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

Max Mehl max.mehl at
Tue Jul 25 13:53:45 UTC 2017

# Paul Boddie [2017-07-25 15:15 +0200]:
> What the FSFE should probably be doing is helping people find alternative ways 
> of managing their communications.

While we currently don't have a concrete campaign covering that, the
FSFE is quite advanced in advertising Free Software social networks.
For example, under almost every page on [1] there're
privacy-friendly buttons to share this URL *directly* on one's Diaspora
and GNU Social pod [2] – something even our North-American sister
organisation didn't do yet in such a user-friendly way.


[1] e.g.

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