Re: Debian on Causes (Facebook and MySpace)

From: MJ Ray <mjr(at)phonecoop(dot)coop>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org, debian-project(at)lists(dot)debian(dot)org
Subject: Re: Debian on Causes (Facebook and MySpace)
Date: 2008-12-02 22:45:55
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Ean Schuessler <ean(at)brainfood(dot)com> wrote:
> Some of you are probably saying "Eeee gads! Not accursed proprietary social networks!". Some of us have friends who aren't die-hard computer nerds and, yes, there is a world beyond Advogato. Now shut up and go make your less nerdy friends give money to Debian.

No, I'm saying "use it if you want, but please try to keep external
backups of all the supporter details and don't create much
facebook-only content because facebook *do* delete people's accounts
in an automated, arbitrary and self-contradicting way, so supporting
them (as opposed to mining them) is not in the public interest."

Hope that helps,
MJ Ray (slef)
Webmaster for hire, statistician and online shop builder for a small
worker cooperative
(Notice tel:+44-844-4437-237


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