More Xmas presents from KDE: Say hello to NeoChat, the new instant messaging app for the Matrix network. Find out how it works on mobile and desktops, learn about its cool features and how you can contribute to its success in the launch announcement.
Passed exactly 72 years ago, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights memorializes the basic notion that fundamental freedoms, including privacy, expression, and access to information, are essential for people all over the world.
According to the FTC, Zoom lied to users about end-to-end encryption for years. This is one of the obvious perils of nonfree software: you can't verify that the software isn't abusing you, you just have to take their word. https://u.fsf.org/371
Despite the fact that errors of investigation in Austrian authorities had made the attack possible in the first place and not a lack of digital surveillance powers. Politicians must start to understand that more surveillance will not lead to more security. That's why we fight any attempt for an encryption backdoor: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/why-a-backdoor-is-a-security-risk/
Open Tech Will Save Us #8 will take place on Wednesday! Hear from @Info_Activism@twitter.com on misinformation, CHATONS (initiated by Framasoft), and our own uhoreg on the state of #encryption in Matrix (it's pretty good!) https://matrix.org/open-tech-will-save-us/
Thanks to @debian 's €10,000 donation (and not ,000 as announced a few hours ago), we've just reached the 4th step of our PeerTube fundraising. Many thanks to all those who donated. And it's not too late to contribute : https://joinpeertube.org/roadmap
After a rather twisty journey we are overexcited to declare that Dendrite (the next-gen Golang homeserver from the core Matrix team) has officially entered beta!! 🎉 Don't trust it with your data yet, but please spin up an instance & help us hunt the bugs! https://matrix.org/blog/2020/10/08/dendrite-is-entering-beta
BIG NEWS: Huge welcome to @email@example.com, who are entering Matrix!! Gitter is moving from @firstname.lastname@example.org to @email@example.com & building the ultimate Matrix bridge, showcasing how a large chat app can natively talk Matrix, while bringing Gitter goodness to Element! 🚀🌉🎉 https://matrix.org/blog/2020/09/30/welcoming-gitter-to-matrix
I make three appearances in the latest "This Week in @Matrix.org ": in the demos video, for Polyjuice Client (my Matrix client library for #Elixir ), and for Igor (my Matrix bot framework for #Elixir )
Element is a genuinely interesting and appealing secure messaging platform that will appeal to individual users and businesses alike. It's reliable, it comes with just about all the features that you're likely to need, it's simple to set up, and it has some of the best security and privacy features in the business – if you want to escape the clutches of the big tech giants, this is well worth a look.