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It Takes a Community to Defend the Internet

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9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: May 26th, 2024

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Today in Techrights

posted by Roy Schestowitz on May 13, 2024

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Updated This Past Day

  1. Linux is Released Too Often, Tested Insufficiently (Same as Chromium, Firefox, and Systemd)
    Driven by schedule, not quality (objective criterion)
  2. When I discovered people trafficking in open source software
    Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
  3. Over at Tux Machines...
    GNU/Linux news for the past day


  4. DPL Sam Hartman proves blackmail is alive and well in Debian
    Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
  5. What is a safe space?
    Reprinted with permission from the Free Software Fellowship
  6. Does Debian deserve an independent news service?
    Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
  7. Linux.com So Neglected If Not Abandoned That It Promotes Deals That Expired 4 Weeks Ago
    Quite some "stewardship" by the Linux Foundation
  8. The Fall of Meritocracy in Tech
    nuff said
  9. Microsoft Has Lost Malta
    Android has caught up
  10. In Asia, Baidu Has Become Bigger Than Bing and Yandex is Getting There Too
    XBox and Bing are going through existential crises
  11. "Having IBM Next to Your Name is a Scarlet Letter"
    IBM staff just motivated not to work
  12. Techrights Browsing Made Easier
    a draft for discussion
  13. Links 12/05/2024: XBox Founders Say Microsoft Lost Its Identity
    Links for the day
  14. Gemini Links 12/05/2024: Enshitification and Mind Maps
    Links for the day
  15. Aside From Red Hat Spam and Partisan Media There's a Lingering Rumour of Layoffs
    Some rumour said IBM had second thoughts about a WARN notice and delayed that a bit
  16. The Albanian open source community is very healthy indeed
    Windows nosedives from 99.1% to a lot less
  17. Web Sites Hijacked by WIPO on Behalf of Microsoft-Sponsored SPI (and People Looking to Hide Embarrassing Facts)
    debian.chat; debiancommunity.org; debian.day; debian.family; debian.finance; debian.giving; debiangnulinux.org; debian.guide; debian.news; debian.plus; debianproject.community; debianproject.org; debian.team; debian.video
  18. Julian Assange on Privacy of People, Even Little Children
    Facebook/Google (or GAFAM, an acronym I coined with Assange) knows you better than your mom knows you
  19. [Meme] Miscomprehension of GDPR
    Social control in general is a ticking timebomb
  20. In Haiti, the Market Share of Windows Collapsed (From 97% to 27% on Desktops/Laptops)
    A couple of months ago Windows was measured at 3.04%
  21. In Most Countries It's Still Possible Not to Have a 'Smartphone' and to Pay for Nearly Everything With Cash
    Withdrawing money will be possible as long as enough people use many ATMs (cash machines)
  22. Expect Lots of Material From Daniel Pocock as Election Day Nears
    The experiences of Daniel Pocock were an excellent example of reprisal or retribution against either whistleblowers or people who give a voice to whistleblowers
  23. I've Been Promoting Free Software for Over 25 Years
    I wrote my first computer program when I was about 14, maybe a little younger (I have visual memory of it)
  24. Reminder: Richard Stallman's Talk is This Week in Paris (and in French)
    Defending rms isn't the same as defending everything he has ever said
  25. IRC Proceedings: Saturday, May 11, 2024
    IRC logs for Saturday, May 11, 2024
  26. Online Bullying (Trying to Make People Unhappy)
    Narcissists and bullies behind mice and keyboards, no honesty or fact-checking required
  27. Talk About Software Freedom
    "Linux" and "BSD" may mean a lot to more and more people, but they're still just brands or acronyms
  28. Windows in South Korea: From 98.5% in 2010 to About 30% (Android Rises to Almost 50%)
    Samsung ships like a million Linux devices per day

    The corresponding text-only bulletin for Sunday contains all the text.

    Top-read articles (excluding bot/crawler visits):

    Span from 2024-05-06 to 2024-05-12
    1306 /n/2024/05/08/Microsoft_Layoffs_and_Closures_Now_Reported_in_Africa.shtml
    1229 /n/2024/05/11/GNU_Linux_Reaches_11_Market_Share_in_the_United_States_Of_Ameri.shtml
    1224 /n/2024/05/06/Tesla_Has_Become_a_Ponzi_Scheme_or_a_Meme_Stock.shtml

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