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How Panther’s Paw Publications is publishing its Dalit books during, and against, the pandemic

Yogesh Maitreya is the founder and sole staff member of this publisher of Dalit literature.

Can open sometimes be too open? Here's a post about what the @gnome community wish it didn't do when deploying its @matrix instance, and how it's going to fix it.

More than the delight of seeing the sound application of legal principles, what was moving was the sense of triumph one felt internally;as an ordinary citizen it was empowering & uplifting. A sense of solidarity was felt with the 3 fellow citizens, who suffered grave injustice.

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Importantly, court has reaffirmed the fundamental right to protest and said inflammatory speeches, chakka-jam etc as part of protests won't be "terrorist acts" under UAPA.

It didn't mince words while saying that the State was anxious to curb dissent.


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The Court has defined the narrow scope of "terrorist act" under UAPA and has said that every law and order issue can't be a UAPA offence.

It reminded the trial courts that they should not stop judicial application of mind just because govt had sanctioned invocation of #UAPA. 2/n

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It's exhilarating to read the Delhi High Court judgments granting bail to Asif Iqbal Tanha, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita. The Court has exposed the loopholes in the conspiracy theory projected by the Delhi police to deligitimize anti-CAA protests. 1/n


The Debian Project hosts all its development IRC channels on and also has a thriving community on The Debian Project no longer has control of #debian on the freenode IRC network. We thank the former freenode staff for their tireless work over many years. Please read for more information about Debian IRC channels.

I am delighted to launch the 'Libre Tech Shop' - a unique shop for products that respect your freedom to learn, hack, extend and do things yourself.

Check out the online shop at:

The background story behind this launch:

Here - you'll be able to buy liberated computers, hackable mechanical keyboards, private and secure home automation solutions, wireless routers, spare parts and much more.


Irritated with pre-installed Google apps in your Android phone and not able to uninstall them?

FSMI launches a campaign to De-Googlify your android mobiles, here is a guide on how to do it.

Enough surveillance! let's stop feeding the #SurveillanceCapitalism monster


RT @jishnu7
Just released Indic Keyboard v3.3.

There are so many new fixes and improvements, so much so that it won't fit in a tweet.

"A team of amazing volunteers has created a huge open-source library of over 600 free-to-use icons for healthcare projects. Amazing effort to create a public good for the world." 😍 💊 💉

Project coordinated by Daniel Burka, who is asking the community to spread the word.


"The only way to truly think independently is to have enough knowledge to spot the hidden assumptions that underwrite your current views."


RT @sonaliranade
Who is the better leader: Modi or @RahulGandhi ?

I forgot to mention that the Libre Tech Shop is 100% LibreJs compliant.

That was my first criteria for choosing an e-commerce framework. The choice Wordpress + Woocommerce enabled me to add LibreJs headers to all the javascript code (all of which was free/libre software already!).

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Hello, free software community. This is a new libre software oriented computer shop opened in India by @abhas. You can think it is similar to ThinkPenguin and Technoethical in US and Europe but in India instead. Currently, it ships only in India but you can see everything about it is awesome. I think you will be interested.

@fsf @fsfe @fsfi @fsftn @kde @gnome

Friends: @mikegerwitz @strypey @lightweight @selea @redstarfish @arh @praveen

#FreeSoftware #Hardware #Computer

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