Diabetics are lining up to buy old insulin pumps that enable them to better manage their blood sugar via #OpenAPS. The software in personal medical devices must be free, so that modification like this does not depend on use of bugs:

In other news, tomorrow we'll be heading to the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale, although the weather forecast is calling for lots of rain. Hopefully we won't get too wet, but we'll be prepared.

Matrix 1.0 (and Synapse 1.0) are coming soon. Homeserver admins, please upgrade to the latest version of Synapse, and make sure you have valid TLS certificates, or you may be unable to federate.

I'm *really* not happy about the #Github #Sponsors project (
It'll bind a lot of open source project much more strongly to github's closed, proprietary ecosystem if that's where they have any chance of getting some money.

It's so hypocritical that soo many #FOSS projects are hosted on a non-free platform. With #Gitlab there's even a superior just as easy to use alternative there.

And most people are celebrating this move by github 😢.

New blog post about emoji-based key verification (a.k.a. SAS verification) in Matrix.
encryption matrix technical

Looking forward to Waterloo region's LRT finally launching.

After months of work, we have a new stable release: Tor It contains improvements for power management and bootstrap reporting, as well as preliminary backend support for circuit padding to prevent some kinds of traffic analysis.

We have some exciting news! The team at Purism are thrilled to announce the launch of Librem One Private and secure email, chat, social and VPN. No ads! No tracking! No data sharing! Just the best end-to-end encrypted communication and social. Join the revolution today and take back control of your data and life #LibremOne

Congratulations to the #PEI #Green party for achieving official opposition status.

ICYMI: ZDNet published an exclusive story by veteran journalist Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols about the launch of the Pioneer Edition #FreedomBox.

"We can, in short, rebuild the internet so that we, and not multi-billion dollar companies, are in charge," says Vaughan-Nichols.

Read the full article:


It's btw great to be a part of a team that takes this kind of an attack and as a team uses it to only come back stronger <3

Experimental Latex live preview in the @cryptpad Code pad ! Would that be nice ? #cryptpad #latex #research

We have discovered and addressed a security breach - Matrix

If you have ever had an account on the server, please reset the password and also any other sites passwords if you used the same password elsewhere.

More details by the team to follow.

#security #infosec #matrix

RT @[email protected]

#1 in our #opensciencetop10 is @[email protected] — web based rich text editor - the reasonis that a Google Docs replacement is a must. Great though it is — researchers need greater privacy and real-time collaboration is the future. 🚀

Nice to also see on the list.

Microsoft is shutting down their DRM-locked ebook store, and taking away every book that every one of its customers acquired effective July 1. DRM ebooks are never safe! Learn more about our fight against #DRM:
Microsoft announces it will shut down ebook program and confiscate its customers' libraries

Ugh. AMP for email looks like a great tool for improving the effectiveness of phishing campaigns.

It's great to see more clients popping up.
Pattle is a new IM-like client for Matrix

#Whatsapp was down. You're sick of chat apps that you don't control.

What can you do? Host your own chat server on #FreedomBox with @matrix and Riot chat app!

We teach you how in 8 minutes:

📺FreedomBox Tutorial: Setting Up a Chat Server with Matrix and Riot

New Vector - #Jobs: Senior Operations Engineer

#Devops close to heart? Love #Ansible and #Docker? Join as my colleague 😍
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