Is it acceptable to use proprietary software (platforms) to promote software freedom?

Nikos Roussos comzeradd at
Mon Jul 24 12:33:04 UTC 2017

On July 24, 2017 2:24:31 PM GMT+02:00, Daniel Pocock <daniel at> wrote:
>On 24/07/17 14:18, Reinhard Müller wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am 2017-07-24 um 14:14 schrieb Daniel Pocock:
>>> Why don't we go through all the messages in this thread and replace
>>> words "social media" with "mass surveillance"?
>> an interesting point.
>> Should FSFE, for example, refuse to present itself at locations where
>> surveillance cameras are present?
>A better analogy: locations that serve you free drinks as long as you
>take off all your clothes and sit in front of the surveillance camera

And that's why analogies are rarely useful. You get to a conclusion than doesn't make sense if you transfer it back to the initial context.


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