[pp.int.general] Pirate Party of Germany chooses proprietary software
juca at members.fsf.org
Sat Jul 30 23:27:51 CEST 2011
Not every person on planet earth has the hability to monitor the
comunications that go out of its own computer in order to be sure it is not
under surveilance. While the pirate parties may have enough resources to
hire experts to take care of their servers, it doesnt mean we shouldnt be
thinking about the avarage computer user. It is better to not invite the spy
to your home at all.
On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 6:20 PM, Boris Turovskiy <tourovski at gmail.com>wrote:
> > 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.
> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
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