Mozilla first, now FSFE?

Sandro Santilli strk at
Sat Mar 24 18:14:17 UTC 2018

On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 11:22:41PM -0600, C. Cossé wrote:
> FB enables people to connect in an ever-disconnected world.

So do mailing lists, blogs, chat systems, other social networks
like GNUSocial, Mastodon, Minds, Hubzilla, Friendica, ...

The difference is the cost of each of them.

Cost of FB is that:
 - What you publish can only be read using FB software
   (so you end up pushing your friends to join it)
 - What you read using FB software is decided by FB
   (lots of advertisement)

Cost of alternatives:
 - Some of them are harder to use (not mailing lists?)
 - Your friends are all on FB ...


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