@slp Honestly, if you don't find Telegram's unwillingness (over the years, this isn't new) to adopt a sane crypto policy a bit fishy, you weren't paying attention.
Users: "We want multidevice, always-on, end-to-end encryption, like OMEMO."
Telegram: "Here you have Image Search."
Users: "That's nice, but we'd really like to have encryp..."
Telegram: "Hey, we have new stickers!"
Users: "But good crypt..."
Telegram: "Chat Backgrounds."
GNOME 3.32 is due to be released this March, and the theme this cycle is 𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗠𝗔𝗡𝗖𝗘! Check out some of the upcoming optimizations being made GNOME Shell and Mutter:
Last night I've published the first version of flatkvm, a tool to easily run @FlatpakApps isolated with QEMU/KVM.
Still an alpha, but the basic functionality is already there.
Pavel states that telegram is opensource, while it's actually *not*.
It's such an open and shameless lie, that one should ask, where else does he lie to me?
''In 2005, Pavel completed his training at the Faculty of Military Studies of St. Petersburg State University with a specialization in Propaganda and Psychological Warfare. While training with the Faculty of Military Studies, he served as Platoon Commander of the Philology Department. Upon completion, he was awarded the title of Lieutenant of the Reserve Force. Immediately after graduating in 2006, Pavel created the social network Vkontakte.ru''
We need reviewers for new apps submitted as Merge Requests to #FDroid. There are over 40 pending MRs:
Why Telegram is not secure.
The Bitcoin and Ethereum mining networks combined consume (waste?) more energy than Greece. https://digiconomist.net/ethereum-energy-consumption
Amazing talk about SiliVaccine, a North Korean (fishy) antivirus based on illegally obtained Trend Micro software code.
The nice folks behind Conversations.im (IMHO, the best IM service/client for Android) have released Quciksy, a variant which synchronizes contacts using your phone number (like WhatsApp).
If you have a few minutes to spare, take a look at it: