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I am a public interest technologist working at the Freedom of the Press Foundation freedom.press My day job is to work on securedrop.org using which people can leak information to the journalists securely. I also contribute to many projects. I am a core member of the @torproject and also core developer of the programming language & a director and fellow of Python Software Foundation.

reading: Statement of FSF board on election of Richard Stallman (so you don't have to) 

fsf.org/news/statement-of-fsf-

We decided to bring RMS back because we missed his wisdom. His historical, legal and technical acumen on free software is unrivaled.

because nobody had the strength to stay long enough and nobody was there to actually could foster them into such a position, because rms has no retirement plan, no succession plan

If I do a live online workshop on writing modules using , will you join it? It will be around 2 hours long at least. Reply to the thread if you want to join in. Please RT for more reach.

People who are interested to join in, please keep an eye on github.com/kushaldas/workshops all details will be posted there. 2 days (repeat sessions). 16th and on 18th April. Please comment there so that we can plan better.

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If I do a live online workshop on writing modules using , will you join it? It will be around 2 hours long at least. Reply to the thread if you want to join in. Please RT for more reach.

The new OnionShare is out!

It adds a bunch of great features like tabs, anonymous chat that never logs anything, and better command line support.

Here's the blog post: micahflee.com/2021/02/onionsha

Download OnionShare 2.3 from: onionshare.org

Install it on a headless server:

`pip3 install --user onionshare-cli`

Read the amazing new docs that are translated to a bunch of languages: docs.onionshare.org/2.3/en/

After the articles on instant messaging systems @fsfi has another article in this series.

Better than #Zoom and #GoogleMeet: Try these Free Software powered video conferencing apps and services

#jitsi #bigbluebutton #peertube #obs

fsf.org.in/article/better-than

RT @fossasiasg
Harish Pillay @harishpillay from @RedHat @redhatopen will give a talk on β€œDigital Bill of Rights: The time is now. What shall we do?” @fossasia #virtual #OpenTech Summit 2021, March 13-21 #OpenSource #DigitalRights #DBoR #DataPrivacy Sign up for free eventyay.com/e/fa96ae2c

Why don't the news outlets refer to him by the legal name? Add a 'popularly known as' if the concern is 'our audience would not know otherwise'
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RT @ndtv
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu admitted to a hospital after complains of restlessness, discomfort in knees and other ailments.

Asaram Bapu is serving life imprisonment in Jodhpur Central Jail in a rape case.

(ANI)
twitter.com/ndtv/status/136190

Better than Zoom and Google Meet: Try these Free Software powered video conferencing apps and services fsf.org.in/article/better-than

Are you a native speaker/writer of Arabic, Chinese (Traditional), or Polish? Please help finish translating the new OnionShare. These languages are nearly complete and I'd love to include them!

Here is the OnionShare project on Weblate hosted.weblate.org/projects/on

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