Today we are announcing security updates for several of our bridges.
We advise to upgrade as soon as possible. The disclosures will be out in 3 days (Thursday 3 August)
Very nice to see #wordpress embrace @matrix -- and now a Wordpress login is all you need to start chatting. https://make.wordpress.org/meta/2023/07/20/matrix-chat-summary-july-20-2023/
I've long moved away from Wordpress (Hugo FTW) but Matrix is a daily part of my life and we're seeing good adoption in our #Kamailio nodes.
Matrix at IETF117, Commune's revival, a new Matrix Swift SDK… that and much more happened this week in Matrix!
By the way, if you're into deploying your own Matrix bridge to Discord… I've got you covered!
It is almost time! On August 05-06 we will have a Matrix Devroom at FrOSCon with lots of interesting talks and workshops!
At the Matrix Stand you can ask us questions and buy some Matrix swag! 👕🤩
Join us @ https://matrix.to/#/#FrOSCon:fiksel.info
Matrix at IETF, new bridge, FrOsCon, and more! Read about what's been happening in the Matrix ecosystem this week at https://matrix.org/blog/2023/07/21/this-week-in-matrix-2023-07-21/
Matrix and ActivityPub stuff going on in room 2 at #akademy2023 - and also important and definitely real, historical quotes ;)
Gomuks (Terminal based Matrix client written in Go) accepted into unstable https://tracker.debian.org/news/1442864/accepted-gomuks-030-1-source-amd64-into-unstable/
Communal Bonfires; creating space for group-scale discourse on top of @matrix
Today we're pre-releasing Commune, our first foundational step towards a community platform built specifically for alignment with digital gardens.
Cyber-ecological messaging anyone?!
It's an evolving piece of software serving as the primary bonfire component of the overarching Community OS concept.
The release of Element X on the App Store, sliding sync in Conduit and expiring messages in Nheko, that and more happened this week in Matrix!
The UK Online Safety Bill is continuing to progress through UK Parliament, putting end-to-end-encryption fundamentally at risk. Element tried to explain the disaster on the horizon to Sky News this morning: https://youtu.be/QQZ7sIk-iHQ
Cactus Comments has now seen over 1.2 million unique users - only counting guest users on our free public instance.
Guest users on instances not hosted by us and signed in users on any server don't even count in this statistic.
cactus.chat has to be the Matrix server with most guest users at this point...
I keep spotting cactus in the wild as well. Last week I saw someone using it for the comment section of a livestream! So cool.
Psst… don’t tell anyone, but; we’ve put an early release of Element X iOS on the App Store! It’s the fastest Matrix client ever, with an entirely new beautiful UI & UX. First release targets personal messaging, but lots more features coming soon!
In case you missed it. Meredith at @signalapp was excellent at setting out the problems with UK Gov’s plans to back door end-to-end encryption. If you haven’t done already please support @openrightsgroup campaign on this https://action.openrightsgroup.org/dont-scan-me #encryption #privacy #onlinesafetybill
There's been some confusion about archive.matrix.org over the last few weeks - we've written https://matrix.org/blog/2023/07/what-happened-with-the-archive/ to try to clear things up.
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