I wouldn’t be surprised if Blizzcon’s organizers quietly decide nobody needs a Q&A session this year.
Amnesty International: "Young people have the right to learn & talk about sex! But today Poland will vote on a bill which would make teaching or promoting sexuality education to under 18s a crime punishable with for up to 3 yrs in prison. Support people in Poland opposing this. https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/10/poland-law-criminalizing-sexuality-education-recklessly-retrogressive/"
RMS pulls a serious power move (read: dick move), unilaterally appointing a maintainer to Guile without consulting the other co-maintainers or community, because the current co-maintainers disagree with him on governance https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/guile-devel/2019-10/msg00005.html
All the #Meetup hate is justified..
Yet, I have didn’t see anyone talking about alternatives, whereas @Framasoft is literally building a free and open source alternative as we speak and they deserve every piece of attention and support for it possible.
PS: And put your money where your mouth is
Apple told TV Plus showrunners to avoid plots that might upset Chinese officials
Latest uBlock Origin Update Rejected from the Chrome Web Store. No time like the present to switch to Firefox.
software updates take
pass a law requiring any software distributed with an auto-update function to allow the update server to be end-user configurable and to publish the necessary API documentation to allow for third-party update server development and operation.
decouple software "sales" from software "service" across the board by decree.
if you're gonna have a state, use if for something decent, dammit.
aired fully today. the worst, very dangerous points made by this shit, as I think:
- "LGBT wants to legalize paedophilia"
- calling LGBT an ideology every single time
- displaying videos from BDSM March (not associated with LGBT in any way) to frighten the viewers
- "Pride March participants are paid for it and go to marches in many cities"
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Just found this opensource.com article about Greenpeace becoming an 'open source' organisation. Quite ironic, since a few months ago I met one of their principal IT managers, who openly mocked our efforts to use #foss and #opensource IT in-house. Greenpeace relies 100% on Google's Gsuite. Any comparison with fair trade coffee was met with a "yeah but this is easier, we just don't care about Google's dubious side."
Sesame Street, a show created for public access television to help kids from low-income families learn to read and write, is being put being a paywall which will prevent the kids who most need it from accessing it.
The past 50 seasons are also included in that so they can't be streamed anywhere else.
Pirate Sesame Street.
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