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techrights-bot#ZorinOS 16 Beta Released with Remarkable Changes. Download and Test Now. β€’ π•Ώπ–šπ– π•Έπ–†π–ˆπ–π–Žπ–“π–Šπ–˜ ⇨ http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/150116 ‒●‒ #GNU #Linux #TuxMachinesApr 18 01:00
techrights-botRenata Avila: Trying to Understand the Lynching of Stallman β€’ π“πžπœπ‘π«π’π π‘π­π¬ ⇨ http://techrights.org/2021/04/17/renata-avila-rms/ ‒●‒ #Techrights #GNU #Linux #FreeSW | Gemini address: gemini://gemini.techrights.org/2021/04/17/renata-avila-rms/Apr 18 01:00
techrights-bot#cat https://vid.pr0gramm.com/2021/02/23/f6c0cd884f5e3c88.mp4Apr 18 01:00
techrights-botNew version of #Agunua with the recursive downloader https://lists.orbitalfox.eu/archives/gemini/2021/006381.html #internet #geminiSpace #geminiProtocolApr 18 01:00
techrights-bot#google #surveillance ... Google (and the US intel agencies) never forgets... https://www.makeuseof.com/memories-google-chrome/Apr 18 01:02
techrights-bot"After completing the last academic year on a free software, the college has now invested in Google classroom package" = #surveillance and #espionage by #outsourcing https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/mumbai-news/mumbai-colleges-all-set-to-upgrade-tech-for-another-online-academic-year-101618687282664.htmlApr 18 01:03
techrights-bot"We go through a load of your feedback about Auacity’s new file format and UI toolkit, hacking a Firestick, Google search, the future of Fedora, and more. Plus Joe gives up on KDE." https://latenightlinux.com/late-night-linux-episode-121/Apr 18 01:08
techrights-botBreaking News: #EDPS Admits That It is Powerless to Investigate Claims of #GDPR Non-compliance at the #EPO http://techrights.org/2021/04/17/edps-farce/ #europe #euApr 18 01:09
techrights-botSteam Tinker Launcher: Making Tinkering Much Easier https://boilingsteam.com/steam-tinker-launcher-making-tinkering-much-easier/ #games #gnu #linuxApr 18 01:09
techrights-bot#Proxmox Backup Server 1.1 Available With Tape Backup And TFA http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/150010#comment-29231 #gnu #linuxApr 18 01:10
techrights-botA Quick Installation Of #FreeBSD 13.0 http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/149939#comment-29234 #bsd #unixApr 18 01:11
techrights-bot#EndeavourOS : Our April release is available β€’ π•Ώπ–šπ– π•Έπ–†π–ˆπ–π–Žπ–“π–Šπ–˜ ⇨ http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/150117 #gnu #linuxApr 18 01:11
techrights-bot#Google #Android Leftovers β€’ π•Ώπ–šπ– π•Έπ–†π–ˆπ–π–Žπ–“π–Šπ–˜ ⇨ http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/150115 ‒●‒ #GNU #Linux #TuxMachinesApr 18 01:11
techrights-botNobody is truly in charge at the EDPS (and in Europe at large); they say EPO is β€œcompany” and all one can do is kindly ask the EPO itself to obey the law and stop outsourcing European data to American military contractors β€’ π“πžπœπ‘π«π’π π‘π­π¬ ⇨ http://techrights.org/2021/04/17/edps-farce/ ‒●‒ #Techrights | Gemini address: gemini://gemini.techrights.org/2021/04/17/edps-farce/Apr 18 01:12
techrights-botThe disaster of allowing #swpats because "HEY HI" https://martechseries.com/predictive-ai/ai-platforms-machine-learning/idnow-welcomes-bundesnetzagentur-decision-and-predicts-turning-point-for-digital-identity-verification/Apr 18 01:29
techrights-botNotice those β€˜articles’ are sponsored and are in principle sales and marketing, not facts https://www.managingip.com/article/b1rd039rsf90cs/how-chinas-new-patent-law-transforms-the-issuance-of-damagesApr 18 01:34
techrights-botLetter of Support for Richard Stallman - Doing Better in Community β€’ π“πžπœπ‘π«π’π π‘π­π¬ ⇨ http://techrights.org/2021/04/17/better-in-community/ ‒●‒ #Techrights #GNU #Linux #RMS #FreeSW | Gemini address: gemini://gemini.techrights.org/2021/04/17/better-in-community/Apr 18 02:04
techrights-botTolerating the Intolerant and Lacking #Tolerance for Opposing Views http://techrights.org/2021/04/17/tolerance/ #freespeechApr 18 02:22
techrights-botTurns out #geminiSpace has its own Gary Johnson https://lists.orbitalfox.eu/archives/gemini/2021/006382.html not https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_JohnsonApr 18 02:35
