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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Jun 25, 2024

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Updated This Past Day

  1. The "Other" SPLC
    You know you're winning the debate when censorship is explored
  2. Microsoft: By Default, Destroy Linux
    Here is what the very "polite" Microsoft Boccassi had to say
  3. Perens on a Stick
    Remember what Novell did and how few (barely anyone) sided with Novell
  4. Andrew Tanenbaum Gets an Award for His Work on MINIX
    ACM one week ago
  5. Twitter's Fall to Irrelevancy in Europe
    Musk bought a dud
  6. [Meme] 'Useless' Kids of EPO Examiners
    malnourished?
  7. Granting Loads of Monopolies in Europe (to Foreign Corporations of Epic Size and Far Too Much Power Inside Europe) is Vastly More Important Than Raising European Kids Properly?
    "Efficiency" first? Whose? Corporations or families? No wonder so many young families are hesitant to have any kids these days; that's particularly true in east Asia and also in north America, not just Europe
  8. Techrights in the Coming Decade: The Free Speech (Online) Angle
    Free speech is a fundamental tenet of a free society

    New

  9. Staying the Course
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  10. The 'All-Seeing' Microsoft Eye
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  11. Links 24/06/2024: Long COVID and "How I Write Blogs"
    Links for the day
  12. Allegations That Microsoft is Covering Up Employee Dissatisfaction and Using a Survey to Catch 'Risk' to the Cult Mentality
    This favours or gradually socially-engineers a company for sociopathy
  13. 'Linux Hint' Inactive for Nearly a Month (It Used to be Very Active)
    Their Twitter account hasn't been active for a long time and it's not too clear what's going on
  14. An Unexpected GNU/Linux Trend
    Burkina Faso is changing and not just politically
  15. Android (Linux) at New Highs in Burkina Faso, Now Measured at 72% (Windows Was Measured at 98% 15 Years Ago)
    based on this month's estimates
  16. With 0.76% for ChromeOS and 3.7% for GNU/Linux (4.5% Total) Burkina Faso Approaches 5% for 'Linux'
    More if one counts Android as "Linux"
  17. Gemini Links 24/06/2024: Being Dull and OpenSSH Autoban
    Links for the day
  18. EPO Issues in The Hague
    a report dated 4 days ago about a meeting that took place 12 days ago
  19. [Meme] Garbage in, Garbage Out (EPO Patent Quality)
    "Get back to work"
  20. When the Employer Makes You Too Sick to Go to Work (New EPO Document)
    "registering when you are sick"
  21. [Meme] Putin's Red Flags
    Firefox ESR or Firefox USSR
  22. The Corporate/Mainstream Media and Even Social Control Media is Distorting the Record About What Mozilla Actually Did (It Originally Surrendered to Vladimir Putin)
    Mozilla being avoided for purely technical reasons (sites not being compatible with it) is one thing. Foolishly, Mozilla is giving people more political reasons to also shun Mozilla. This is suicide.
  23. GNU/Linux Up Some More This Morning, Windows Down Sharply Even in Rich Countries
    Microsoft is in trouble in the Muslim world
  24. United Arab Emirates (UAE) Rising... Towards 5% for ChromeOS and GNU/Linux
    the latest numbers show it growing from about 0.1% to around 2.4% for GNU/Linux, plus 2.01% for Chromebooks (ChromeOS), i.e. about 5% in total.
  25. Links 24/06/2024: New Research, New Attacks on Justices Sceptical of Patent Maximalists, European Commission for Copyright Maximalists
    Links for the day
  26. [Meme] 12 Years a Fedora Volunteer
    IBM gives me a 'free' Fedora badge as recognition
  27. IBM Slavery: Not a New Problem
    When IBM got rid of Ben Cotton it showed the world how much it valued Fedora
  28. Why They Want to Abolish Master/Slave Terminology (Because This is What They're Turned Free Software Into)
    It used to be about community; GAFAM turned that into exploitation and worse
  29. Roy and Rianne's Righteously Royalty-free RSS Reader (R.R.R.R.R.R.) Version 0.2 is Released
    They say summer "officially" started some days ago
  30. Torvalds' Number Two Quit Linux a Decade Ago and Has Since Then Earned an Honorary Doctorate
    Revisiting Fuzix and Alan Cox
  31. GNU/Linux Reaches All-Time High in Tunisia
    Based on statCounter
  32. Over at Tux Machines...
    GNU/Linux news for the past day
  33. IRC Proceedings: Sunday, June 23, 2024
    IRC logs for Sunday, June 23, 2024

    New

  34. You Know the Microsoft Products Really Suck When...
    "Qualcomm and Microsoft go 'beyond the call of duty' to stop independent Copilot+ PC reviews"
  35. IBM and "Regime Change"
    Change of regime is not the same as freedom
  36. Microsoft Windows in Nicaragua: From 98% to Less Than 25%
    Operating System Market Share Nicaragua
  37. Techrights in the Coming Decade: The Community Angle
    Somebody needs to call them out on their BS
  38. Techrights in the Coming Decade: The Software Angle
    Gemini Protocol has just turned 5 - i.e. roughly the same age as our Git repositories
  39. Techrights in the Coming Decade: The Patent Angle
    Next month marks 10 years since we began covering EPO leaks
  40. Wookey, Intrigeri, Cryptie & Debian pseudonyms beyond Edward Brocklesby
    Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock

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

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

    Span from 2024-06-18 to 2024-06-24
    1398 /n/2024/06/17/Jean_Pierre_Giraud_Possible_Forgeries_Debian_elections_judgment.shtml
    1187 /n/2024/06/17/12_Days_Have_Passed_Since_the_Edward_Brocklesby_Revelations_and.shtml
    1040 /n/2024/06/24/Torvalds_Number_Two_Quit_Linux_a_Decade_Ago_and_Has_Since_Then_.shtml
    955 /n/2024/06/20/Links_20_06_2024_Somali_Piracy_Surges_Juneteenth_Discussed.shtml

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