California-based game company Blizzard bans pro esports player and confiscates his prize money after he voices support for Hong Kong protesters: https://www.businessinsider.de/blizzard-bans-esports-player-blitzchung-supporting-hong-kong-protests-interview-2019-10
This shows once again why we must keep fighting for freedom of speech. As consumers, we can show companies that values matter. Leave big tech behind and choose services that respect you and your right to privacy and freedom of speech: https://tutanota.com/blog/posts/how-to-leave-google-gmail/
In response to the President Trump (USA)'s executive order blocking all commercial and non-commercial property transactions with Venezuela, Adobe has begun cancelling accounts belonging to Venezuelans.
Regardless of this being a continued embargo, this is a lesson to be learned to never trust software which makes it obligatory to register an account in order to use the features of that software.
]BREAKING] The Mastodon Network has been crippled by a Wasabi outage, leaving people unable to post memes.
"F*ck this, I'm going back to Facebook" one man said, desperate for boomer memes.
We are monitoring the situation. #FNN
It's the latest This Week in Matrix! Lots of big releases this week: Synapse 1.4.0, Riot-web 1.4.0 (no relation), Slack bridge 1.0.0 and more, go read: https://matrix.org/blog/2019/10/04/this-week-in-matrix-2019-10-04
It’s landed! Synapse 1.4.0 is here, crammed full of data privacy features. Check out the blog post, and be sure to take a look at the upgrade notes for this one. https://matrix.org/blog/2019/10/03/synapse-1-4-0-released
Happy Friday? It definitely is! Check out This Week in Matrix, it's got all the latest news about #matrix and #decentralisation, and features a great video chat about progress and plans for bridging with Slack, IRC and more https://matrix.org/blog/2019/09/20/this-week-in-matrix-2019-09-20 PLUS new server ranking table!
The progress of #pinephone hardware
from left to right: Project Anakin, Project Don't be evil and the final hardware