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Gnews October 2015

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Things to do

Melbourne Knowledge Week

Registrations open for 2016 Geelong

Ruxcon 2015

Open Source Developers' Conference

Tell us what's in the TPP & TPP Transparency

Free Culture

Free Software Awards

The Free Software Foundation turns 30

Video interview with Mark Shuttleworth

Free Software Foundation is celebrating thirty years

LibreOffice Turns Five

Linux Foundation Announces Training Scholarship Recipients

The Guardian artice by Richard Stallman

Jim Zemlin outlines his plans to improve open source security

FSF Campaign against Windows 10

Licencing & Open Standards

Microsoft Announces VP9 Support

Microsoft offering cloud customers support for selected Linux distros and open source software platforms on Azure.

Linux Foundation IT staff release internal IT checklists and policy guides

Intel To Make Stephen Hawking's Computer System Open Source

Open Hardware

FCC Could Ban WiFi Router Firmware Modification

Eric Raymond says the FCC must not lock down firmware!

The Right to Repair - WSJ

EPA opposed DMCA exemptions that could have revealed Volkswagen Fraud

Eben Moglen a Prophet (or just a sensible guy?)

EFF: DMCA Hinders Exposing More Software Cheats

DMCA may have let carmakers cheat

Users could have discovered cheating before the EPA did

Welcome to the era of open source cars

Security / Privacy

Data Retention

Unfortunate Gnews

Linux Kernel Dev Sarah Sharp Quits

Matthew Garrett "Forks" the Linux Kernel

Debian Dropping Linux Standard Base

AMD Confirms Vulkan Driver For Linux


GnuPG 2.1

OpenWRT 15.05

Adblock Plus Returns To Android

Netflix Open Sources Sleepy Puppy XSS Hunter

Turku backup soution

Dhewm3 update v1.4.0

Ddrescue-GUI released

Git 2.6 Release

Fdroid Client 0.96.1 released

FLIF - Free Lossless Image Format

OpenGL releases version 11.0