Ian Kelling @iank@mast.iankelling.org

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#Freesoftware community: LibrePlanet is an annual opportunity to share and collaborate with free software enthusiasts all over the world. Make sure your voice is heard: submit your talk to our Call For Sessions, open through 10/26! https://u.fsf.org/2nz
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Oh yeah, it's #IDAD (International Day Against DRM) again today.

I don't like DRM.

There - I said it. See you all next year.👍

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#Boston supporters: due to the deluge happening right now, we're postponing this afternoon's #IDAD action at the library. Keep an eye on this space for updates about whether we'll be showing up at the Apple store on Boylston tonight.

For a quite a while now, you can't sign up to twitter without running nonfree software. gnu.org/philosophy/javascript- More reason to avoid using it.

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Some hot takes, even about your stuff, just aren't worth responding to.

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Calling all Boston-area free software supporters: take action with us here in the city on the International Day Against #DRM #IDAD! https://u.fsf.org/2o5
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Register today: learn about copyleft and other important concepts in the GNU family of licenses, including the General Public License (GPL), at our seminar on GPL Enforcement and Legal Ethics on Thursday, September 27 at the UC Berkeley School of Law: https://u.fsf.org/2nn
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Our new Android app liberates you from using Google services. ✊ Read here how we managed to replace Google's push notification service & to publish the app on @fdroidorg 👉 f-droid.org/en/2018/09/03/repl

GNU LibreJS 7.16 released today. The web extensions rewrite has finally matched and surpassed the old version. Some important usability improvements still on the horizon. Try it out, and make your website LibreJS compatible!

wget ftp.gnu.org/gnu/librejs/librej; firefox librejs-7.16.0.xpi

gnu.org/software/librejs/

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For fuck's sake put in a <noscript> tag don't just make your giant shitty SPA fall flat on its face with a blank fucking page jesus christ

Ubuntu kernels have a hard dependency on nonfree microcode updates that decrease performance. Spectre and other side channel attacks depend on running vulnerable or malicious software, which can be defended by running all updated free software, fsfla.org/ikiwiki/blogs/lxo/pu

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Some of the most fun I've had giving a talk was with @o0karen0o at #DebConf18. Now you can watch it online and learn about #softwarefreedom! https://debconf18.debconf.org/talks/38-thats-a-free-software-issue/
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FSF job opportunity! We're looking for a motivated and talented Boston-based individual to be our full-time Business Operations Manager. More details: https://u.fsf.org/2n9
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WE'RE HIRING! Want to work protecting #freesoftware every day? We're looking for a Copyright and Licensing Associate: https://u.fsf.org/2mf

Got my on Friday. Looks like we don't post it online right away, which is another reason to become an fsf member at fsf.org/

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Know a Javascript developer looking to make a difference (and have fun doing it)?

We're hiring a Staff Technologist to lead development of HTTPS Everywhere! Share the opportunity for this dream job with your networks, and spread the message far and wide: eff.org/opportunities/jobs/sta

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Did you know... that FSF members get an ultra slim, credit-card-sized, 4GB card loaded with Trisquel Live, a fully free GNU/Linux distribution? Plus, the warm inner glow of proudly supporting software freedom! https://www.fsf.org/associate/benefits
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Want even more performance out of your #TalosII #POWER9 CPU? Many POWER9 CPUs run under the rated TDP with real world workloads; overclocking them is a way to get a little more oomph out of the world's fastest libre-friendly CPU! Initial instructions here: https://wiki.raptorcs.com/wiki/POWER9/Overclocking
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When access to the Internet is really expensive, people can use F-Droid to distribute apps. They do that for example in Cuba where @grote was in 2017: f-droid.org/2017/07/03/cuba.ht

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Have you been thinking of joining the FSF? Here's a great reason (beyond showing your support for #freesoftware): because we need one more new member to get as many as we did last May! So... what are you waiting for? https://fsf.org/join