“OSS compliance with privacy by default and design” – Cristina DeLisle (conf.tube)
Privacy is becoming more and more central in shaping the future of tech and the data protection legislation has contributed significantly to making this happen. Privacy by default and design are core principles that are fundamental to how software should be envisioned. The GDPR that came into the spotlight has a strong case to become a standard even outside European borders, influencing the way we protect personal data. However its impact might be, its implementation is still in its infancy. OSS has found itself facing the situation and one aspect which is particularly interesting on the tech side is how to incorporate the principles of privacy by default and design into the software that we build.

Hard to follow due to a lot of head movement without the mic following but a very important topic and interesting talk about especially in combination with the and


Hat tip @sl007@mastodon.social

https://mastodon.nzoss.nz/@lightweight/105117057014051487 by Dave LaneDave Lane (mastodon.nzoss.nz)
Ok , after months of not having commenting on my blog (having decided that using Disqus was not compatible with my #FOSS values), I've finally decided to use native Drupal commenting, including reply notification and moderation. Seems to work quite well! Only downside: I can't easily import the hist...

@lightweight@mastodon.nzoss.nz Huh, wow. I haven’t seen a blog with in a long time so I got curious if it supports Webmentions (my favourite way for comments next to comments via social media backfeed). Turns out there is a plugin by @swentel@realize.be (who is also the author of Indigenous for Android).

This means [probably] whopping awesome support in Drupal ( included) which I was not aware of:


I’m intrigued. Mebbe I should give Drupal a try.

WordPress in der Matrix by Matthias PfefferleMatthias Pfefferle (notiz.blog)
Kombination von WordPress und Matrix Logo Automattic, die Firma des WordPress Gründers Matt Mullenweg und Betreiber von WordPress.com, hat gerade indirekt das Matrix Protokoll mit 5 Millionen Dollar finanziert. Das Matrix Protokoll wird oft in einem Atemzug mit ActivityPub genannt und scheint auch ...

Why not both?

Zugegeben, ich kenne Matrix bisher auch nur aus dem IM, doch wollte ich ActivityPub nicht mehr weg denken. Das Plugin von dir ist der Hammer @pfefferle@mastodon.social!

Abgesehen davon macht das Fediverse [zumindest bei mir] heutzutage die meisten Interaktionen mit Menschen aus. Das gefällt mir.

Mastodon on Bridgy by Ryan BarrettRyan Barrett (snarfed.org)
https://snarfed.org/mastodon_elephant_curious.png https://snarfed.org/mastodon_elephant_curious.png Mastodon is now on Bridgy! Both backfeed and publish (aka POSSE) are fully supported. Feel free to try them out! And let me know if you hit any bugs, problems, or missing features. (If you’re alread...

Very cool. Now I just need a way to subscribe to my feed via Microsub 🤔