A tale of two IRC networks:
#Freenode: kicked us out of our channels, harassed one of our ops on their home page, made supposedly "draft" policy changes to permit hate speech
#LiberaChat: participated in *our* forum to address questions about governance and non-profit structure and asked for feedback on improvements: <https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikimedia_Forum&type=revision&diff=21500928&oldid=21500771>
Finally we got mailman3 in production for actual use!
Thanks to @legoktm !
#Mailman3 for #Wikimedia is ready for testing, see the announcement from @ladsgroup and myself: https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2021-March/094382.html
Hopefully a step forward in making Wikimedia mailing lists more accessible.
Every time the US has a change of administration, EFF staffers - lawyers, policy analysts, activists - create a "transition memo": a series of one-page briefings on the tech policy issues the new admin should take up. The Biden memo is *great*.
It opens with a section on surveillance, with three subsections:
I. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
II. Facial Recognition Technology
III. Border Search and Immigration Surveillance
How I hijacked the top-level domain of a sovereign state
He registered an expired domain used by the .cd ccTLD. Great report.
Software engineer at Wikimedia Deutschland
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