After the demise of the Ubuntu Phone, Linux users appear to be placing their hopes for a mobile device on the Librem 5, a smartphone that managed to raise much more than it asked for in a crowd-funding drive. The company behind it, Purism, has said that it hopes to have phones ready next year.
Government functionaries in many countries appear to be obsessed with the idea that breaking encryption will lessen the quantum of crime – Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is but the latest to voice the need for access to encrypted communications.
The head of the developers behind the Signal messenger app, that provides end-to-end encryption, is setting up a non-profit foundation to further the making of private communication accessible and ubiquitous.
Because hardwired connections to drones, trucks, cars, phones, smart watches, etc don't make sense, that's why.
economic espionage. This spyware crap is exploitable by design. Fools. Why not just connect to the fibre backhaul ? Nobody[…]
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If only, if only, but unfortunately our politicians don't seem to have the necessary to say NO to theses rabid[…]