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Re: Yet Another Tech Industry Whore-Out: Mozilla


From: flatfish+++
Subject: Re: Yet Another Tech Industry Whore-Out: Mozilla
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 23:28:09 -0400
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On Sat, 13 Jul 2013 20:15:24 -0700, Snit wrote:

> On 7/13/13 7:23 PM, in article address@hidden, "Red Blade"
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
>> On Sat, 13 Jul 2013 18:37:08 -0700, Snit wrote:
>> 
>>> On 7/13/13 6:17 PM, in article address@hidden, "Red Blade"
>>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Mozilla has abandoned its principles of privacy and security and open-
>>>> source by hiding the option to customize Javascript. Unless you're
>>>> willing to get into about:config, now you're victim of right-click
>>>> blocking, increasingly clever pop-up ads, malicious tracking, and
>>>> scripted malware. Firefox is no more secure than M$IE or NSA-Chrome
>>>> now.
>>>> Another tech industry whore-out falls like a domino, this time a
>>>> "non-"profit whore-out. Thanks a lot, guys.
>>> 
>>> Or you can install Developer Tools or, I am sure, any one of the dozen
>>> extensions that will give you the functionality back if you want it in
>>> easy access.
>> 
>> With the way the tech industry is going, it's only a matter of time
>> before all ideals of integrity, privacy rights, and free and open source
>> software are completely gone. (Can less-popular addons like Adblock True
>> and Adblock Edge keep up with rolling release?)
> 
> I think open source will stick around... but the herd-like group of open
> source "advocates" (a minority in the open source world) will continue to be
> proved wrong.
> 
> Stallman and his followers will continue to insist that the restrictions
> they like (the control they want) is what makes thing most free and some
> will even say it has some sort of spiritual significance. It is a religion
> to them. 
> 
>> Through the years, I warned people on Usenet and IRC (especially
>> Freenode) about NSA code in Linux and they told me "Living Standard" was
>> a MAFIAA coup waiting to happen. They said "You're crazy", "it's
>> impossible", "You're paranoid", "Don't use the Internet at all!", etc.
>> Now look what their gullibility and blind trust of government spooks and
>> multinational corporations got us!
> 
> Corporations will gain more and more power - and governments will bow down
> to them more and more.

Corporation = Government....

Do you honestly believe your vote counts as much as IBM's or
Microsoft's or MSNBC's or..... ?

The USA is NOT a democracy.

It's a corporate oligarchy.

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