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Back when the GNU project was starting, among the first things they rewrote as Free Software were:
- text editor / IDE (Emacs)
- assembler, linker, and compiler
- make

IOW, they made tools that they needed to further develop Free Software without relying on proprietary tools.

They wanted their project to be self-hosting.

Nowadays, we have more free software than ever, but we develop it using github and Discord...

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Nice touch. Mozilla has also deleted Telemetry data for that period as some users had to enable Telemetry to get the hot-fix.

"In order to respect our users’ potential intentions as much as possible, based on our current set up, we will be deleting all of our source Telemetry and Studies data for our entire user population collected between 2019-05-04T11:00:00Z and 2019-05-11T11:00:00Z."

#Firefox #Privacy #Respect

blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/05/

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We are running poddery.com for last 6 years, started as a #diaspora service and expanded to cover #xmpp and #matrix using the same diaspora username and password. It is funded by people who care about #privacy and #FreeSoftware.

Its fully community run, with strong commitment to user privacy and #FreeSpeech. Support our crowd funding campaign to keep the service running for next 2 years.

Donate at fund.poddery.com/ or via indiegogo.com/projects/fund-po Sharing this widely can help as well.

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