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== Apathy ==
== Apathy ==
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* Trend: just better than general resignation
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* Trend: suspense
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* RMS who?
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* Mitigating: coup exposed
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* Mitigating: ?
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== Privacy ==
== Privacy ==
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* Trend: Awful
* Trend: Awful
* Bruce even resigned again, [https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/1999/02/msg01641.html partying like it's 1999]
* Bruce even resigned again, [https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/1999/02/msg01641.html partying like it's 1999]
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* Mitigating: Yknow, stuff
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* Mitigating: coup exposed
== GNU/Linux Co-opting ==
== GNU/Linux Co-opting ==
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* Trend: dangerous
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* Trend: being fought
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* Not much good news to report
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* GNU structure being established
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* Mitigating: MX, Antix, Hyperbola-- more?
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== Other Free Software Co-opting ==
== Other Free Software Co-opting ==
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== GPL / Copyleft ==
== GPL / Copyleft ==
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* Trend: not great
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* Trend: slight increase in awareness
* Right idea, wrong reasons
* Right idea, wrong reasons
* Mitigating: AGPL is doing alright
* Mitigating: AGPL is doing alright
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* '''[http://fsf.org.in/ Free Software Foundation India]'''
* '''[http://fsf.org.in/ Free Software Foundation India]'''
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* fsforce, which really needs to update its blog/website now that the coup is exposed
'''Related pages''':
'''Related pages''':

Revision as of 21:06, 25 February 2020

Summary: The Free Software movement in the wild

Contents

DRM

  • Trend: Netflix will be the next President of the United States
  • Because screw customers, that's why
  • Mitigating: at least people are complaining

Apathy

  • Trend: suspense
  • Mitigating: coup exposed

Privacy

  • Trend: dangerous
  • Even Google claims to be worried
  • Mitigating: various bans on face-recognition

Organisational Co-opting

GNU/Linux Co-opting

  • Trend: being fought
  • GNU structure being established

Other Free Software Co-opting

  • Trend: pretty dangerous
  • Github, GSoC, EME, Flatpak, Python
  • Mitigating: at least they asked

GPL / Copyleft

  • Trend: slight increase in awareness
  • Right idea, wrong reasons
  • Mitigating: AGPL is doing alright

Cloud

  • Trend: steady increase
  • It doesn't exist, but GAFAM is all over it
  • Mitigating: a trend towards poverty?

Code of Conduct

  • Trend: minor improvements in awareness
  • People know that others are being censored over nonsense
  • Mitigating: not a lot

Bigotry, hate, discrimination

  • Trend: anybody's guess
  • Who would you trust to monitor the status of this?
  • Mitigating: see Trend

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