Re: Mozilla: "We’re taking a break from Facebook"
ccosse at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 09:38:51 UTC 2018
To me it's a question of consistency: does FSFE not agree with FSF? RMS
says "absolutely no to Facebook", so then?
On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 3:32 AM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem with Facebook is that it's the worst bar in town and the
> bouncers are horrible, but it's also the only one where you can find
> So the question is its tactical usefulness for outreach versus its
> On 23 March 2018 at 09:20, Jonke Suhr <suhrj at fsfe.org> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > irregardless of the split in our community between privacy pragmatists
> > and privacy absolutists, I think we should take note of this step
> > Mozilla has taken, as I believe FSFE still has a Facebook page (last
> > active on September 21st as far as I can ascertain).
> >> Dear global community we’ve had the opportunity to interact with over
> the past several years here:
> >> We’re taking a break from Facebook.
> >> At Mozilla we champion platforms and technologies that are good for the
> web and good for the people that use it.
> >> We stand up for transparency and user control because they make the web
> healthier for us all.
> >> That’s why we are pressing pause on any Facebook activity. Mark
> Zuckerberg has just promised to improve Facebook’s settings and make them
> more protective, which is a start! Please do that! But we can’t help but
> think we’ve heard it before, so we’re still going to wait and see what
> materializes before we resume spending our ad dollars or time here.
> >> IN THE MEANTIME:
> >> If you need support for Firefox or want to tweet at us, you can find us
> here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/
> >> and https://twitter.com/mozilla
> > (Non-tracked link to the source:
> > https://web.archive.org/web/20180323091845/https://de-de.
> > What do you guys think?
> > Best regards,
> > Jonke
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