social.uhoreg.ca

The ACLU and EFF's victory over causeless searches of phones and laptops at the US border is a great step in the fight for digital freedom.

Database migration to new hardware is complete and so far things look pretty promising. We'll be doing further migrations over the next few days, but hopefully the root cause of the recent disruptions is now solved.

A good opportunity to highlight the decentralization of the protocol :)

There are so many easy ways to setup a synapse server nowadays, from your managed setup: https://modular.im

Over the official Ansible playbook:

https://github.com/spantaleev/matrix-docker-ansible-deploy

To my very personal (undocumented :blobfoxsad:) playbook:

https://git.shivering-isles.com/shivering-isles/infrastructure/tree/master/roles/matrix

Definitely worth looking into that.

#matrix #federation #selfhosting

http://matrix.org homeserver is still suffering badly from IO problems. we’re trying to accelerate the migration to the new datacentre. sorry for the outage :(


New Matrix-Alertmanager release out! Version 0.1.0 brings HTML formatted messages and all dependencies updated. Thanks to contributors "daniego" and "Lyr" 💪





#matrix #prometheus

Netflix #DRM finds yet another way to limit your choices: older Samsung and Panasonic "smart" televisions and Roku devices will no longer work with the Netflix app. We weren't kidding when we said that DRM makes software and devices defective by design.
#DRM
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PSA: We've been made aware of attempts to scan for private Matrix servers and join rooms from their room directories. ***Please make sure your room directory and rooms are locked down if you run a private server** - for more details see: https://matrix.org/blog/2019/11/09/avoiding-unwelcome-visitors-on-private-matrix-servers. Please pass it on

Attention Matrix developers: Matrix Client Server API r0.6.0 and Identity Service API r0.3.0 is out. These mainly incorporate the MSCs which went into the privacy/GDPR related work over the last few months - https://matrix.org/blog/2019/11/08/client-server-r-0-6-0-and-identity-service-r-0-3-0-releases has the gory details :)

We did it! We came together as a community and met our fundraising goal to defend software freedom from patent litigation.
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Next up comes the hard part - winning this lawsuit and setting precedent. Stay tuned for updates as we progress forward

https://secure.givelively.org/donate/gnome-foundation-inc/gnome-patent-troll-defense-fund

Exactly 5 years ago at 16:42, was the first CryptPad commit by @cjdelisle, the start of a very ambitious project to restore privacy in collaboration tools. We believed in it 5 years ago and we thank the 200 supporters and 10000 weekly users from 150 countries that have joined us
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Get the latest news from This Week in Matrix! https://matrix.org/blog/2019/10/26/this-week-in-matrix-2019-10-26 - it's time to dig out your 3DS and start chatting, because the miitrix client is out now! #decentralisation #3ds #twim #matrix

Rise and shine #MozFest, we're here at Ravensbourne University, 6th floor in the #decentralisation space! Come and chat to us - here's Brendan setting up our demo, and taking time to review the many bridges we support! #mozfest19

Come find Matrix at the MozFest Science Fair at the RSA in London! We'll also be available Saturday and Sunday at Ravensbourne, where we'll be doing live demos #mozfest #mozfest19

At #rdc19 @[email protected] is holding forth on the latest and greatest Matrix updates!
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The Debian Project stands with the @GNOME Foundation in defense against patent trolls https://bits.debian.org/2019/10/gnome-foundation-defense-patent-troll.html

Further IO problems on the http://matrix.org homeserver; we're in the process of migrating to more reliable hardware over the coming days. Apologies for the outages :(

Hey everyone! Some really good news: The good people at Vector IM are adding many accessibility features to the @matrix client Riot.im. It is much more usable now than it used to be a year or so ago, both on the web and on iOS. #a11y #RiotIM #matrixdotorg
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