Free Software Melbourne

21st July 2016

Lilly Ryan - Scientific Hooliganism

(What we can learn from the first hack in history)

City of Casey Budget

... and all the Gnews that's fit to project

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City of Casey Budget Proposal

Summary & Recap

Working Group

Gnews :: Things to do

EFF Opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership

SysAdmin Day

EFF Urges us to Fight Rule Changes Expanding Government Powers

The Internet shouldn’t have a toll booth

Tell W3C: We don't want the Hollyweb

Gnews :: Free Culture

KDE e.V. Joins Advisory Board of The Document Foundation

Community Colleges Launch Entire Degree Programs With Open Educational Resources

Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share

Mozilla Is Open-Sourcing Its New Logo Design

Pinterest Acquires Team Behind Fleksy

Gnews :: Free Software and the Australian Government

Evoting a bad idea?

Doubts about the accuracy of the Senate vote

South Australia Refuses To Stop Using An Expired, MS-DOS-Based Health Software

Gnews :: Free Software and other Governments

UN Council: Nations, Stop Switching Off the Internet!

Bulgaria Got a Law Requiring Open Source

Net Neutrality Advocates To FCC: Put the Kibosh On Internet Freebies

GitHubs's transparency report for 2015: DMCA notices removed more than 8,200 projects

Gnews :: Open Hardware / Firmware

Sony Agrees To Pay Millions To Gamers To Settle PS3 Linux Debacle

Razer has announced another Open Source Virtual Reality headset: The HDK2

Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores

Intel x86s hide another CPU that can take over your machine

Kickstarter: Omega - embedded linux for IOT

Gnews :: Releases

Release of Mesa 12.0

Red Hat Launches Ansible-Native Container Workflow

ECMAScript 2016: New Version of JavaScript Language Released

Mozilla Releases First Build of Servo

KDE Plasma 5.7 Released

Assembly Code That Took America to the Moon Now Published On GitHub

Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,'

ASP.NET Core 1.0 and Entity Framework Core 1.0, available on Linux (and apparently other niche platforms)

With Windows 10 Anniversary Update Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment can run in Windows

Gnews :: Cloud

One In Three Azure Virtual Machines Now Are Running Linux

Gnews :: Security & Privacy

Cory Doctorow: Peak Indifference

UK Police Accessed Civilian Data for Fun and Profit

FireFox helps you to segregate their online identities with "container tab"

Mozilla Is Building Context Graph, a 'Recommender System For the Web'

US Security & Privacy

FBI Is Classifying Its Tor Browser Exploit Because 'National Security'

Government Report Finds US Efforts To Regulate Encryption Have Been Flawed

Snowden Finally Identified As Target of Investigation That Ended Lavabit

Aaron Swartz Ebook's DRM Has Been Cracked

Gnews :: Distro News

Fedora 24 Released

Ubuntu-Based Peppermint 7 Released

Slackware 14.2 Released

Linux Mint 18 'Sarah' Released

Gnews :: Unfortunate Gnews

Comodo Attempting to Register 'Let's Encrypt' Trademarks

Severe Flaws Found In Libarchive Open Source Library

Linux Letting Go: 32-bit Builds On the Way Out

Save the Australian Digital Archive Trove

Gnews :: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Adios apt and yum? Ubuntu’s snap apps are coming to distros everywhere - or maybe not

Fedora QA Lead Pans Canonical 'Propaganda' On Snap Apps