ProtonMail v3.16 adds elliptic curve cryptography, undo move, and a new anti-phishing feature. Learn more: https://protonmail.com/blog/protonmail-v3-16-release-notes/
Did you know that with the Librem 5 smartphone you can remove the back and have access to :
- the battery
- a removable OpenPGP smart card
- a removable cellular modem
- and a microSD card so you can expand your storage later on
In honor of another Open Core company moving to the Extinguish phase of Embrace/Extend/Extinguish for their #FOSS code, here are some of my thoughts on Open Core: https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/some-thoughts-open-core
"Support products and companies that protect your freedoms, put you in complete control, and work to eliminate harm. The interesting side effect is you will also be building a more tolerant, empowering, diverse, and inclusive society."
A Brief History of How Your Privacy Was Stolen
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/03/opinion/google-facebook-data-privacy.html #privacy #libremone
iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame - WSJ
https://www.wsj.com/articles/iphone-privacy-is-brokenand-apps-are-to-blame-11559316401?mod=djemptech_t #privacy #libremone
Shutdown my own @matrix server in favor of using @purism's Librem One instance. Still on the fence about shutting down the https://plock.social Mastodon instance in favor of https://social.librem.one. I like the idea of the posts residing on my own server with my friends and being able to talk privately.
Happy Memorial Day 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
CrossFit decided Monday: "to deactivate all Facebook and Instagram pages indefinitely was fueled by growing data and privacy concerns with the social media giant..." https://morningchalkup.com/2019/05/23/crossfit-shutters-facebook-instagram-accounts-amid-data-privacy-concerns/
"People want convenient products that respect them by default, that they can trust will not exploit them, that allow them to participate in digital society with peace of mind, knowing they are in complete control."
Totally missed this article from February, but I worry about this exact same thing.
I enjoy creating maintainable, operator friendly software.
plock.net part deux