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  • #MoreOnionsPorfavor: Onionize your website and take back the internet
  • Anti-censorship team report: June 2020

    Tor's anti-censorship team writes monthly reports to keep the world updated on its progress. This blog post summarizes the anti-censorship work we got done in June 2020. You can find a Chinese translation of this blog post below. Let us know if you have any questions or feedback!

  • New Release: Tor Browser 10.0a3

    Tor Browser 10.0a3 is now available from the Tor Browser Alpha download page and also from our distribution directory. This is an Android-only release.

    Note: This is an alpha release, an experimental version for users who want to help us test new features. For everyone else, we recommend downloading the latest stable release instead.

  • Mozilla Open Policy & Advocacy Blog: Criminal proceedings against Malaysiakini will harm free expression in Malaysia

    The Malaysian government’s decision to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against Malaysiakini for third party comments on the news portal’s website is deeply concerning. The move sets a dangerous precedent against intermediary liability and freedom of expression. It ignores the internationally accepted norm that holding publishers responsible for third party comments has a chilling effect on democratic discourse. The legal outcome the Malaysian government is seeking would upend the careful balance which places liability on the bad actors who engage in illegal activities, and only holds companies accountable when they know of such acts.

    Intermediary liability safe harbour protections have been fundamental to the growth of the internet. They have enabled hosting and media platforms to innovate and flourish without the fear that they would be crushed by a failure to police every action of their users. Imposing the risk of criminal liability for such content would place a tremendous, and in many cases fatal, burden on many online intermediaries while negatively impacting international confidence in Malaysia as a digital destination.

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Our favorite open source writing tools

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Lightweight Linux Distros for Old Laptop (2020)

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The 40 Best Raspberry Pi Blogs For The Pi Geeks

If you are a Raspberry Pi Geek, then this article about the Raspberry Pi blogs is sure to take the nerves out of you. It is often that you get stuck with a new project and crave for the accurate tutorials. Also, some beginners get confused about where to start and wish they had a resource to start with. To help with that, many Raspberry Pi enthusiasts like you have created blogging sites that are being updated regularly. In this modern world, with the emerging importance of IoT and machine learning, Raspberry Pi is a must to learn. In this article, I am going to talk about 40 best Raspberry Pi blogs you should really look into. If you are thinking of starting a new project or making your own invention using the Raspberry Pi, you are ought to need these blog sites. Read more

Audiocasts/Shows: Destination Linux, FLOSS Weekly, Unfettered Freedom, TLLTS and Noodlings

  • Destination Linux 186: Quality Control in Linux, System76 Keyboard & DLN Game Fest!

    00:00 Intro 00:44 Welcome to DL186 01:06 Lower Deck 01:48 What Ryan has been up to 02:46 What Noah has been up to 07:11 What Michael has been up to 10:05 Digital Ocean https://do.co/dln 11:34 Community Feedback: Linux Mint’s System Reports 12:47 Noah’s suggestion to the Linux Foundation to help with Tech Support in Linux 13:59 What does the Linux Foundation do? 16:33 Send Us Feedback: comments@destinationlinux.org 17:06 News: System76 Reimagining The Keyboard 22:26 Security Advisory: Snapdragon Vulnerabilities (Android Users Need To Update) 25:21 Bitwarden https://bitwarden.com/dln 26:56 Topic of the Week: Quality Control in Linux (DLN Forum Thread) 41:21 DLN Game Fest on August 30th at 4PM Eastern! 43:48 Linux Gaming: Camp Canyonwood 45:18 Tip of the Week: /boot 47:17 ShellShock Added to DLN Game Fest by Patron Request 48:19 Software Spotlight: ProtonMail Bridge 48:52 Become a Patron of Destination Linux 50:15 DLN Store https://dlnstore.com 50:39 Join the DLN Community! (Ryan made Noah give up on the \being hip\ stuff this week lol) 52:14 More Great Content at DestinationLinux.Network 52:33 Journey itself . . . 52:39 Preview of the Patron Post Show

  • FLOSS Weekly 591: PLATO & The Rise of Cyberculture - Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations

    P.L.A.T.O. is an acronym for Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations. Before the internet, there was the PLATO system which was not only computer-based education but, surprisingly, the first online community. Doc Searls talks with Shawn Powers and Brian Dear who was the author of Friendly Orange Glow which is the first book on PLATO. The book discusses the importance of PLATO. PLATO was the original incubator for social computing: instant messaging, chat rooms, message forums, the world's first online newspaper, and so much more. PLATO also created flat-panel gas plasma displays and was one of the first systems with touch panels built-in to the screen. They discuss how PLATO and the rise of the cyberculture and the internet were due to the "Hacker Method" an agreement among early developers to share and have open code.

  • Unfettered Freedom, Ep. 2 - FSF Elects President, Emacs 27.1, Mozilla Layoffs, HBO Drops Linux

    Unfettered Freedom is a video podcast that focuses on news and topics about GNU/Linux, free software and open source software. On this freedom-packed episode: 0:00 - Intro 1:27 - Free Software Foundation finally elects a new president.

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  • Noodlings | BIOS Games Serving the NDI™ Plugin

    18 Episodes… 18 is a fun number. Divisible by 2, 3, 6 and 9. The age you can vote in the United States.