We're trying to defend #FOSS from patent trolls. Please help us: https://www.gnome.org/news/2019/10/gnome-files-defense-against-patent-troll/
fsf, rms, etc
"On Recent Controversial Events" -- from Bradley Kuhn's blog http://ebb.org/bkuhn/blog/2019/10/15/fsf-rms.html
Like the Matrix, but instead of talking the cheap way out by killing all humans, the robots realize only a handful of humans are responsible for the decline of the globe, so they destroy capitalism by creating low cost energy sources and cheap sustainable high quality goods.
When corporations attempt to retaliate against them with violence, then they retaliate in kind.
Genie: You have ONE WISH.
Me: Alright, I have one, but it's very detailed.
Genie: As long as it is only one wish, you're allowed to spend as much time as you want detailing it.
Me: Alright, here we go. *Grabs notebook and takes a deep breath* The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].
Genie: Wait, is that...?
Me: *Flips notebook* Chapter 1. Preamble.
re: GitHub & ICE
We cannot offset human lives with money.
It's sad that it requires stating as clearly as possible, but I'm glad they stated it as clearly as possible.
GitHub & ICE
'Letter from GitHub employees to CEO about the company's ICE contract'
“The great tragedy of the climate crisis is that seven and a half billion people must pay the price – in the form of a degraded planet – so that a couple of dozen polluting interests can continue to make record profits. It is a great moral failing of our political system that we have allowed this to happen.”
— Revealed: The 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/09/revealed-20-firms-third-carbon-emissions
Truly, non-breaking spaces are a lie!
antisemitic mass shooting attempt in Germany
"only" two people died because the gunman was prevented from getting inside the synagogue.
the shooter livestreamed it, as with the NZ mosque shooting. believed in the Great Replacement conspiracy theory and that "the Jew" was at the root of it all. btw, this is the SAME theory Praguer U promotes while swearing up and down that it isn't fascist. and SO many others who are gaslighting the world.
Adobe is deactivating all accounts in Venezuela.
"The cloud is the future" my ass.
Github: "we use the same overarching policy framework as Microsoft"
That's so say, embrace, extend, extinguish. And deeply authoritarian & rent seeking.
There is is in black and white internal email for anyone who had a shadow of a doubt. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ljH74APGOTVl_dxs-H_f5M4YuvMUBfdq/view
Sydney, Eora Nation.
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