Glyn Moody is a technology writer and journalist, often discussing open standards and copyright, best known for the free software book "Rebel Code". You can follow at:

➡️ @glynmoody

Moody is a regular contributor to Techdirt at techdirt.com/user/glynmoody and Walled Culture at walledculture.org

Moody's blog is at opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

Ian Betteridge is a veteran tech journalist, used to edit the UK magazine MacUser and is well known for accidentally coining "Betteridge's Law of Headlines".

You can follow at:

➡️ @ianbetteridge

Betteridge's blog is at ianbetteridge.com

You can find out more about the "Law of Headlines" at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betterid

Jackson Palmer is a developer, ambient musician and host of the Griftonomics podcast, discussing the snake oil and scams being promoted by various tech groups. You can follow at:

➡️ @ummjackson

Jackson's website is at ummjackson.com,

Griftonomics can be listened to at anchor.fm/griftonomics

Jackson's
bandcamp is at ummjackson.bandcamp.com

Josh Braun is an associate professor of journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, researching media distribution. You can follow at:

➡️ @josh

Braun's personal website is at wideaperture.net and his university page is at umass.edu/journalism/facultySt

LWN.net is one of the internet's longest-running news sites about free open source software including Linux. You can follow them at:

➡️ @LWN

Their website is at lwn.net

They were originally founded in 1998 when "LWN" stood for "Linux Weekly News". They now cover much more than that, with items about the free open source software world in general.

Molly White is the creator of the "Web3 is going just great" project which tracks the latest news of cryptocurrency/NFT disasters, scams and collapses. You can follow at:

➡️ @molly0xfff (White's account)

➡️ @web3isgreat (project account)

The project's website is at web3isgoinggreat.com and features a useful interactive timeline of the news items.

OMG! Ubuntu! is a long-established news site about Ubuntu and other forms of Linux, as well as free open source software in general. You can follow at:

➡️ @omgubuntu

The website is at omgubuntu.co.uk


Blog Oklahoma provides local news and community for Oklahoma, USA through a blog, podcast, newsletter and online forums/chat rooms. You can follow at:

➡️ @blogoklahoma

Their website is at blogoklahoma.net

There's a Linktree page linking to all the different community services at linktr.ee/blogoklahoma

GamesIndustry.biz is a long-running respected news site about the video game industry. It was also one of the first major news sites to open an official account on the Fediverse. You can follow at:

➡️ @GIbiz

Also recommended is their editor Brendan Sinclair, who personally brought the site here:

➡️ @BrendanSinclair

The website is at gamesindustry.biz

Cory Doctrorow is a novelist, journalist and campaigner, especially for reforming copyright law and promoting Creative Commons.

You can follow him on the Fediverse at these official accounts:

➡️ @doctorow

➡️ @pluralistic

(Note that the Pluralistic account posts long threads of up to 15 toots at a time.)

Doctorow has a personal website at craphound.com and a blog at pluralistic.net

Do you speak French? Do you like Nintendo? Then these are the accounts to follow:

NintendoLeSite is a French language website with Nintendo news, reviews and articles. You can follow at:

➡️ @NintendoLeSite

The website is at nintendolesite.com

Alternatively, NintendojoFR is another French language site about Nintendo news, articles and podcasts. You can follow at:

➡️ @nintendojofr

Their site is at nintendojo.fr

You can see the latest reports about Putin's war against Ukraine at:

➡️ @WarNews

It's a bot which collects reports related to the conflict from long-established news sources as listed on its profile page.

Nibö is a Latin American platform about science and technology, including social responsibility and inclusivity.

They've set up their own Mastodon instance with a main account at:

➡️ @equipo (in Spanish and Portuguese)

Nibö's website is at niboe.info and their instance is at red.niboe.info

As it's Aaron Swartz day, you might want to follow one of the projects he created...

SecureDrop is a free open source secure system for whistleblowers to contact journalists anonymously through @torproject. Their official account is at:

➡️ @securedrop

SecureDrop is used by major news organisations and NGOs around the world to receive tips.

Their website is at securedrop.org

Graham Cluley is a computer security expert and infosec blogger who co-hosts the amusing (and sometimes smutty 😁) "Smashing Security" podcast. You can follow him on the Fediverse at:

➡️ @gcluley

Cluley's blog is at grahamcluley.com

The podcast is at smashingsecurity.com

Gaming On Linux is a news site about games for Linux computers and devices. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @gamingonlinux

Their website is at gamingonlinux.com

Jugando En Linux is a Spanish-language news site and forum about Linux gaming. You can follow their main account at:

➡️ @jugandoenlinux@mastodon.social (in Spanish)

...and they also have a photo account at:

➡️ @Jugandoenlinux@pixelfed.social (in Spanish)

Their website is at jugandoenlinux.com

European Union News is a news service reporting the latest developments in the EU (i.e. the council, parliament, commission etc.). You can follow at:

➡️ @eunews

(Please note that this is NOT an opinion/editorial account, it's just reporting or sharing the latest announcements related to these public bodies.)

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