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EU data protection authority confirms privacy threat in "Telecoms Package"

http://www.laquadrature.net

"Paris, January 19th. The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) released his opinion on the current state of the Telecoms Package. His views on the ePrivacy directive confirms La Quadrature's analysis: If nothing is done, article 6.6(a) will allow any company to collect and process traffic data from any Internet user, for an undetermined period of time.

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Any information

http://www.no2id.net

RMS: « The Clown regime is trying to sneak through a law to allow the government to collect, and centrally store, any information about anyone. »

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Google plans to make PCs history

http://www.guardian.co.uk

«...It is this prospect that alarms critics of Google's ambitions. Peter Brown, executive director of the Free Software Foundation, a charity defending computer users' liberties, did not dispute the convenience offered, but said: "It's a little bit like saying, 'we're in a dictatorship, the trains are running on time.' But does it matter to you that someone can see everything on your computer?

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40 Open Source Tools for Protecting Your Privacy

http://www.esecurityplanet.com

You don't need to fork over big bucks – or even any bucks – to keep your online activities and identity secret. The open source community has dozens of privacy-related projects in development, and some of them have already proven themselves to be among the best privacy protection tools available.

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Sustaining Free Culture in Social Justice and Environmental Online Communities

http://freeculture.org

"The following is a post from a guest, Ian Elwood, who has been involved in social justice movements for some time and has tried to bring the Free Software and Free Culture movements to them. We post it here because it expresses a voice in the discussion of free network services. Indymedia London recently considered questions very much like these. Ian Elwood’s thoughts follow..."

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Q&A: Richard Stallman, founder of the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation

http://www.vnunet.com

"In an exclusive interview with vnunet.com, Stallman discusses his views on free versus proprietary and open source software, social networking sites and privacy issues..."

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Firefox gets Porno Mode

http://www.daniweb.com

I guess it had to happen, after IE8 added a Porn User Mode, and now Firefox has got one as well. Is this a good thing?

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Nine Attitude Problems in Free and Open Source Software

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

I love free and open source software (FOSS). The cause -- essentially, an extension of free speech -- is one that I can get behind as a writer, and community members are not only brilliant but both passionate and practical at the same time. It's an exciting field, and the one in which I've chosen to make a career.

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Anal Data Rentention: No Thank You!

http://colonos.wordpress.com

"No Data Retention - We want to stop Data Retention of the type that is being imposed on us by the E.U. Directive 2006/24/EC because it is a preemptive surveillance of communication structures: ..."

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clearing up a little confusion about geolocation in Firefox 3.1

http://www.0xdeadbeef.com

"There has been some confusion around the Geolocation functionality that we’re including in Firefox 3.1 Beta 1. I thought I might make a short post to try and clear some of it up..."

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FSFE for Freedom not Fear

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) supports Free Software so that every citizen can play an independent, active and responsible part in our information society. However, censorship of content, violations of the principle of 'Net Neutrality' and increasing online surveillance do not fit with these goals.

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Urgent Note - Freedom not Fear

http://www.stallman.org

RMS: « Urgent Note: Support Freedom not Fear Day, a worldwide protest againts surveillance in the name of "antiterrorism". »

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French participation in “Freedom not fear”

http://www.humanrights21.org

"Tomorow, October, 11, organisations from more than 20 countries in Europe, north and south america will coordonate actions to stand up for private life and free speech, extremely threatened at the moment by political securitists post 9/11, as well as economic interests very powerfull and disrespectful of basic freedom..."

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FSFE for Freedom Not Fear

http://mailman.fsfeurope.org

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) supports Free Software so that every citizen can play an independent, active and responsible part in our information society. However, censorship of content, violations of the principle of 'Net Neutrality' and increasing online surveillance do not fit with these goals.

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Quickly encrypt and decrypt files with GPG

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Need to quickly encrypt a file or an archive? You can do this using the GPG encryption software which is installed by default on many mainstream Linux distributions.

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