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GNOME Foundation is Still Participating in the Attack on Richard Stallman

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Summary: GNOME's supposed 'representatives' (close-knit friends with Microsoft connections) continue to attack RMS (Richard Stallman), the founder of GNU (the G in GNOME) and the Free Software Movement

THE GNOME FOUNDATION has never been much of an ally of Free software, at least not over the past decade and a half. Richard Stallman had called Miguel de Icaza a "traitor| well before he officially joined Microsoft and seeing how his successor too joined him at Microsoft and how the author of this new post got the job from McGovern (an old friend of the boyfriend) does not inspire confidence. Something is deeply rotten at this "foundation" (not the same as the GNOME Project with its pertinent developers), which is bossed by a successor of Microsoft moles, who have since then joined the anti-GNU movement. They went on to working directly for Microsoft. Similarly, the Linux Foundation is run by somebody who rejects Linux.

"Something is deeply rotten at this "foundation" (not the same as the GNOME Project with its pertinent developers), which is bossed by a successor of Microsoft moles, who have since then joined the anti-GNU movement."It's not clear if the number in this post, 1028, is just coincidentally similar to 1024 (2 to the power of 10). Either way, there's nothing geeky about it. As psydroid said in IRC some moments ago, "from all the things that threaten free software she could only pick those points, which looks like not wanting to tackle more pertinent issues out of a fear of angering some sponsors and other invested parties... free software is all about CoCs now."

"Only a few days ago Alex Oliva stepped down from the FSF's Board, apparently after increased pressure on him."There are the types who try to come across as geeks but whose arguments are not technical, not even remotely. It boils down to personal attacks, personifying an issue, then attacking the person*, piggybacking 'Trumpgate' to attack Stallman, who strongly opposes Trump.

In the video I speak out my views -- however sincere -- based on 14 years of writing about the GNOME Foundation. My thoughts after reading this post (connected directly to the GNOME Foundation) include concerns about the coup against Stallman still being an "ongoing thing" (2 years after "9/11" of 2019). Only a few days ago Alex Oliva stepped down from the FSF's Board, apparently after increased pressure on him.

___ * As a non-software example, pay close attention to how media refuses to talk about what Wikileaks has taught the public, instead shifting attention to the personality of the founder.

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