Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a day for
highlighting women making great contributions to science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics. This is a holiday of
particular importance to the free software movement, to remind us
that there are powerful social biases which permeate our
movement, sexism and transmisogyny being just two of these.
"The current level of general surveillance in society is incompatible with human rights. To recover our freedom and restore democracy, we must reduce surveillance to the point where it is possible for whistleblowers of all kinds to talk with journalists without being spotted."