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‘Refer a Friend’ Ransomware Program

Popcorn Time lock screen

A new, under development ransomware called Popcorn Time has a “refer a friend” option meant to appeal to the victim’s worst instincts.

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Saying Goodbye to Net Neutrality Under Trump

Net Neutrality

One of the things we can expect to see after Trump takes office in January is the demise of Net Neutrality, which some say will signal the end of a free Internet.

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System 76 Talks With Ubuntu, WordPress Ups Game and More…

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Also included: Fedora community says goodbye to Matthew Williams, Solus gets a new package build system, end-of-life for Fedora 23 and IoT security.

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When Slashdot Was the Hub for FOSS News and Discussion

Slashdot Timothy Lord

The original Slashdot crew was declared redundant in early 2016 by the site’s latest owner, Slashdot Media. Timothy Lord was the last of the early Slashdot editors to be let go, and has posted more […]

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Needed: A Linux Three in One Distro

Linux desktop, Chromebook, mobile distro

If FOSS is to have a future, we must embrace both mobile and the Chromebook model and develop a distro that’s equally at home on a phone, a low resource cloud based computer and on […]

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