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#DebConf20 online starts today at 10h00 UTC - follow the schedule and watch the live streams at debconf20.debconf.org

"Documents released also show that Google’s privacy policy was crafted in a way to allow applications that had location tracking turned off from using the location tracking information from another Google application that had location tracking on" azmirror.com/2020/08/24/unseal

Investing in Real Convergence

puri.sm/posts/investing-in-rea

"Real convergence means bringing your desktop computer with you wherever you go."

Learn more about the Librem 5: puri.sm/products/librem-5/

Recommended read: "Car Companies Want to Monitor Your Every Move With Emotion-Detecting AI" vice.com/en_us/article/m7jpmp/

> “Very soon, Cerence announced, it plans to deepen that data mining operation with in-cabin cameras linked to emotion-detecting AI—algorithms that monitor minute changes in facial expression in order to determine a person’s emotional state at any given...

via jeena.net/notes/1175

Customers are asking us about the recent GRUB2 vulnerability so I wrote a quick post explaining how it works and why @purism hardware isn't affected. For even more details, check out Dan Goodin's excellent Ars Technica article I link in my post.

puri.sm/posts/why-the-grub2-se

A new secure messenger service called Session is now out. It's a fork of Signal but decentralized and without the phone number requirement. Worth taking a look.

https://getsession.org/

We're hiring!

Are you a software engineer who cares deeply about CI/CD, code review, and development environments? Apply to work with the Release Engineering team (a part of our Engineering Productivity team) at the Wikimedia Foundation!

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#remote #jobs #remotejobs #hiring #opensource #freesoftware #wikipedia #wikimedia

Announcing the Second Annual Copyleft Conference, co-located with #FOSDEM20 this coming February. And our CFP is open today! sfconservancy.org/news/2019/oc

If you're coming to FOSDEM or CopyleftConf and want t-shirts or anything from shop.fsf.org, order with code FOSDEM20 before Wednesday noon Brussels time to get in-person delivery without shipping charges :)

The Purism team is expanding. We're looking for a talented Growth Marketer and a Web Designer with a passion for open source, open hardware, privacy and security puri.sm/jobs/

Calling all Faifcast fans! Our Executive Director @o0karen0o and Distinguished Technologist Bkuhn are going to be doing a LIVE podcast this weekend at SeaGL. If you can get to Seattle, you'll get to see the magic in person. osem.seagl.org/conferences/sea

The embedded, automotive, and mobile track is back at FOSDEM this year! Here's the relevant info: lists.fosdem.org/pipermail/fos

We are interested in the future of Copyleft and that means we are very interested in hearing from new folks at #CopyleftConf in February. Let us know if we can help you feel more comfortable submitting your proposal. (events@tix.sfconservancy.org) 2020.copyleftconf.org/program/

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