Debian Project Leader election 2022, Jonathan Carter re-elected https://bits.debian.org/2022/04/dpl-elections-2022.html
Nonprofit/open source job alert:
We're looking for a full-time Newsroom Support Engineer. This role works with news orgs using SecureDrop, helping with new SecureDrop installs and regular maintenance. During lower support activity, the person will contribute to code & docs.
This position is open to folks early in their career. It is a remote role, but candidates are ideally based in North America due to time zone overlap and requirement for occasional travel. More:
15 years ago yesterday was my first edit to Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2006%E2%80%9307_San_Jose_Sharks_season&diff=prev&oldid=122614698
It's been a wild ride ever since.
SecureDrop 2.3.1 has been released. This is a bugfix release that addresses a performance issue on servers with many sources:
I will very much miss our (wonderful in all the ways) former General Counsel at CC, but I'm excited to take on the role:
For now we just mirror on #Mastodon about 1500 #Twitter accounts of EU officials and MEPs as listed by Wikidata and https://european-union.europa.eu/contact-eu/social-media-channels_en.
Photos are free for anyone to reuse, with attribution (CC-BY-SA 4.0): https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Chris_Smalls
SecureDrop 2.3.0 has been released. This release includes usability improvements, bugfixes, and new anti-spam functionality:
Kiwix is a free open app that lets you store and search Wikipedia and other sources of info entirely offline.
This is especially important in areas where internet access is restricted/censored, or in emergencies if vital infrastructure is broken.
You can follow the project at:
The website is at https://www.kiwix.org and the app is available for Android, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Windows
No sources, entirely written by two single-purpose accounts (one of which is an IP), and no search results on the internet. Also just from the content it's clearly someone's OC.
SecureDrop 2.3.0 is scheduled to be released on March 28. This release will include usability improvements, bugfixes, and new anti-spam functionality:
TorrentFreak, on a public court filing mentioning TorrentFreak:
> [..] the term “pro-piracy” is sometimes attached to our reporting. [..] when these words are part of a court filing intended to keep information from the public, we have to respond.
Simply delightful. #TorrentFreak
MediaWiki core dev, Debian Developer, Wikipedian. Inactive journalist, believer in free software and free knowledge.
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