reminder that the guy #BryanLunduke that claimed mozilla is sponsoring "#antifa email" is marketing director at #purism.
He claimed that #mozilla would by this, support a domestic terrorist organisation. In fact they where supporting riseup.net a hosting collective focused on security.
see here for reffer: todon.nl/@paulfree14/100317193

When I was pointing him out on his errors and miss understanding of what antifa actually is, he claimed me doing libel. I gave him my word that he will be driven off from here, when he does not change his agenda.

...now he's back as marketing director of #purism. How to respond to this?
cc @purism

see also:
twitter.com/BryanLunduke/statu

@paulfree14 @purism He has since doubled down on denying that he claimed antifa was a domestic terrorist organisation, in a conversation with one of my follows on here.

@Reinderdijkhuis @paulfree14 Someone could make a transcript of the video, but I don't think it would be worth it. Instead I think we should focus attention on the good aspects of Free Software and the people doing good work, and not the marketers.
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@bob @paulfree14 I don't know if it's that simple. Marketing and communications is part of the work, and a reflection of the culture within organisations. It looks like having Lunduke on the team reflects poorly on Purism, and as it's not the only thing lately that reflects poorly on them, they have a problem.

Free software has about the same share of toxicity in its culture and subcultures as any other tech and that's also a real problem that needs to be adressed.

@Reinderdijkhuis @paulfree14 That's true. My opinion of Purism is that they did some good stuff in the past on neutralizing Intel ME on certain hardware but that their marketing has always been bad and that the addition of L to the crew is merely a continuation of that trend.

Toxic celebrities with their disingenuous denials do tend to get a lot of attention. I think we should ignore them that wherever possible.

@bob @Reinderdijkhuis @paulfree14 Purism has been involved with neutralising Intel ME, but the majority of the work on this was done by other people like Positive Technologies: blog.ptsecurity.com/2017/08/di

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