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Help us ban federal use of invasive and harmful face surveillance. Tell your members of congress to co-sponsor the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/now-

We are upstreaming our software development for the wider community. Calls will become a part of the @gnome project. Having a dialer application available shows that mobile is an important use case for GNOME. Read more: puri.sm/posts/how-calls-became

The Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act bans federal use of face surveillance and withholds some federal tax dollars from paying for it at the state and local level. Tell your elected officials now to co-sponsor this bill! eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/now-

🆕 Our Free to Protest guides provides a range of information about police surveillance capabilities, from IMSI catchers to Cloud Extraction, and highlights what you ought to be aware of before attending a protest in the UK.

pvcy.org/freetoprotest

#FreeToProtest

Why Purism will not get a warrant for your phone nor phone data, because everything you buy from us, you own fully. In the latest case, Apple gets the warrant because they own the user’s data. Read more from Purism founder, Todd Weaver puri.sm/posts/apples-subpoenas

Citizens have a right to privacy from their governments - including online.

@CIDH: include #DigitalRights in your review of #Rights violations in #ColombiaResiste nitter.net/Dejusticia/status/1

org.Gtk.MountOperationHandler support coming to so you can open encrypted volumes with swipeable, modal dialogs

@purism

The Supreme Court finally trimmed back the reach of the CFAA in ways that should help protect researchers, innovators and people who check sports scores at work. There's more to be done, but this is a good step and we're celebrating. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/06/van-

@purism Can I please get my Librem 5 I ordered years ago?

Arizona AG Mark Brnovich is suing Google for lying to its users about location privacy, tracking them even after they opted out. A newly released set of unredacted Google records are explosive evidence of the company's deception.

azag.gov/media/interest/update

The documents show that Google deliberately engineered its products so that you couldn't get your own location, or share it with an app, without also giving your location data to Google, too.

businessinsider.com/unredacted

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phosh 0.11.0 is out 🚀 : source.puri.sm/Librem5/phosh/-

New features:
- Wifi/WWAN/BT quick settings now toggle on/off, long press opens Settings
- Initial support for `gnome-session --systemd`
- Torch brightness slider
- Allow to show battery percentage in top bar (via Settings toggle)

And there's more! See above release notes for the full list of changes and contributors.

Troubleshooting coreboot and EC firmware isn't for the faint of heart, but when a small number of Librem 14s wouldn't boot after being flashed, it meant a deep dive into firmware troubleshooting. Dive in with us as we go from problem to solution: puri.sm/posts/wrangling-the-ec

Apple's testimony today describes their future for computing. In the name of security, Apple wants to vet (and get a cut from) all software installed on all Macs, not just iPhones. This has always been the plan, but it takes time to boil the frog that is traditional computers.

The Maine legislature is now considering a bill that would defund the state’s intelligence fusion center. This could become a national model for rolling back the mass surveillance apparatus that’s been growing since 2001. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/eff-

To ease debugging issues on the road i made -logs shrink to smaller screen sizes. This is based on @brainblasted 's work to make -logs use initially.

@be @PINE64

The firmware replacement is the work of Biktorgj (github.com/Biktorgj) :) I work on the #ModemManager part to integrate the modem properly within #phosh.

It would be interesting to see if this is related to ModemManager or the modem firmware. Feel free to reach out to us on Matrix in #pinedev:matrix.org !

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