With Jesse away it’s just Joe and the Irish this time. A good step forward for open hardware, Firefox is almost good now, kernel security politics, FSF mockery, a debate about licences, and more.



RISC-V arrives!

Firefox 57 Quantum and the Yahoo debacle

Firefox 58 anti-fingerprint etc.

Android kernel & SOCs looking a bit rosier

Linus gets heated about kernel security, then calmly explains his position, Others act like children

Gifts positive in the freedom dimension

New magazine from the Raspberry Pi Foundation – Hackspace



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Copyleft vs permissive licences

Listener Jeffrey Bouter asked about where we stand on FOSS licensing.





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