[License-discuss] Ethical open source licensing - Persona non Grata Preamble

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Tue Feb 25 15:43:01 UTC 2020

Eric Schultz <eric at wwahammy.com>:
> I would argue that controlling your computing IS a social justice issue.

While I do not require anyone else to share my opinion on this, my past
experience is that people who use "social justice issue" in this way
are enemies of liberty, intent (among other things) on enforcing the
suppression of disfavored speech and of unequal legal privileges for
favored identity groups.

What is certain is that "social justice", even if one views the term
in a positive light, is *not OSI's job.* Our responsibility is to
protect a narrow and particular set of liberties, not to fix society.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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