[tor-relays] Tor project helping to attempt to cancel Richard Stallman

Roman Mamedov rm at romanrm.net
Fri Mar 26 15:10:41 UTC 2021

On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 14:44:54 +0000
William Kane <ttallink at googlemail.com> wrote:

> "The group recently reappointed the controversial developer and
> activist to its board; he had previously departed in the wake of
> sexual-harassment allegations and comments he made about the Jeffrey
> Epstein case that many found repellent."

Could be important to note that no harassment allegations were ever aimed at
RMS himself, he's just being attacked for posting a personal opinion about
unrelated events.

> Ah, I see, feminists and leftists must be triggered right now, but how
> does this relate to the Tor Project or Mozilla in anyway?

It's always fun to get in a group and pick on someone who is weak and cannot
answer, i.e. the "schoolyard" mentality.

> Sure, it's not the best PR for both but if he's a valuable (code)
> contributor I'd let it slip - anyone remember the Freedom of speech
> principle?

He doesn't code as much these days, but he launched Free Software as a concept,
wrote the General Public License and some cornerstone software such as GCC,
it is thanks to him that we have such operating system as GNU/Linux.
Here's how it all went: https://www.oreilly.com/openbook/freedom/

With respect,

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