Three conclusions to draw from denying access to software: (1) The urges users to use Free Software operating systems and applications on their computing devices. (2) Governments and especially the European Union should invest more resources in to gain independence from large enterprises and other states. (3) The FSFE urges companies to use as much Free Software as possible in their supply chains. fsfe.org/news/2019/news-201905

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@bjoern I think is a matter of Free Software and it's a matter of Free or Open Hardware, too. Governments and especially the European Union should invest more resources in and . If users don't get updates etc. for political reasons, it becomes clear how much dependent the world is now on individual US manufacturers and their vendor lock-in. This can't be good in the long term.

@datenteiler @bjoern I'm not especially looking forward to governments investing in free software, because they always have a user hostile agenda, but I'll tactically support cases in which public money is being used to genuinely advance user freedom.
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