11.19.21

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Techrights is for Whistleblowers and Suppressed Information Which Other Sites Refuse (or Are Afraid/Shy) to Publish

Posted in Free/Libre Software, GNU/Linux, Site News at 11:21 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: We strive to publish material that other sites cannot or would not; our focus is software patents and Free software, but we’re open to anything else in the realms of tech, rights, and law

AT the start of this year we published Intel leaks, some EPO leaks (on the very first day of the year) and right now we do a series about GitHub leaks, refuting revisionism by the mainstream media (parroting Microsoft instead of actually investigating the facts).

What’s particularly interesting about these GitHub leaks is that some mainstream sites turned down the source, for reasons we’ll show in the coming months (we shall also name the culprits). The Web needs a place that’s willing to protect sources and publish what they have to say, even in the face of incredible pressure, including threats. Having successfully published 32,000 blog posts (and retracted not a single one in 15 years; also, no source was compromised) we’re probably well equipped to do more of the same. We’ve made ourselves relatively robust to censorship or takedown requests (related to pressure from hosters, including ‘Clown Computing’ providers).

As people can see in our IRC channels, we shun ClownFlare and aren’t interested in CDNs. They come at a (hidden) cost. In the video above I meant to refer to a company that’s not actually Singaporean but also operates in Singapore (notorious for oppressive Internet censorship). Well, the company I wanted to allude to is Imperva, which is connected to Incapsula and is generally “dodgy” for a number of reasons (many so-called ‘security’ companies are connected to states).

If you have something to send us discreetly, we do have encrypted means of communications, albeit some aren’t publicly advertised (it’s not just PGP, we can do voice as well). Get in touch with us. IRC is typically a good start (direct message or public).

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