Balkan FLOSStival 2020

We are super happy to introduce Balkan FLOSStival, our latest initiative to promote software freedom, open-source software, online privacy, open data and open knowledge in the region, even during the COVID-19 crisis. What is Balkan FLOSStival? Balkan FLOSStival… Read More

The Court of Justice of the European Union rules against American corporations

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that none of the American companies that store personal data of European Union citizens adhere to European rules and laws for the protection of… Read More

DigitalOcean is supporting us again!

For the 4th year in a row, DigitalOcean is supporting our efforts with free credits to host our infrastructure. As Open Source partisans that we are our entire online infrastructure is based in FLOSS software and we are… Read More

FLOSSK & Open Labs Webinars

As coronavirus happens the impact is being felt by everyone, and Open Source communities, despite the good spirit that characterizes them, are not being spared — but the show must go on! With both Open Source Conference Albania… Read More

Cancelling all activities during March-April

Given the news of the last few hours with the confirmation of the first two cases with CoronaVirus (COVID-19) in Albania, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection announces that all public or non-public activities, gatherings, conferences, concerts,… Read More

Announcing OSCAL 2020

We are delighted to announce that the next edition of Open Source Conference Albania is taking place in the warm city of Tirana on 16th & 17th of May 2020. If you are looking forward to spending a… Read More

Hack42 and Open Labs organize CryptoParty Tirana 2019

CryptoParty is a decentralized movement with events happening all over the world. The goal is to pass on knowledge about protecting yourself in the digital space. This can include encrypted communication, preventing being tracked while browsing the web,… Read More

Korca QR pedia project

Since the inception of our user group we were quite clear about the goals we had as a team: further enrichment of the SQ Wikipedia project with more material from GLAM institutions in Albania. It goes without saying… Read More

Open Labs & WCUGA signed the MoU with National Film Center

Open Labs & WCUGA signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the National Film Center in Albania. The members of Wikimedia Community Usergroup Albania, the community of Open Labs Hackerspace and the National Film Center institution signed a Memorandum… Read More

DigitalOcean … did we remember to say Thank You?

DigitalOcean is the much-loved cloud computing platform that has been a long-running supporter for our online infrastructure.  With the backing by DigitalOcean for all of our 2018 hosting and infrastructure fees, and the commitment to continue this through to… Read More