Phasing out XMPP

Earlier this week we started phasing out XMPP as our preferred means of internal instant communication. Today, we shut down our existing openfire installation. We moved to a different means of communication which, as each other piece of software, has its flaws and drawbacks but in total seems to meet more needs of our users.

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Windows 10, GNU and actual “open-ness”?

Business as usual, one could say… All along with the announcement of Microsoft Windows 10 being released, I found an FSF statement on Windows 10 in my inbox, boiling down to what I by now consider the usual statements, like outlining that privacy and personal freedom is important, that it is important to choose software

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