 7.2 – due to be released in August – will include a new set of presentation templates, thanks to our Indonesian community! Details here:

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