Re: Debian on Causes (Facebook and MySpace)
MJ Ray <email@example.com> writes:
> Ean Schuessler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Some of you are probably saying "Eeee gads! Not accursed
> > proprietary social networks!". Some of us have friends who aren't
> > die-hard computer nerds and, yes, there is a world beyond
> > Advogato. Now shut up and go make your less nerdy friends give
> > money to Debian.
> No, I'm saying "use it if you want, but please try to keep external
> backups of all the supporter details and don't create much
> facebook-only content because facebook *do* delete people's accounts
> in an automated, arbitrary and self-contradicting way, so supporting
> them (as opposed to mining them) is not in the public interest."
Indeed, well said.
I also have difficulty following the OP correlating a walled-garden
one-way private club with “wider world”, or even with “less nerdy
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