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For people wanting to help updating/unblocking/adding apps, have a look at our issue tracker: gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroiddata and request for packaging tracker: gitlab.com/fdroid/rfp/issues

You'll find docs here: f-droid.org/en/docs/ and drop by on on freenode if you need help.

Can anyone recommend a _good_ explanation of that even a 5-year-old could understand? Ideally with clear pictures and diagrams.

Of course the website shouldn't throw popups in your face or track you up the wazoo. Bonus points if it renders well with javascript disabled.

If you missed it yesterday: @nicoalt has written a proposal for integrating packages with /#activitypub! The best thing about this proposal? It could in the future power comments and popularity of apps in F-Droid. 😍

forum.f-droid.org/t/fdroidpub-

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Just finished integrating @exodus into my app listings at android.izzysoft.de/ – so expect more accurate library reportings. Not complete, though, as not all apps are scanned by Exodus or Appbrain (my other source) yet. Still: shocking findings! Trackers everywhere …

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@privacylab "Oh you want to disable location tracking?

I'm sorry, I cannot let you do this, Dave..."

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"The year is 2031, and I'm going to see Avengers 7... my location is displayed on the Goober Dashboard, even though I opted out of Google AlwaysTrack™! There's a complete disconnect between what the user interface is telling me and what actually happens" boingboing.net/2018/08/14/goob

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just deleted my google account from my phone... so far it seems the world did not end.

Remember the effort to get our build a new icon?

You can now finally vote for the alternatives here: forum.f-droid.org/t/poll-vote-

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New index update! has finally been published!

, the other that was stuck, also got published at last, but went straight to the archive as we can only build an older version at the moment.

Hi everyone! We've already got 46 updated apps that _might_ be in the next .

gitlab.com/Matrixcoffee/index-

What is _your_ favourite new feature or new app? And why? What annoying bug finally got squashed? Let us know before Thursday, and we'll feature it in the next edition.

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"Sean O’Brien, a @YalePrivacyLab researcher with whom the AP shared its findings, said it is 'disingenuous' for Google to continuously record these locations even when users disable Location History. 'To me, it’s something people should know,' he said." #privacy apnews.com/f60bc112665b458cb64

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@TheCzar @fdroidorg on the bright side Daniel Micay (the main developer of copperhead os) says he's going to continue the project under a new name: reddit.com/r/CopperheadOS/comm
I'm not sure if he'll support the nexus 5X though...

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