diocles at debian.org
Tue Dec 3 23:06:32 UTC 2013
Some of you might have seen http://redecentralize.org/ - for a few
months now they have been interviewing various developers who are
working on decentralized software projects. (Who could represent
This evening I attended a social meetup in London organized by them, and
met lots of interesting people, so I highly recommend those. I believe
they're looking for people who could organize events in other cities.
Smári McCarthy gave me a quick demo of Mailpile. (Interestingly Eben
Moglen/the Freedombox Foundation has donated money to Mailpile.) It
looks good, and fits very well with the idea of putting an encryption
proxy into the user's existing email service.
I also discussed the idea of putting Postfix behind a Tor hidden service
with several people - this seems very feasible, and onion.to is planning
to launch an SMTP forwarding service to allow communication with the
More than one person mentioned arkOS to me. I'm toying with the idea of
pulling together arkos-genesis, mailpile, dovecot, postfix and tor, and
seeing what the resulting system would look like.
Anyway, this was fun. They've just started an open mailing list, which
I expect to get publicised soon, and in the meantime their newsletter
lets you know when new videos are up. I hope this email wasn't too
Tim Retout <diocles at debian.org>
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