And the conclusion: if only #mozilla were to have had to deal with this before, I’m sure they would have been more prepared this time.. right?
It would appear that wasn’t the case, because this is the second this is happening _in a row_, the last time being exactly three years ago, when the now-expired intermediary certificate was created, as evidenced by this following bug report: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1267318
PS: Thanks to @email@example.com for pointing out the similarities!
#mozilla just announced in the bug report that they “should” have fixed it by extending the existing certificate’s lifetime (yes, that’s possible) and that it’s being rolled out now..
So that’s almost 9 hours to a fix? Big oof. 😵
You know, what has me concerned to most about this #firefox certificate issue isn’t that it happened.. things break, people fuck up, „Everything fails all the time“. It’s that it’s been 4 hours, and it still isn’t fixed 🤔
That’s a fairly terrible MTTR.
@bitboxer Sounds like you caught the Expanse fever 😄
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@purism And that's not all of it. The FAQ also states that once you've reached your 1GB (basic) or 2GB (paid plan) quota, Purism is going to delete "older" messages to make room for the newly arrived content ..
Yes, they're literally going to delete your archives once you're spilling over
"How much mail can I store? How many images can I post?"
"Can legal requests from authorities see my data?"
I would still commend @purism for the librem.one platform, however, did you know they're bound to delete any and all unencrypted data (that includes chat messages and email!) after _30 days_ as to not expose them to authorities requesting information?
While I understand the intent, you're in for a terrible reckoning once your users are losing their emails after 30, let alone their chat messages ..
It seems Purism is planning on reverting this decision/code, see https://source.puri.sm/liberty/smilodon/merge_requests/4#note_30220. As I haven't seen nor had reports of problematic behaviour from the librem.one instance I will not block it but will revisit this decision regularly (every week?) until there's either no reason anymore because they accept reports again, or because I got tired of waiting and no progress was visible. /cc @Drezil @uniporn
@purism @Purism While I'm all for decentralisation and moving away from malicious corporate entities, I don't really like how it's made to seem as if every service on librem.one is something made by Purism. The technical specifications do say what protocol is being used but not the underlying software and I think that's an underhanded way to go about it.
At least say LibremSocial is Mastodon, LibremTunnel is PIA, LibremMail is any old mail server with tight GPG integration & K-9 Mail from Android, and that LibremFiles and Contacts will, I assume, be Nextcloud.
I really don't like people that come along, take a good open source project, rebrand it, and pass it off as their own. Transparency is a good thing and I don't really see any on the front page of https://librem.one
If you were operating this as a non-profit, that would one thing. It's an entirely different matter to be making money from free software without giving credit where credit is due.
You can now make your voice heard in the controversial debate around @purism disabling federated reports on their Mastodon fork with this PR trying to reinstate them: https://source.puri.sm/liberty/smilodon/merge_requests/4 #librem #purism
Please boost for visibility 😘
Y'all better watch "Knock Down The House" today .. it's on Netflix, it's fantastic, watch it now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wGZc8ZjFY4
Personally, I find https://librem.one super interesting! For a fair price you’re getting all the services you’d usually need. Excellent offering.
I think I’ll get an account as soon as my Librem 5 arrives ☺️
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