[Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox-discuss Digest, Vol 36, Issue 38
isaac_lists at freenetworkmovement.org
Wed Jul 31 16:58:19 UTC 2013
Just FYI, I e-mailed the author to try to get a correction printed. I don't know
why there's so much confusion over this, other than that the FNF has been
(peripherally) involved in the FreedomBox project. Might just be the 'freedom'
thing, but I don't know.
Executive Director, The Free Network Foundation
On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 02:38:48PM +0200, Thomas Ruddy wrote:
> There appear to be an error in your transcription:
> The Free Software Foundation
> should read
> The Free Network Foundation
> On 07/31/2013 02:00 PM,
> freedombox-discuss-request at lists.alioth.debian.org wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 22:53:49 +0200
> > From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho at gmail.com>
> > To: freedombox-discuss <freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org>
> > Subject: [Freedombox-discuss] Google Fibre to Ban Freedombox
> > [according to wired]
> > Message-ID:
> > <CAKaEYh+f9yq6mEf9Rud0vn8GzTvLvoQG64fXSHwOLz-Lg_97xQ at mail.gmail.com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="windows-1252"
> > 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.
> > [ Read More ]
> > http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/07/google-neutrality/
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