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[GNU-linux-libre] Re: eID-belgium

From: Tlamaki GNU/Linux
Subject: [GNU-linux-libre] Re: eID-belgium
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 12:15:41 -0500
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> On the one hand, it is good that free software is capable of this,
> so that people doing things with these ID cards are not forced
> to use proprietary software.
I understand perfectly.

> On the other hand, national ID cards are unjust government power,
> and the idea that a web site would make people use government ID
> to authenticate is scary.

> Can we reach the authors of the package and urge them to make
> it display a message saying that national ID cards magnify government
> surveillance, and should be abolished?
>     Personally I do not like ID cards. But be careful: shears within a
>     distribution of free software?
> I do not understand -- what do you mean by "shears"?
Sorry, use a word out of context. Use the wrong dictionary.
The question is: I can add this software in a fully free distribution?
It's good in practice. But not equal in the ethical. It is valid to

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