techrights-botIf you are still reading #techrights over #www consider using gemini://gemini.techrights.org instead (many people now read it that way). Some background reading for those who have no clue what #geminiProtocol is about: https://thenewstack.io/souped-up-gopher-project-geminis-plan-to-revolutionize-internet-browsing/Apr 18 02:37
techrights-bot"April 10, 2021. Added Claim #5 β€œRichard Stallman is a misogynist” to Debunking False Accusations Against Richard Stallman." https://stallmansupport.org/updates.html "No. Actually, the opposite is true. Stallman has defended women's rights for decades." https://stallmansupport.org/debunking-false-accusations-against-richard-stallman.htmlApr 18 02:39
techrights-botThanks to the DDOS attacks (since February, far worse this month), #tuxmachines and #techrights are a lot more robust now. We developed some software to stave off and keep at bay some of the classic forms of DDOS. #www + #db back end = vulnerability to DDOS.Apr 18 02:41
techrights-botCarla Schroder (former #linuxtoday editor): "I see this too, with RMS in particular singled out for ridicule and personal attacks. I admire Stallman. He is consistent and thoughtful, and it seems people forget how often he has been right." https://stallmansupport.org/comments-in-support-of-richard-stallman.html#carlaApr 18 02:42
techrights-bot#techrights bulletin for the day ready, I'm now rechecking it manually http://techrights.org/txt/ working on some #irc code overnight, improving the available tooling in the site.Apr 18 02:44
techrights-botOF COURSE #IBM will attack RMS!! He's NO GOOD for IBM! http://techrights.org/2021/03/28/ibm-and-rms-incompatible/Apr 18 02:44
techrights-botI've written some scripts to automate the pipeline associated with video production in #techrights and preview generation (animated gif). #gnu #bash is my favourable devkit these days as it's highly portable (across systems) and very lightApr 18 02:46
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techrights-bot#techrights turns 14.5 in a couple of weeksApr 18 02:58
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techrights-bot#Techrights Bulletin for Saturday, April 17, 2021 http://techrights.org/txt full archive: http://techrights.org/txt-archives #gnu #linux #freesw #plaintextApr 18 04:06
techrights-bot#Techrights full #IPFS index updated just now http://techrights.org/ipfs available as plain text @ http://techrights.org/ipfs/txt #dweb #sharingApr 18 04:06
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techrights-botYesterday at 3PM #bt remotely modified firmware, without notifying people of course, and 12 hours later DNS was restarted (maybe intentionally) whereupon some things stopped working properly, some of the time. They can't just leave things alone, can they?Apr 18 09:42
techrights-bot"The trouble here is that it seems that the Chairman gets to decide upon whether the laws in question are enforced." #epo breaks the #law and then stacks the courts! http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2021/03/chairman-and-enlarged-board-criticised.html?showComment=1618307603869#c2309466693273225626 see http://techrights.org/2021/03/25/judges-epo-kangaroo-courts/Apr 18 10:41
techrights-bot"the decision while admittingly in line with the Case Law is a disgrace for the EPO. A verbatim interpretation of claims as regularly performed by the Board of Appeal is simply add odds with legal interpretation" http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2021/04/boeings-comma-drama-commas-and-taking.html?showComment=1618312249829#c4773959668068678174Apr 18 10:43
techrights-bot"Sorry, Attentive, but to me the Board here was like the proverbial man with a hammer, for whom everything looks like a nail, the hammer here being of course Art 123(2) EPC." http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2021/04/boeings-comma-drama-commas-and-taking.html?showComment=1618348186548#c1567656093805442410Apr 18 10:46
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techrights-bot"There is perhaps an element of living in an ivory tower when #patents is all there is, as at the EPO." http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2021/04/boeings-comma-drama-commas-and-taking.html?showComment=1618404267737#c8669694200566028951 #epo #microcosm #patentApr 18 10:50
