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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Selling hardware with no free drivers availabl

From: rysiek
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Selling hardware with no free drivers available
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 22:10:43 +0100
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Dnia poniedziałek, 29 grudnia 2014 14:03:36 Hugh Mayfield pisze:
> Hi everyone,
> My first post.  Thanks for having me.
> I bought an HP LaserJet Pro MFP m125nw recently.  It doesn't work
> without proprietary drivers, so I'm not using it except as a copier.  I
> would like to get a Brother HL-2130, which according to h-node both
> works with free software and is free of user tracking.
> I thought about selling the HP unit (and the spare toner I bought) and
> using the money to buy the Brother.  What do people think - is that
> ethical?  I don't want to feel like a co-perpetrator.  OTOH, it doesn't
> really help anyone for the HP to just gather dust.

IMVHO, I say: all the better if it stops HP from getting money for a new 
printer, because somebody will buy yours instead. Just make sure you clearly 
mark that it does not work without proprietary drivers.

Michał "rysiek" Woźniak

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