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Third Security Test Day

Tomorrow sees the third security test day. Security test days help XMPP operators test-run with strong encryption settings prior to the big encryption switch-over scheduled for 19 May 2014. A large number of XMPP sites have already signed up to the ubiquitous encryption manifesto. More so, some of the participating sites have already permanently enabled [...]

March 21, 2014

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Google Summer of Code 2014

While the XSF may not be mentoring a project in this years Google’s Summer of Code 2014 -  we sure can celebrate and shout about the fact that some of the projects include XMPP as part of their project ideas! The Jitsi project has several projects relating to WebRTC, XMPP and the Jitsi Videobridge. XMPP/Jingle/WebRTC also [...]

February 28, 2014

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Second Security Test Day

This Saturday (February 22, 2014), XMPP site operators are again flipping the “encrypt all traffic” switch. This is the second of four test days kicked off by the manifesto first published last fall. The aim is to encrypt all traffic between servers and clients on the public, federated XMPP network. You can take part, too: [...]

February 18, 2014

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Thank You to the Internet Society

On December 20th 2013 the XSF received some very exciting news, to end what had already been a great year – ISOC were awarding the XMPP community an incredibly generous gift to help support the work we are doing in improving privacy and security. In their own words: “The Internet Society takes a great interest [...]

February 12, 2014

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XMPP Summit 15

The 15th Summit is fast approaching! On January 30th and 31st 2014 we will be meeting to talk about all things XSF and XMPP. The rough agenda is being worked on and we are also in the *final* stages of getting information about hotels. To keep current about the details, please do visit the wiki [...]

January 10, 2014

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