techrights-bot"Share with Patently-O. No way. It would leave its readers fully convinced that the EPO is a mad-house and that's the last thing I want to happen." Oh really? Why? http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2021/04/boeings-comma-drama-commas-and-taking.html?showComment=1618409970652#c7343564602821501207 see http://techrights.org/wiki/index.php/EPOApr 18 10:52
techrights-botMarks & Clerk, lobbyists for #softwarepatents and proponents of #EPO #corruption (they help the corrupt regime there, in exchange for favours), turns out to be incredibly corrupt itself https://www.managingip.com/article/b1rdghf179pnrc/marks-amp-clerk-accused-over-secret-commissions-from-ip-referralsApr 18 10:54
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techrights-bot"In Europe, biosimilar competition is expected to begin in 2022 after the European Patent Office rejected an attempt to extend its patent life at the end of 2019." https://pharmaphorum.com/news/nice-recommends-alexions-long-acting-ultomiris-for-pnh/Apr 18 11:05
techrights-botJust like greenwashing, corporations looking to exploit all sorts of "Causes" purely for marketing purposes, even if misleadingly, and even if those corporations are a big contributing factor to the very same issues the "Causes" seek to address https://www.managingip.com/article/b1rfdl83l8xl62/how-brands-manage-social-and-political-issuesApr 18 11:12
techrights-botCase of point: #LinuxFoundation Works for Microsoft on #greenwashing and #openwashing http://techrights.org/2020/09/02/linux-foundation-greenwashing-and-openwashing-for-microsoft/Apr 18 11:13
techrights-bot#bt should at least notify customers whenever they remotely modify the firmware, especially as they occasionally break things, leaving customers baffled and unsure what they had done wrong (nothing, the bugs came "from above", silently)Apr 18 11:15
techrights-botMore #fakePatents or #swpats (algorithms): "RideApp, Inc. sued Lyft for patent infringement on its central system which analyzes and calculates data to match passengers to drivers near them." http://www.ipbrief.net/2021/04/16/rideapp-inc-v-lyft-inc-no-2020-1284-2021-wl-1141320-fed-cir-mar-25-2021/Apr 18 11:29
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techrights-botWebchats disguised as "Forum", wherein the litigation giants that fund it basically push their agenda for the sole purpose of lobbying and profit, and we know at whose expense... https://www.managingip.com/article/b1rf3s0ld4m32x/counsel-lay-out-new-challenges-for-brand-managementApr 18 11:49
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techrights-botScreen is GNU actually. https://lateweb.info/run-background-processes-in-linux-using-the-screen-command/Apr 18 17:16
techrights-botThe Sunday Papers - Linux and Gaming odds and ends https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2021/04/the-sunday-papers-linux-and-gaming-odds-and-ends #games #gnu #linuxApr 18 17:43
techrights-botThis Week in Linux 147: System76 COSMIC Desktop, Slackware 15.0, LXQt, Zorin OS 16, Xinuos vs IBM | This Week in Linux https://tuxdigital.com/2021/04/thisweekinlinux-147/Apr 18 17:46
techrights-botBeautiful Terminal User Interface with Dialog and #RaspberryPI https://peppe8o.com/terminal-user-interface-dialog-raspberry-pi/Apr 18 17:51
techrights-bot"After a while using and involve (contribute) with Fedora for fews years, I sometimes get a feel that Fedora and Red Hat moving so fast on everything and feel it not community oriented it more like leader oriented" #ibm for you... the new "MASTER" https://robbinespu.gitlab.io/blog/2021/04/18/my-foss-contribution/Apr 18 18:56
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techrights-botI have reported to #BT that they remotely 'bricked' our LAN (firmware auto-updates), rendering some machines not accessible from others unless I use my domain names (public) with port forwarding set up to emulate 'outside' addresses. BT gave no time estimate for a fix. HUGELY disappointing! Wasted so many hours on this... 6 maybe.Apr 18 19:30
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