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As lawmakers and other so-called policy experts become aware of the usage of & tools being used in the "cyberwarfare" currently underway, get ready for an uptick for a rehash of the old "Ethical Source" conversations and others suggesting that somehow copyright licenses & laws would stop people from doing bad things using their software.

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Oh, in the ActivityPub community that happened already pretty much after the thing with the friend of Putin.
vice.com/en/article/5dgm5k/tru

For 1 ActivityPub thing, I then took venture capital and did it closed for my “family”, Gruner+Jahr (stern, Geo etc.) 2 years ago.
Today Gruner+Jahr belongs to an evil private tv company.

I would just wish that real funding for prosocial and profacts Open Source would exist.

@downey Do you have a working group at UN on this matter? If so I would love to hear about that 😀 or did you quit there already?

@suguru I'm not aware of any UN-related groups specifically thinking about this issue per se. The closest is probably digitalpublicgoods.net/.

The Open Source Initiative is probably the next most involved organization as stewards of the Open Source Definition (of non-discrimination): opensource.org/about

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