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Why the GRUB2 Secure Boot Flaw Doesn’t Affect Purism Computers

"...even though we use GRUB2 in PureOS, Purism hardware is unaffected by the vulnerability."

#grub2 #security #privacy

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I'm excited to announce that our Librem 14 laptop will now feature BIOS and EC flash chip write protection via a dip switch on the motherboard:

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‘The purge will only accelerate’: Stefan Molyneux suspended from Twitter just days after receiving YouTube ban

Conservative firebrand Stefan Molyneux has had his Twitter account suspended, just a week after he was banned from YouTube. His removal from the platform comes amid a growing debate over free speech on social media. Read Full Article at

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Wow what news to start the day with! elementary OS, a popular Linux distro, has chosen to remove Google Analytics and replace it with Plausible! And open their dashboard to the public! Way to go!

Link to their Twitter announcement:

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The #LibremMini :

- New eighth-generation quad‑core i7 processor
- Up to 64 GB of Fast DDR4
- Memory
- SATA III, M.2 PCI Express 3.0 x4
- Gigabit Ethernet with optional WiFi

#freedom #security #linux

Oldest bitcoins ever spent just moved today. Experts all agree that they're most unlikely to be Satoshi coins. But what's super LOL about this is that the address in question (17XiVVooLcdCUCMf9s4t4jTExacxwFS5uh) is one of the ones that Craig Wright submitted in his court filing ( as being one of his Tulip Trust addresses that are impossible to access until the "bonded courier" arrives with the missing key fragment.

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"The hard part of #currency design seems to be incentivizing the type of economic activity which leads to the kind of world we want to live in and avoiding hoarding and #speculation."


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LibreOffice 7.0 is on the way! Our QA (quality assurance) community has announced the first Alpha release, for testing. The final version is due in early August. More details here:

Got working great! Using Prosody on the server and Gajim for the client side. All SSL connections, and OMEMO for both individual and chat rooms. Inline images, code blocks with syntax highlighting and offline messages forwarded to email! 🎉 🎉 🎉

Thrown my Keybase account in the bin along with Google, Facebook, Twitter and many more. Gone back to for my group messaging now.

Lesson learned? Even Libre software can fool you into joining a walled garden. Only networks formed from open protocols such as the and are truly .

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Keybase just sold out, they've been acquired by zoom! I was one of the first users, but I'll be deleting my account today 😩

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Hello fediverse,
this is an attempt to create a presence of #Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) within the your beloved federated network.

read more about it in this post:

(Tails is a live operating system that aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity.)

😺 :tor: 😍
#tor #foss #privacy #journalism #activism #humanrights

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Just updated my little vpn script that adds a more elegant command-line interface to AzireVPN’s WireGuard service on Linux.

Enjoy! :)

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ODing in the fediverse!