Putting an end to DRM helps us achieve freedom on our devices (and avoid e-waste). This is what @fsf has been fighting for! If you are able, please donate before July 8 and help us reach our spring goal. Read more how you can help fight for : u.fsf.org/3m4

To truly have the right to collaborate, repair, and live more sustainably, we need freedom for computer users. This includes putting an end to DRM! If you are able, please donate before July 8 and help us reach our spring goal. Let's achieve and together!

[S]afeguarding repair will help people who rely on wheelchairs [... by] giving them time to fight for the deep structural changes the sector so desperately, obviously needs. Read more at u.fsf.org/3m5

Read about the injustices of in wheelchairs and what some are doing about it. Share the story with a friend to help their cause! u.fsf.org/3m5

Robin Bouldoc asks, “Why can’t the local bicycle shop change the flat tire on our wheelchair?” Read more at u.fsf.org/3m5 Article published by @eff

[T]he DRM in wheelchairs prevents wheelchair users and independent technicians from diagnosing routine problems with the chairs’ electronics. It also stops wheelchair users from making routine adjustments to their wheelchairs [...] Read more at u.fsf.org/3m5

"Skimming news reports, some optimists may think they’ll soon be able to send their existing Kobo, Apple, or Nook books to Kindles since those other brands use ePub. But in many cases will still get in the way..." Read the full article: u.fsf.org/3m1 from @Teleread

We've been hearing the news about Microsoft's persistent issues with Xbox server outages. The real persistent issue is that your console phones home to its overlord to ask if you can play a game in the first place.

For some reason, now and perhaps more than ever, we still feel the need to remind the public that "intellectual property" is a bogus concept, grouping multiple **completely unrelated** sets of laws. Please read u.fsf.org/3l7 and share the word!

The Defective by Design campaign noted years ago that is a "global but decidedly not grassroots event." That's because it serves big businesses whereas is grassroots!

"But think about the artists!" is a favorite refrain of enthusiasts (aka corporations.) Hear from one of our DBD guest writers about how totally cramped his style: u.fsf.org/1rx

Hey, organizers: If you really want to "innovate for a better future," stop slapping on media, then encourage the use of free culture licenses instead.

They say "rights," we say "restrictions" are not for your digital *rights*, they are *restrictions* imposed on you. Celebrate your own intellect by staying away from DRM this

Let's eliminate DRM! This weekend's presenter Denis Carikli presented this awesome slide for his talk "Replicant: Struggle for independence." The conference is still going live right now. Check it out at u.fsf.org/3ir

sighting at this year's Check out a summary of yesterday's talks on the @fsf Web site at u.fsf.org/3iu Read about Free Software, which is one important step toward ending DRM!

Law School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Panos Alevropoulos, gave a talk for today's annual @fsf conference on "The state of software patents in 2022." This is a screenshot image from his talk.

What is defective by design? This is: u.fsf.org/3ik "RTX 3060 software drivers are designed to detect specific attributes of the Ethereum cryptocurrency mining algorithm, and limit the hash rate, or cryptocurrency mining efficiency, by around 50 percent." @nvidia

NVIDIA's graphics drivers include telemetry and artificially slow the execution of algorithms they don't like. In other words, they're defective by design. u.fsf.org/3ij

Some might have forgotten about Intel and its relationship with DRM -- we didn't. Don't let DRM issues be swept under the rug. That's how DRM perpetuates. u.fsf.org/3i2

? No thanks. Let us know when you can really share that media in a way that doesn't trample our freedom.

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