Industrial Panorama (1953) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

TruthSocial, Fediblock, pol adjacent 

As you may have seen in the news today, Trump's media team has set up their own social network "Truth Social".

What they aren't admitting is it's actually just a Mastodon instance with all the Mastodon branding removed, including all of the messages acknowledging that it is FOSS, as required by the software's free open source licence. This is breaking the terms of the licence, and is essentially stealing the software from the volunteer community which made it.

This kind of behaviour cannot be accepted by anyone who believes in FOSS. Keeping to the requirements of a FOSS licence is fundamental to building software together. If powerful people get away with stealing FOSS, people may be reluctant to build FOSS in the first place.

Hopefully someone will take legal action, but in the meantime we can block these instances in case they try to federate:

truthsocial.com
tmediatech.io

#Fediverse #Fediblock #TruthSocial #Trump #MastoAdmin #Mastodon

Canal bridge (1944) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Flowers in a window (1956) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Britain at Play (1943) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Country Lane (1914) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Portrait of the Artist’s Mother (1912) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Arden’s Farm, Swinton (1909) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

The #OpenBSD webzine issue #2 is online!

It's dedicated to OpenBSD 7.0 released today :)

webzine.puffy.cafe/issue-2.htm

Swinton Mos (1922) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

EU to ban anonymous domains and “whois privacy” services. The LIBE Committee supports indiscriminatory identification of domain registrants incl. your phone number:

patrick-breyer.de/en/cybersecu
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View of a Town (1936) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

🇬🇧 #Cybersecurity: EU to ban anonymous websites and “whois privacy” services. The LIBE Committee supports indiscriminatory identification of domain holders incl. your phone number in Whois: patrick-breyer.de/en/cybersecu

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The Bedroom, Pendlebury (1940) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Portrait of the Artist’s Father (1910) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Clifton Junction, Morning (1910) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

Bad actors are abusing large, open-registration, low-moderation Mastodon instances in order to provide direction to the Vidar Stealer trojan horse, which steals passwords, credit card details, bitcoin wallets, etc.

If you run a large, open-registration, low-moderation instance, please consider changing at least one of those qualities.

bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

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