#FreeSoftware allows anyone to use, share, modify and redistribute software. But you are still required to follow the specific conditions of the copyright license. You cannot claim copyright to code written by others.

This is not the first instance of such false claims. It has become a trend to take Free Software, falsely and shamelessly claim as 'Made in #India', without writing even a single line of code. Beware of such frauds and promote the Free Software idea, if you notice such instances.

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Tooter.in is just copying #Free
Software and shamelessly calling it 'Made in #India'. It is made by people from around the world and shared freely.

Either they did not write even a single line or they are violating the #AfferoGPL #copyright license, which requires them to publish their changes. They are linking to original code in #gab project repos (which is a fork of #mastodon).

Even the terms of service is just copied with references to first amendment in the USA.

#tooter

I can't stand people who mistake friendliness for a weakness.

Sometimes you have to be a complete asshole just to be taken seriously - and I hate being one.

Now available for download, #UseAMaskUseTor wallpapers:

http://onionshare:sycamore-gating@nkfzff3mtf5nj2jynpikv22tbqnac6nro7iwqhg4rnqxqgnty4yizaid.onion

No donation required to download this package, but if you love these wallpapers, consider our suggested donation of $5.

"We're in a world where it might be illegal to modify the software on your own rice cooker that you bought with legal tender money. If that sounds absurd, that's because it is." t.co/80GrkbOgAz

FreeTube - free (as in freedom) YouTube client. It is something as NewPipe for desktops. You don't need to Google account to subscribe your favourite channels (FreeTube can import subscriptions from NewPipe).There are no ads and all data is store locally.

Read more: freetubeapp.io

#YouTube #FreeTube #Privacy #FreeSoftware

My Gnome Shell Setup

There was a DE show-off in @fscamp yesterday. This is an expanded version of what I presented

asd.learnlearn.in/gnome-shell-

Mobilizon is a free open source federated events platform, designed to provide a privacy-friendly alternative to Facebook Events. You can follow at:

➡️ @mobilizon

It has just left beta testing and is now ready for use. You can find out more on official sites at:

joinmobilizon.org/en

and

mobilizon.org/en

It has been designed for activists and volunteer organisations, but anyone can use it.

#Mobilizon #Mobilison #Events #Fediverse #ActivityPub #Activism #SelfHosting #FOSS #FLOSS

" could become the first state in to make it illegal for health care professionals or religious leaders to try to alter people’s or through such treatments, which have no scientific backing."

reuters.com/article/us-india-l

@Framasoft Suggestion for both #JoinMastodon and #JoinPeerTube:

Please make it so that the website suggests less populated instances first and displays a big warning against fostering big instances. This avoids what #WhatsApp and #Google did (see libreplanet.org/wiki/XMPP ), where both started as #XMPP providers but once they became big enough, they closed doors.

#FreeSoftware #FreeSW #Mastodon #ActivityPub #Fediverse #PeerTube

The amazing team behind the Free Software Camp @fscamp helped me install Debian yesterday!

"The #govt is vigorously pushing the adoption of the app through ... various coercive means, it needs to be very transparent about the whole process related to #datacollection and processing," @SFLCin @PrasanthTweets on #India's #AarogyaSetuApp issues.

businesstoday.in/current/econo

Rapid Heat-Stress Test Identifies Resilient Corals

As rising ocean temperatures threaten #coral #reefs worldwide, identifying the most heat-resilient coral colonies is crucial for conservation efforts. Typical methods require flying samples to distant laboratories and subjecting them to high temperatures for weeks. Now a new heat-stress test brings the lab to the reef, yielding results within a single day.

scientificamerican.com/article

#Biology #ClimateChange

“Women’s names have reached the system, but their voices are still far behind”

Bihar’s gender indicators show that it lags behind national averages – its female literacy rate has gone up from 37% to 50% between 2005-06 and 2015-16 but this is still below the national avg of 68.4%, according to the National Family Health Survey 2015-16. It has the worst female labour force participation rates among all states – 4.1%, against the national avg of 23.3%, according to the National Sample Survey 2017

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The in Bihar’s is gradually being fixed by for

The Women’s Reservation Bill was enacted in 1993 by bringing in the 73rd Amendment. While many Indian states reserved 33% of seats for women, the minimum as per the amendment, Bihar was the most generous – it kept 50% seats for women in local bodies. Thereafter, 19 other states offered 50% reservation.

scroll.in/article/977115/the-g

@akshay @fscamp "When there is a simultaneous onslaught on everything you believe in from all directions, you need to find something to latch on to - to give you hope and direction. For me, it has been the free software camp."

Personally speaking, I share the very same opinion. Thanks for sharing ❤

കേരളപ്പിറവി ദിനത്തിൽ മലയാളത്തിന് ഒരു പുതിയ കൈയ്യെഴുത്ത് ശൈലീ ലിപിസഞ്ചയം — “എഴുത്ത്”. ലിപി വരച്ചതു് കാലിഗ്രഫർ നാരായണ ഭട്ടതിരിയാണ്, ടൈപോഗ്രഫി ഹുസൈൻ കെഎച്, ഫോണ്ട് എൻജിനീയറിംഗ്, സാങ്കേതികത രജീഷ് കെവി.

rajeeshknambiar.wordpress.com/

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സൗത്ത് ഇന്ത്യയിലെ ആദ്യത്തെ മാസ്റ്റഡോൺ കമ്മ്യൂണിറ്റി!

ഫെഡറേറ്റഡ് സോഷ്യൽ വെബ്ബിലെ മലയാളിക്കൂട്ടം.