All posts tagged freedom


Linux distributions + Slackware and Salix >

(on Wikipedia)

A (the) Free/Libre version of Slackware.

  • 2016-03-31 - They're using Slackware 14.1, so they're alive now. I'm not interested in checking them out though.
  • 2015-05-15 - This was dormant/discontinued for some time and has only just starting to awaken. Nearly-non-existent community. Obviously needs love. "KISS" is for developers not users. Not enough magic.

Continue Reading

Upholding laws must not be about attacking the tools and methods used to break laws, but instead used to punish actual criminal acts.

The entertainment industry has been flailing about, attacking a huge number of targets. It's gotten to the point that law enforcement branches have been created and international treaties signed. People have been extradited .. to be charged for something that's not illegal in their country.

There are some serious issues with crafting laws which go after methods, because those same laws can be abused in other circumstances, for other methods.