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elstel.org

by Elmar Stellnberger

GnuPG Keys for elstel.org Revoked

Category: general,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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The private offline GnuPG key of elstel.org has transitorily been outside the physical reach of the author while being arreseted in June 2017. Please do not use it again. Besides this the author has found a copy of the secure online key on a daily used offline hard disk which had also been outside of his physical reach although this key is supposed to merely exist on the smart card. “According to my memory I have destroyed the private online key immediately after loading it onto my smartcard while having booted via DVD. It is hard to say whether the key would have been compromised out from the smartcard.” Please do not use either. We excuse that there is currently no possibility to send us an encrypted message.



CETA/TTIP demonstrations on 2016-09-17

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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In spite of different politicians who argue that TTIP would already have failed the CETA treaty and thereby also TTIP and TiSA stay a hazard for our civil society. On the 22nd and 23rd of September the trade ministers of all European member states will convene planning to ratify the ready-negotiated CETA treaty. Any member state could make CETA fall. Likely the last and the most important time to raise our voice against these perilous treaties!




In Our Own Matter

Category: general,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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It costs us time, endevour and also money to keep this site of topical interest and online. If you wanna support us in doing so we will hereby give you the possibility to do so. We will be happy and pleased for any donation you decide to give us no matter what the amount is.




confinedrv with MBR image support v1.7.7

Category: programs,
Source: drvtools,
Language: en,
Type:
update
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Version v1.7.7 of confinedrv has been released. It does now not only support to blend in a partition image but also the Master Boot Record from a file in place of an existing partition (or in place of the spare space before the first partition respectively). confinedrv has also received some other updates and bug fixes. It now makes use of lockfile-create/remove from lockfile-progs and thereby is no more dependent on the meanwhiles rarely shipped lockfile utility.



Stop Endocrine Disruptive Chemicals

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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On the 21st of September the European Commission will publish a proposal to its member states which would undermine even current protection against EDCs (Endocrine Disruptive Chemicals). EDCs can disrupt the hormon balance of humans and animals. This is in breach of the precautionary principle if these substances do not already have a considerable negative impact on human health. EDCs can cause infertility, foster or evoke cancer, diabetes, immune deficiency, obesity as well as signs of abnormal behaviour with children. The WHO assesses EDCs as “global threat”