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And should we win the day, the 4th of July will no longer be known as an American holiday,

Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution -- but from annihilation.

Perhaps its fate that today is the 4th of July, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom

15 years ago, EFF's @doctorow told Microsoft:

1. That DRM systems don't work

2. That DRM systems are bad for society

3. That DRM systems are bad for business

4. That DRM systems are bad for artists

5. That DRM is a bad business-move

He was right.

vice.com/en_us/article/3k3wkk/

How acceptable is it to ask someone to CW something in the fediverse? Or rather, tweets about a certain academic?

Join us if you'd like to attend and/or help to organize a climate grief event in Austin around the edges of the SAA/CoSA meeting landscapelibrarian.com/climate

@rafial This can't be overstated.

DRM has ZERO benefit for the consumer. It it is 100% for the benefit of the megacorps and is often hostile to normal use-cases of the buyer, such as in this case where a buyer wants it to, you know, exist.

Mobilizon blows past €50,000 funding goal, 10 days left

Framasoft is gearing up for their next big fediverse project, which is an events platform intended to replace Facebook Events. wedistribute.org/2019/06/mobil

Web archiving source code :eyethink:

In this next update from our project, Genevieve explores 3 web archiving tools with examples of how some folx are using these existing tools/approaches for capturing source code 📃

Give it a read here: investigating-archiving-git.gi

The UK initiative 'Ada Lovelace Day' who's supporting women & girls in STEM are in need of some additional funding! gofundme.com/save-ada-lovelace

@remram44 and I saw top nachos and Nerf herder tonight and it was so rad

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