Whether or not foreign governments are planning on manipulating our election results in November, it’s past time we started taking the security of electronic voting seriously.
Even if it turns out that the FBI’s suspicions that Russian government forces are behind the hacking of the Democratic party turn out to […]
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Civil disobedience gets its due with the creation of a special award that was announced at last week’s Forbidden Research symposium at MIT.
News & Analysis
As one whose early early political education, after I was old enough to quit listening to my father and think for myself, came largely from […]
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Also included: LinuxQuestions.org has a birthday, six new distro releases, Ubuntu considering dropping 32-bit support and the feds were after Snowden.
FOSS Week in Review
Happy birthday America. And happy birthday to LinuxQuestions.org. America, more correctly known as United States of America since we’re not the only country on this big […]
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You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand what’s wrong with the proposed federal court updates to Rule 41.
Anyone who’s even halfway following the news of the proposed updates to Rule 41 probably can’t help but be struck by the irony of the situation. It’s actually humorous, in a Vonnegutian […]
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While North Carolina’s HB2, the so called ‘bathroom bill,’ has already had a major negative economic effect on the state’s economy, it’s doubtful it will have much impact on the two major open source conferences held in the state.
At this point, how much effect the continuing economic backlash caused by the North Carolina General […]
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The FOSS Force Poll
The results of our “Apple vs. the FBI” encryption poll are in. Most of our readers agree with Apple CEO Tim Cook’s decision to stand up to the FBI.
Often when we run a poll on FOSS Force, the results only go to confirm what we already know. Our […]
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