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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Purism is not free hardware

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Purism is not free hardware
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:33:09 +0100
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Stefan Nagy <> writes:

> Am 07.03.2018 23:04 schrieb
>> "Grassroots:
>> Purism, makers of fine free hardware"
>> Purism isn't free hardware, […]
> You are right, they don't offer free hardware. Since I respect their
> work
> I wrote them an email and asked them to correct that.
> It seems like they are willingly trying to unmake their reputation with
> stupid misstatements like that. I don't get it…

This was purely our mistake. Purism did not request that tagline (or any
tagline at all).

I apologize to Todd and the Purism crew, and to everyone for the
confusion. I'm sorry.

(We don't even currently certify free hardware -- only hardware that
works with and supports free software.)


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