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#Gitea is joining the fediverse 🎉 We can now announce we've been accepted into the #NLnet funding round that we applied to. nlnet.nl/project/Gitea/

Thank you to @NGIZero @dachary @forgefriends and so many others for getting us to this point.

We are very much looking forward to many wonderful things that federation within forges can support.

Let's Encrypt and Certbot making the web a safer place. Now if we could just do something about end-users....

In 2010, EFF launched its campaign to encrypt the entire web—that is, move all websites from non-secure HTTP to the more secure HTTPS protocol. Over 10 years later, 2021 has brought us even closer to achieving that goal. With various measurement sources reporting over 90% of web traffic encrypted,...

eff.org/deeplinks/2021/12/we-e

I need privacy. Not because my actions are questionable, but because your judgement and intentions are.

I don’t know who needs to hear this but…

Privacy isn’t:

- A premium feature
- A setting you must configure
- About having something to hide

Privacy is:

- A basic human right.

#Encryption is the same as wearing a #mask. It's all a little more tedious and you have to think about it, but eventually you do it automatically. You #protect not only yourself but also your fellow #peoples. You're helping the general #public keep #surveillance down until it goes away.

#EncryptionDay #massencryption

✊ XMPP, A Comeback Story: A 20 Year Old Messaging Protocol For Robust, Private and Decentralized Communications

🧐 Read the full article (takebackourtech.org/xmpp-comeb)
🎥 Watch on Odysee (odysee.com/@takebackourtech:f/)

Everyone loves a comeback story.

Can a 20 year old overlooked technology make a comeback as a completely decentralized, free, and scalable technology for the growing masses of people who value freedom and privacy?

On Oct 26, we sent a formal letter to Truth Social’s chief legal officer, requesting the source code to be made publicly available in compliance with the license.

According to AGPLv3, after being notified by the copyright holder, Truth Social has 30 days to comply or the license may be permanently revoked.

More context: blog.joinmastodon.org/2021/10/

A small victory: An hour after we sent a cease & desist letter to #Gab's legal team on Oct 21 regarding their failure to publish up-to-date source code in compliance with Mastodon's AGPLv3 license, they have uploaded a new version.

That is not all that we demanded in the letter, but it is nevertheless a victory in upholding the AGPLv3 license of our project, and a signal to those who doubt that we are willing to show teeth to those who ignore it.

More context: blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/07/

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