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Lives in South San Francisco, CA
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When we think about personal computing, our operating system is increasingly an important consideration in regards to privacy and security. Our operating system, PureOS, is based upon Debian which is well regarded for it's private and secure nature. Want to keep your data private? Give us a look. https://puri.sm
“Just got my Librem, the most legit build quality of any freeos focused laptop I've ever seen. Way to go @Puri_sm this is how you do it”. quote-pic-digitalmentat. Parnell Springmeyer (source). 2016-11-08T22:19:01+00:00. Parnell Springmeyer (source). quote-pic-digitalmentat. “Just got my Librem, ...
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This is an interesting development from ProtonMail
ProtonMail adds Tor onion site to fight risk of state censorship
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Purism developer @KaKaRoToKS continues his series on porting Coreboot to our Librem laptops.

https://puri.sm/posts/librem-13-coreboot-report-january-12-2017/
Hello again Purists! I've made some progress on the coreboot port to the Librem 13 v1 hardware. logic-analyzer_and_probes You probably remember that my initial post about coreboot development was mostly about the v2 hardware and all the mistakes I made while getting familiar with BIOS ...
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Great choice by the folks Kodi who make one of the best open source apps.
Kodi 18 to Be Dubbed "Leia."
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Why open source?
9 reasons to certify your products as open source hardware
Learn how and why you may want to start using the Open Source Hardware Certification logo on an open source hardware product.
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Inkscape 0.92 Open-Source SVG Graphics Editor Arrives with Exciting New Features
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Sometimes we get asked about Purism's stance on data collection.

Quite simply: We. Do. Not. Want. To. Monitor. You.
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"Make no mistake: privacy, liberty, and accountability are not partisan issues."
Another great @EFF post.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/01/our-100-day-plan
The Trump presidency starts Friday. Here is the Electronic Frontier Foundation's agenda. In a matter of days, the United States will enter a new era. On Friday, President Elect Donald J. Trump will swear the oath of office, pledging to uphold the Constitution. But as EFF has learned in the course of defending our fundamental rights over four American presidencies, our civil liberties need an independent defense force.
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Papa's Got a Brand New NAS | Linux Journal
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Congress Must Pass Long-Delayed Email Privacy Bill
It’s time for Congress to put an end to a glaring loophole in privacy law. Thanks to the wording in a more than 30-year-old law, the papers in your desk are better protected than the emails in your inbox. Congress can fix that by finally passing the Email Privacy Act, reintroduced in the House by Reps.
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These are available on F-Droid as well
10 open source task management and time tracking applications for Android
Enjoy 10 open source apps for your Android phone that can help you get organized, keep track of the time you have spent on a task, and make sure you meet your deadlines.
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Lots of great advice here:
50 ways to avoid getting hacked in 2017
Paul Simon rounded up 50 ways to lose a lover, and we round up 50 ways to secure your systems.
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Privacy-respecting computers.
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Purism is a company based in San Francisco, devoted to bringing software freedom and independence to everyone’s personal computing experience.

As a leading manufacturer of premium-quality, freedom-focused laptops and tablets, Purism creates powerful devices meant to protect users’ digital lives without requiring a compromise on ease of use.

Purism designs and assembles its hardware in the United States, carefully selecting internationally sourced components to be privacy-respecting and fully Free-Software-compliant.

Security and privacy-centric features come built-in with every product Purism makes, making security and privacy the simpler, logical choice for consumers.
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Raised $980,000 in crowdfunding, shipped two computers in year one.
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  • School of hard knocks, CS department
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