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

Theo Schmidt sus2006 at
Fri Jun 23 08:10:51 UTC 2017

Am 21.06.2017 um 12:22 schrieb Erik Albers:
> Now I would be interested what you think? Do you think that - although the use
> of proprietary platforms is ethically not supportable - the chances of
> convincing new people to use and further Free Software are worth the punishment?
> Or do you think that our message should not occur on platforms like Facebook
> or Twitter at all, because it contradicts our efforts in getting people to use
> decentralized services, run with Free Software and therefore potentially harm
> us in the long run?

Thanks for the discussion. My vote is to not use proprietary platforms
like Facebook or Twitter at all.

Theo Schmidt

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