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Hi there. I've setup a Debian repository for PureOS Amber and Debian 10 (Buster). It currently provides the latest versions of:

- Telegram Desktop [repacked from official binaries]
- CPU-X [official Debian 10 .deb from GitHub release]
- Electrum [from Debian Sid]
- Monero (monero-cli) [repacked from the official binaries]

codeberg.org/polarisfm/debian-

Instructions for adding the repository are in README.md. Feel free to request a package with an issue.

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Guerrilla Software Liberation

If you have access to software or hardware documentation that is proprietary and is otherwise undocumented, it is your duty as a good librepunk to leak it.

This includes API documentation, Verilog, schematics, and source code.

Make torrents, put it on IPFS, put it on every git instance imaginable.

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Also, some more specific Pro Tips from the official spokeswoman of radical left cyberpunks:

Local law enforcement are usually hot trash at securing their digital infrastructure. I would never say you should destroy all of it. But if someone did, that would be kind of cool.

Destroy it, okay? Just don't tell them I told ya

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Hey there. Heard there's probably going to be another big protest tomorrow. Remember:
- Remove batteries from your phone or leave them at home
- Wear full face masks
- Don't wear unique/identifying clothing (generic clothes from a chain store is a good idea)
- Plead the 5th amendment if arrested
- You have a right to a lawyer, don't talk to pigs without one. They aren't your friend, they aren't here to help you.
- Don't drive there if possible (license plate scanning)
- All Cops Are Bastards

Louisville 

Louisville has cancelled all police vacations, and declared a state of emergency ahead of the verdict.

Buildings downtown are being boarded up, and the police are preparing for war.

Clearly we know the verdict.

@johannesg @polarisfm I'm building "Odysseus" (also based on WebKitGTK like Midori & Epiphany), but have decided more radical measures are warrented!

I'm building an auditory browser "Rhapsode", and am planning "Haphaestus" for use on TVs with ordinary remotes...

I also know of Dillo, NetSurf, & the commandline browsers like Lynx.

The only place I could find the Pinebook Pro in stock was some place in Canada. Thanks, Canada.

@polarisfm It really does feel like they're advertising to an audience they don't have, and even worse, in doing so are trending toward just becoming effectively the same as bloated chromium browsers. Things might be different on the backend, but the philosophy seems to be becoming the same. Convenience over autonomy.

I feel like Mozilla keeps introducing all of these proprietary network services aimed at privacy minded folks while also not realizing their services are less private than the self-hostable libre alternatives that people concerned about privacy already use.

They also keep trying to bake these "features" into their browser which leads to more telemetry, which leads to privacy minded folks forking Firefox and stripping out the telemetry and ads for Mozilla services.

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Oh, and Firefox Private Network™️ is for some reason only available in the US...?

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So far this year Mozilla has: Discontinued Firefox Send and Notes, laid off employees, announced they're shifting focus away from their web browser, introduced Mozilla VPN (reskinned Mullvad with Mozilla telemetry), Firefox Monitor (all breaches sourced from haveibeenpwned), and introduced "Firefox Private Network" (a VPN that isn't Mozilla VPN, only works with Firefox Desktop, and uses Cloudflare).

I believe this is what you call a "lack of direction"

Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day.

Do you want to watch a "Netflix Original", "Hulu Original", etc, but don't want to deal with their spyware, DRM, and general proprietary fuckery?

BTDig, a DHT search engine: btdig.com/

Their hidden service: btdiggwzoyrwwbiv.onion/

BTDig's DHT crawler source code: github.com/btdig/dhtcrawler2

Happy Free Software Day!

I'm accidentally celebrating by just learning about all the cool organizations and people working on free software in India. As in, I learned about FSFI first, and then I pulled on further threads from there and found more orgs, and then I discovered on their news pages that today is FSD. 😀

FSF India fsf.org.in/ @fsfi

Swathanthra Malayalam Computing smc.org.in/ @smc

Software Freedom Law Center, India sflc.in/ @sflcin

Free Software Community of India fsci.org.in/

The FSCI don't seem to have an official account on Fedi or Diaspora, but I'm now following some individuals mentioned on their website, by just searching for their usernames on Fedi and Diaspora.

talk like a pirate day 

the public domain has been stolen from us by paid-for legislation and piracy is a form of civil disobedience

Happy Software Freedom Day! We recommend taking a moment to thank the authors and the maintainers of the free software packages that you use everyday, to let them know you appreciate them.

And some other cool non-profits on fedi:

Software Freedom Conservancy (official): @conservancy
Electronic Frontier Foundation (Twitter Bridge): @eff

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It should be noted that FSF Europe and the newly established FSF India both use Mastodon officially.
They can be found at @fsfe and @fsfi respectively.

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