[pp.int.general] Pirate Party of Germany chooses proprietary software

Boris Turovskiy tourovski at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 23:20:58 CEST 2011


> If pirate parties adopt proprietary software "in the name of pragmatic
> aspects regardless of ideology", then it sends a political message to
> the world regarding measures to guarantee users privacy and data
> integrity. And also regarding user autonomy, inovation, etc (you know
> the reasoning already).
The party monitors the outgoing signals and you can be sure that's done
by very competent people to protect the party members' privacy.
As to the "signal" that decision sends, this signal is "software is a
tool and we need an efficient tool", which I completely approve of.


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