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When Free Software and free speech clash, controversy ensues. We talk about Mastodon’s recent conundrum. Plus a packed news section including Blender, XPS machines, reproducibility, GNOME malware, and more.
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Free Software and free speech
With Gab recently switching to a Mastodon base, an old debate has emerged. The Mastodon project has taken steps to isolate Gab and F-droid has taken a similar position.
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