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Freenode resignation is official, not a draft (fuchsnet.ch)
67 points by PostOnce 5 months ago | hide | past | favorite | 16 comments

Also grumble and mniip: * grumble has quit (Killed (grumble (My fellow staff so-called 'friends' are about to hand over account data to a non-staff member. I'm leaving freenode forever and I recommend you drop your NickServ account to keep your data safe.)))

<mniip> I've resigned from volunteering for freenode for a good reason and I think you should know as well: https://mniip.com/freenode.txt (sorry for the spam (wait that's cliche))

20:22 <@Fuchs> in either case, https://fuchsnet.ch/freenode-resign-letter.txt no longer a draft, but I'll update this as events unfold from here

"The Freenode Resignation FAQ" https://gist.github.com/joepie91/df80d8d36cd9d1bde46ba018af4...

a reasonable summary of events

I'm keeping my FAQ gist up-to-date with the full list of resignations as best as I can, as well.

How do you connect to Libera Chat? Your Freenode password does not work anymore but there is no way to create a new account yet.

Libera is still a work in progress, as i understand it, and so isn't open yet -- but they are working on it right now, i believe.

should be live now :)

Another resignation:


Does anyone know the reasons behind PIA’s actions? Is it safe to assume they are also harvesting their VPN user data?

Apparently they are not associated with Andrew Lee anymore. They were sold to Kape (formerly Crossrider) in 2019.

Kape doesn't respond to PGPed support requests from PIA customers. So much of their infrastructure seems to just be on life support.

They tried to monetize on the website and the staff rebelled, and kicked out the staff member that got PIA inside the doors. So now PIA tries to clear the house of them.

For the love of god, must this all be in novel form, anyone want to give a reasonable TL;DR.

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