like there's a ton of licenses talking about how the software musn't be used for things like or things like fossil fuels, nuclear power (uh?), forest burning (ok fuck firefighters i guess), all these things that will obviously not have an actual impact outside making the author feel good- but any clauses that would have an impact on the software itself and protect or empower users are nowhere to be seen
@jookia it's neoliberal as fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck
the only decisions that matter are individual ones and also other people are making bad choices not me
@anna i think it just focuses on the wrong issues, though in the end it's not like i'm going to even look at code under a nonfree license let alone use it
@jookia and while there's plenty of garbage well-meaning free software out there (i could write a fucking doctorate thesis on the awful shit that has happened to me thanks to Mastodon's technical design and choices just in the last week) it's at least, you know, something you can work with and comment on and not, say, run into obstacles with if one wanted to write a thesis
@anna i dunno, the GPL and other copyleft can stop that despite being free
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