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GDPR: restricting access to project statistics downloads

June 13, 2018

Hi everyone,

we'd like to announce that we're going to disable anonymous access to our project statistics downloads, becoming effective tomorrow, June 14th at 15:00 CEST. The reasoning behind this move is the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its obligation concerning the publication of personal information of our users. We've discussed this matter with our community beforehand and found a way that seems to be acceptable for most.

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Certificate update - please update old BOINC clients

April 13, 2018

Due to Google removing trust for Symantec certificates, we need to update our SSL certificate. This will happen on Monday (Apr 16). The new certificate will ensure compatibility with new webbrowsers, but BOINC clients older than v7.4 may no longer be able to connect. If at all possible, please update your BOINC client.

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Einstein@Home discovers first millisecond pulsar visible only in gamma rays

February 28, 2018

Einstein@Home has found two previously unknown rapidly rotating neutron stars in data from the Fermi gamma-ray space telescope. While all other such millisecond pulsars have also been observed with radio telescopes, one of the two discoveries is the first millisecond pulsar detectable solely through its pulsed gamma-ray emission.

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