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I'm looking to set my partner up with a soft wallet for storing primarily . Personally I use a hard wallet, but want to see what the best options are for trusted, secure software on a machine running . Also need app options for .

Lets try this again now that i fixed the public rooms on my XMPP server...i'll leave the original post intact.

Alright so since no one came forward to do it i'm gonna do as i said.

(Talking about this

I have created a room on my XMPP server ( ) that anyone is free to join. If you need an XMPP account i can help you out there as well.

So the plan is to pick a book and read it over the month of December. Then around the end of December we hop in the room and discuss just like a real book club. I like the idea of using text chat because then time zones don't matter as much since everyone can pop in and say what they want at anytime. I realize December can be a busy month so this first run might be a little more flexible we shall see. Also depending on everyone's reading speed. No one will be rushed.

What i was thinking was taking the next couple weeks or so to pick a book. As i said in my last post it's a high requirement that the book be DRM free. I've been looking around here

and there are quite a few good places to pick up some DRM free books. Some directly from the author so even better.

Just as some ideas/starting points i was looking at this site

seems to have quite a few books that might be interesting.

Then this book store also has a large selection of DRM free books

Some of them are just like university text books and such but there are some interesting looking book series even. Like this one

Anyways feel free to join and we can try and agree on a book. I did not want to just pick a book flat out i wanted to give anyone who was going to join the chance to help decide. If that proves to not work then i'll probably just pick one.

I do hope people join in. I will place the name of the room in an unlisted comment on this post since Pleroma likes to break the xmpp URI(At least for me. Maybe it's husky we shall see).

I'm also creating a group @fediversebookclub if anyone wants to follow that i'll tag it in all updates.


Anyone else using Mailfence for private and secure ? I used to use them as my primary before discovering @protonmail. I've recently paid for Mailfence account so I can set up SMTP on my site ( Haven't managed to get working yet, however...

Today, we released Cover Your Tracks (formerly Panopticlick), which aims to make browser fingerprinting and tracking more understandable to the average user. Check it out today!

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Who enjoys irony?

My new course features learning about @torproject, their mission, how can be used to protect your , circumvent censorship etc.

As soon as one of my friends tries to enter the course on her company network, it's blocked due to being in their 'Anonymizer Category'.

Is there anyone out there using the Pinephone for daily use so far? How are you finding it?

2. Let me know if you'd like me to create an account for you on the freelearning site. I can add you as a user and send you your details via DM, Signal, Element, email (incl. PGP), etc. This will mean you can properly log in as a learner, track your progress across modules, submit feedback etc. and you'll be able to self-enrol on any future freelearning courses.

The course is here:

I may post some demos tomorrow.

Let me know if you have any questions. - 2/2

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I'm pleased to announce my course is now live and free for all to access. If you're interested in taking the course, you have 2 OPTIONS:

1. Go to the URL provided below and log in as a guest. This is the easiest method, but will lack features like the ability to submit feedback and track your progress through the course. Guest access is only really meant for previewing content, and doesn't provide the full learner experience. So I recommend...

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"Hackers intuitively understand something many computer users donโ€™t--ownership is not about possession, itโ€™s about control...The illusion that Apple users have control over their computers was briefly disturbed this week..."

Join EFF Senior Researcher Dave Maass and privacy advocate Madison Vialpandoโ€”at the annual Aaron Swartz Day and International Hackathonโ€”as they lead a virtual session on the Atlas of Surveillance project.

My younger brother just gave me a 5th Gen Kindle Fire that he just replaced. I've been looking all over the internet for resources that could help me install Linux on it but the internet is failing me tonight.

Does anybody here have experience or links I can click that relate to installing Linux on the device? If so, please fire a reply my way.


Blog post time ๐ŸŽ‰

Keyoxide Project Update #1

Been a bit busy lately: creating a non-profit foundation, getting a grant and releasing a #node library! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Oh, and there's a Keyoxide Matrix room now! ๐Ÿคฉ

#keyoxide #decentralized #identity #doip

We have raised ยฃ2.5k to challenge the ICO to take action against illegal, creepy #adtech โ€” Please donate to help us fight this industry!

The developers of Signal are currently doing a user survey:

I told them that I really like the app but also that I would like:
a) Signal on @fdroidorg
b) a proper desktop client
c) no data stored in "secure enclaves"

Maybe you'd like to tell them, too?


Gitea allows you to login with #openid and I would like to evaluate what the advantages are and how to set it up, both from client and server perspective (on gitea this last bit is in the docs).

All the information I come across just breathe "it's-complicated" and serve to confuse me.

What OpenID clients do you use, and do you use them to access #gitea, #gitlab #github etc.?

#LibreOffice is our everyday go-to for spreadsheets and documents. Why use products from #privacy invading big tech companies, when there is a legit #opensource alternative with a rapid development cycle?

Better yet, you can be part of the change to smaller tech:

Make the decision to use #foss products.

And if youโ€™re planning on helping others protect themselves online, weโ€™ve got resources to help! Our Security Education Companion has lesson plans, guides, graphics, and more to help you communicate the complex ideas that can help others stay secure:

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