GNU hackers discover HACIENDA government surveillance and give us a way to fight back
GNU community members and collaborators have discovered threatening details about a five-country government surveillance program codenamed HACIENDA. The good news? Those same hackers have already worked out a free software countermeasure to thwart the program.
- Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: August 22
Richard Stallman's TEDx video: "Introduction to Free Software and the Liberation of Cyberspace"
Are you in search of an easy way to explain to others what free software is and why it matters? Or are you perhaps wondering why you yourself should be concerned about computer-user freedom? If your answer is yes, then this TEDx talk by RMS is what you're looking for!
Free Software on the final frontier: GNU Radio controls the ISEE-3 Spacecraft
Equipped with free GNU Radio software, a group of citizen scientists has contacted, controlled, and is attempting to recapture a 1970s-era satellite and bring it back into an orbit close to Earth.
- Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: August 8