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A small thing that annoys me is FOSS projects claiming fairness and equality, putting their website under a .io domain.

I may've ranted a thousand times about the irony of this, but it still pisses me off so much...

(this rant was dug out again after encoutering the "new" PHAR package repository index' name, which is phar.io)

@Scarlet do you mind linking to the rant to enlighten those who do not know?

@Scarlet any rant explaining your issues with the .io tld.

@blit32 it went through private,
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all the money given to the domain doesn't go to the islands it represents, but instead to the UK, who forcibly deported the Chagossians (said people) some 50 years ago.

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expuls
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/.io

@Scarlet
Thank you for raising this. I did not know of that until now!
@blit32

@Scarlet i did not get any of your former rants and as i can see absolutely no problem with that - would you please care to elaborate on the issue that seems to irk you here just one more time? thanks in advance!

@Scarlet Damn, just read up on this all. This is quite disturbing. :/

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