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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Any Libre Alternatives to Standard Accommodati

From: Aaron Wolf
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Any Libre Alternatives to Standard Accommodations for LibrePlanet?
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:07:17 -0700

On 03/21/2018 05:45 PM, wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am Deborah, and I am a 24-year-old libre software enthusiast, who is 
> interested in learning more about libre software and meeting people in the 
> free software world! I am a recent associate member of the FSF, and I am 
> planning on going to LibrePlanet for the first time this upcoming weekend. I 
> will be traveling from my state of NY to Massachusetts this weekend, and I 
> have been considering different ways of finding accommodation that are more 
> in line with a libre ideal. 
> I like the idea behind but not its implementation, in 
> particular, in regards to its terms of service and work in conjunction with 
> Facebook. I am really looking to have a more human way of spending time over 
> in Cambridge. I am also interested in alternatives to commercialized 
> accommodation itself. Additionally, for me, going to this conference is part 
> of a fun experiment in truth, and in trying to create links and community 
> with people. 
> My plan, in regards to finding accommodation, has been to simply go to the 
> conference and talk to people there and ask individuals if they have some 
> extra space to spare for the night of Saturday for me to stay! However, I 
> recently learned from a friend about this discussion group, and I would like 
> to ask in an old-fashioned and humble fashion:
> Do you have any suggestions to finding accommodations for this upcoming 
> LibrePlanet that may be in line with my aforementioned interests? Are you an 
> individual who has a place over in Cambridge who may be interested in hosting 
> me (just a space on the ground or couch for me to sleep) for the sole evening 
> of Saturday the 24th, who would first like to get to know me and see what 
> comes from there? 
> I consider it to be pertinent and interesting to start a dialogue about 
> social and technological alternatives to the accommodation industry, which is 
> currently being affected by companies that do not respect privacy and freedom 
> (as with most aspects of life now). Hopefully, this email can be a catalyst 
> of that conversation. 
> All the best, 
> Deborah
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