@Wolf480pl @fsfe Only some reasons: no control over technology in my apartment, two separate devices (power costs, security), more complex configuration, modem monocultures. And the market for IADs (modem+router) would cease to exist in Europe. Normally, I like compromises, but here it just does not make sense to ban #RouterFreedom in my/our opinion.
The #Twidere maintainer stopped their work on this great app and closed all API accounts :(
Since I don't like the alternatives, I created my own Twitter app to continue using it. But in the long run, I hope that existing or new apps will come up with the same or better usability
@Wolf480pl @fsfe Good arguments, but after 3 years of #RouterFreedom in Germany, I cannot confirm your concerns. You have ISP that offer standalone modems and those that offer integrated devices (what actually most people seem to prefer). You have a small but healthy market of manufacturers. And so far, no major compatibility issue arose. Quite the opposite: ISPs try to sneak compulsory routers to their customers, and definitely not because of technical reasons.
IMHO, B is as bad as C
Make sure to make yourself heard when regulators decide whether your router belongs to you - or to your internet service provider 😱
Less than 24 hours left to provide your feedback on the EU guidelines for #RouterFreedom! #BEREC is running a #PublicConsultation defining whether your router will belong to you or to your ISP. Please participate now, it's as easy as sending an email!
@norbert Danke! Hab's aber erstaunlich gut geschafft :)
Größte Herausforderung heute: am #elftenelften pünktlich in die Kölner Innenstadt zum Bahnhof kommen
Look, I made a thing! After I saw the awesome blog post on city street orientations, I generated some charts for European and German cities (and refactored Geoff's IPython notebook into a script on the way). If you want to see a map of your favourite city in this style, tell me about it and I'll see what I can do.
@3rik Auch als Fan der GPL finde ich den Vergleich mit Religion schwer. Nicht nur, weil das Wort an sich problembehaftet ist, sondern auch, weil Lizenzen (=rechtliche Konstrukte) IMHO nicht moralisch überladen werden sollten. Im Kern aber natürlich eine tolle Position :)
Out of curiosity, I tested this fancy "Networking App" for #ossummit. Seems like it does not really like people who prefer plain text emails m(
You are at #ossummit and interested in license compliance? Join my talk about #REUSE in 15 minutes (16:20) in room Rhône 1! It's a project by the @fsfe to make #FreeSoftware licensing easier for everyone.
Your #router is important equipment because it connects your devices to the internet. However, many Internet Service Providers in Europe are imposing their specific routers to customers. The #FSFE helps you to become active for #RouterFreedom!
@tunda Warum denn? Wir haben auch ein paar Probleme mit peertube.social...
@CyReVolt @patrick @jwildeboer I agree to @cathal. At the FSFE, we manage our website with Git and ask voluntary translators to contribute their work through it. Although we invested a lot of time in documentation, it's a burden for many to contribute.
Git is an awesome tool, and I wouldn't want to miss it, but if you're not used to Git it can drive you crazy. The whole idea and concept is genius, but very unintuitive for many people. If you made diverging experiences, feel blessed :)
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