@sarahjeong cool article! its always fascinating when someone from outside the FOSS space collides with it.

You might also enjoy looking at Dreamwidth too, if Mastodon vibes well for you.

@pnathan fwiw I'm not entirely outside the FOSS space ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ i am pretty plugged into the copyleft community, I just haven't touched any of the FOSS social media things until now

@sarahjeong @pnathan What is the copyleft? Never heard of that portmanteau.

@sarahjeong @RamRod The concept is to subvert the idea of copyright and force people who use a thing to share it and any modifications. A simple example of a copyleft system is Wikipedia. More complex ones include the Linux kernel, which is the code that runs inside Android phones.

It's like if a restaurant gave recipes away with all meals. You could use and improve the meals, even giving your improvements back to the restaurant. Copyleft is largely what the Internet software runs on.

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