@keyoxide If you're deeply convinced that 'temporarily open' is the right thing here, then why not choosing Apache 2.0? At least this protects from patent treachery and hence could be considered the more ethical choice.

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@keyoxide To the users choosing a 'forever open' license proves that your project is committed to really be open and not suddenly closed.
I know, probably very few users care about this. Maybe developers care more when deciding if they want to invest time into this project.

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@keyoxide I know, 'permissive license' sounds very free somehow. However, I think this term is misleading. Permissive licenses do not make sure that this freedoms are persistent. I'd rather call them 'temporarily open' licenses. Copyleft licenses (GPL, AGPL, ...) could then be called 'forever open' licenses.
For example Mastodon is AGPL. This enforces that server running Mastodon has to give the user access to its code, again under the AGPL license.

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@keyoxide The MIT license allows somebody to run a closed-source service based on your code. The closed-source clone might be even superior and support many more services etc. without your project being able to profit from it. Is this what you want? This service would be no better than Keybase.

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@keyoxide Just discovered this project! Really cool thing!

I know that discussing about licenses can easily escalate or be annoying. That's not my intent in the following.

And please don't feel offended, it's meant to be constructive :)

What was your reason to choose the MIT license? Shouldn't a project like yours tend towards GPL or even AGPL?

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Keyoxide: "A modern, secure and privacy-friendly platform to establish your decentralized online identity"

Klingt spannend. Demnächst werde ich da mal tiefer einsteigen und berichten.

keyoxide.org/

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There is now a Mastodon instance for publishing scientists: FediScience.

Everyone is welcome from PhD student to professor, as well as researchers from outside of academia. You are welcome to stay afterwards, but it is also easy to change to another server.

There will be a lot of science talk on this server, but there is no need to only talk science

fediscience.org/invite/j6X8z7q

Boosts are appreciated to let others know about this new instance.

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How would you feel if Google knew how often you exercise? Or how much you like doughnuts? Yeah, we didn't think so.

So take 1 min to tell the @EU_Commission to stop the Google/Fitbit merger.

pvcy.org/googbit

#NotOnOurWatch nitter.net/privacyint/status/1

What about the provider is neutral but your modem is not? Is this ?

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An iPhone is bullying my linux laptop by kicking it constantly off its WiFi hotspot. Unless I connect to Netflix. Then things work just fine. What's the deal here, :apple_inc: ?

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Remember, if a project is not free (as freedom) then you pay for it with your data, and not only to "keep the service free" - your data brings them a huge profit.

Сome to the freedom and #opensource party: fediverse.party/

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@codeberg @forgefed

As Arnold Schrijver said at codeberg.org/Codeberg/Communit, the powerful social networking available on the corporate #git repositories may soon be available across non-corporate git repositories like #codeberg codeberg.org .

* forgefed.peers.community/
* forum: talk.feneas.org/c/forgefed
* notabug.org: notabug.org/peers/forgefed
* gitea issue (at github!): github.com/go-gitea/gitea/issu

Forgefed may override a major #TyrannyOfConvenience argument for remaining on github.

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