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[Freedombox-discuss] legal problem w/ Twitter (et al.)

On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 04:02:34PM -0700, Thomas Lord wrote:
>On Sat, 2011-03-19 at 23:54 +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> FreedomBox will offer services relevant for current Facebook users, 
>> but its aim is not to assimilate, deface or crush Facebook.  Instead, 
>> FreedomBox aim is to blossom in its own right and thereby making 
>> Facebook obsolete.
>Certainly.  My point regarding the legal problems is that unless my 
>understanding of the legal issues is incorrect, then we should not (as 
>I think some have suggested) spend too much effort trying to make nice 
>"bridges" to ease people away from those services.  It would be 
>fantastic to do so to make the transition easier for users but those 
>services appear to throw legal obstacles in the way of exactly such a 

My point is that it is not even a legal issue, but a strategic one: 
even if legally safe it is bad approach.

  - Jonas

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