Key Update

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I’m a fossil, apparently. My oldest PGP key dates back to 1997, so around the time when GnuPG just got started – and I switched to it early. Over the years I’ve been working a lot with GnuPG, which perhaps isn’t surprising. Werner Koch has been one of the co-founders of theĀ Free Software Foundation Europe [...]

Freedom in the “cloud”?

It’s come to the point that I was asked to explain what I consider necessary prerequisites for an open, free, sustainable approach towards what is often called “The Cloud” or also “Software as a Service” (SaaS).

To be honest, it took some time for me to make up my mind on the matter, and [...]

Catching up with the backblog

As you will have noticed, FSFE had some issues with its previous blogging platform.

In theory, they should have been resolved much earlier, but as Yogi Berra correctly stated: “In theory, there is no difference between practice and theory. In practice, there is.” Personnel issues, high-priority overrides of the personal and professional kind, everything seemed [...]