[Freedombox-discuss] Google Fibre to Ban Freedombox [according to wired]
melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 20:53:49 UTC 2013
The Free Software Foundation is working on a “Freedom Box” — an open-source
appliance you plug into your router that gives you ways to surf the net
safely and anonymously; to help dissidents publish to the world; and to
create open, distributed alternatives to Twitter and Facebook.
That too, by definition, is a server and thus banned by Google Fiber.
But Google’s legally binding Terms of Service outlaw Google Fiber customers
from running their own mail server, using a remotely accessible media
server, SSHing into a home computer from work to retrieve files, running a
Minecraft server for friends to share, using a Nest thermometer, using a
nanny camera to watch over a childcare provider or using a Raspberry Pi to
host a WordPress blog.
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