SecureDrop is a free open source encrypted platform for whistleblowers and activists to contact journalists and NGOs anonymously through the @torproject network. You can follow its official Fediverse account at:

➡️ @securedrop

SecureDrop is used by news organisations and NGOs around the world to receive anonymous tips.

The website is at securedrop.org

#SecureDrop #Activism #News #Whistleblowers #Whistleblowing #Privacy #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #Tor #SelfHosting #Journalists #NGOs

Apparently it is possible to run Kiwix on a Retroid handheld 🤷 (via r/kiwix on Reddit)

Signal is down and now I have to walk all the way down the hall to securely talk to my sister.

If you're able, please support them: signal.org/donate/

twitter.com/signalapp/status/1

QUnit proudly joins ♻️ Reproducible Builds.

Today, the first release minted from our deterministic build process – QUnit 2.14. It was largely made possible by Rollup, with a couple of tweaks to ensure dist files use a date based only on information in the Git repository.

github.com/qunitjs/qunit/pull/

The SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH standard by @reproducible_builds made things easy to explain and document. No need to come up with our novel way!
reproducible-builds.org/docs/s

USPOL 

@anna honestly, not enough

our constitution kind of sucks

uspol, self-care 

Hey ya'll watching #uspol right now.

Take a walk, drink some tea, take a shower, whatever it is you need to do to keep yourself healthy.

Sam, GNOME user and former Debian Project Leader, tells us his GNOME story. He shared his perspective on how the development of our accessibility support has given him freedom and independence as a blind user.

“I’ve been using GNOME since 2009 because it provides an accessible way for me to use modern applications while still respecting my freedom and humanity.”

Read Sam’s story: gnome.org/stories/#SamHartman
#GNOMEStories

Happy Public Domain Day 2021! We should be able to celebrate a lot more works becoming free each year (terms are indefensibly long, even if you believe that copyright law itself has merit), but let's celebrate the growth of the commons regardless. This article has a good overview of some works that are now free:

web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdo

Hot take: The Christmas House was a better movie than Wonder Woman 1984.

For all the chaos that college football brought this year, this is going to be the most boring playoff ever.

Cincinnati should easily be in and should at least be in a NY6.

theringer.com/2020/12/20/22192

A new release of dropped today!

Includes Linux and macOS binary wheels, dropping Python 2 support and various bug fixes.

github.com/earwig/mwparserfrom

The latest security update is now available for users, time to apt update && apt upgrade!

Special shoutout to Reedy for coordinating and putting out today's release.

lists.debian.org/debian-securi

has had group calling for a day now and my family keeps using it at every opportunity, it's fantastic.

signal.org/blog/group-calls/

Soo... last week I officially started my new job with the Site Reliability Engineering Team at the Wikimedia Foundation ^.^

blog.legoktm.com/2020/12/14/st

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