Can Anyone Live in Full Software Freedom Today?

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    http://faif.us/cast/2018/dec/31/0x5F/

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  5. Software Freedom Law Center vs. Software Freedom Conservancy

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    Let’s dive into that and go over, exactly, what we know.

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  10. The dark side of free software communities — GNU MediaGoblin

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    When you think of free software, what things come to mind? Freedom, obviously, but what others? A shared community? An open culture? Within free software culture, there is a perception and expectation of openness and collaboration within the community: all are welcome to the table, and your contributions speak for you. When you get outside the community by enough, however, the answer changes. Contemptuous, confusing, elitist, and abrasive are words that some outsiders use to describe free software communities. Some go out of their way to avoid the communities we’ve worked so hard to build. Why?

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