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"Freedom ladder" IRC discussion and brainstorming: July 29

by Greg Farough Contributions Published on Jul 08, 2021 11:54 AM
Understanding encryption / Mobile phone freedom
When Jul 29, 2021

from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where #fsf Libera.Chat IRC channel
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The “freedom ladder” is a new method the FSF campaigns team has developed to help users get their first start in software freedom.

One problem with most guides introducing newcomers to GNU/Linux is that they stop them too soon on their “journey to freedom,” and end up suggesting that a partially nonfree setup is a desirable outcome. By contrast, our guide’s focus is to encourage users to not rest content with nonfree software, while at the same time recognizing that they have other pressures and obligations. We want to help them stay both motivated and determined in their gradual process to eliminate nonfree software from their lives.

Between July and August, the FSF campaigns team is hosting a series of discussions and brainstorming sessions to cover each step of a user's journey to freedom.

This meeting will cover the following steps on the freedom ladder:

  • Understanding encryption
  • Mobile phone freedom

All times are given in EDT (UTC -4).

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