Let me just be more explicit: if your software cannot be used by nazis then your software is not free software.
This is not the correct place to fight hate speech. Block the instances. Report hate speech to the authorities. Settle it using the existing legal frameworks to do so, and if they are insufficient, then write to your lawmakers.
But if you support free software, it is not the place to address this issue, by definition.
@patrick no, I would have the same problem with that. I also understand the change and the ways it can be worked around.
Let me repost my earlier comment for your consideration as well: "If you prevent nazis from using your software to access gab, then they'll use your software to access another instance. One that you haven't blocked yet"
@sir @patrick Just because someone is able to break though a window, doesn't mean closing the door is useless. It raises the bar, makes it more serious, stops the bottom 95% of lazy people who would steal from an open house.
Physical safety of actual people is more important than adhering to a made up license. We should change the license if it means protecting ourselves.
@sir @patrick This thread goes into more detail: https://mastodon.social/@mister_monster/102293953948561002
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