#Reddit had a #security incident. May I remind everyone that Reddit used to be open source, but later became closed source in 2017. In less than a year, they face a security incident. This is why we need #AGPL licensed #ActivityPub based alternatives like Anancus and Prismo.
@tuxether I don't mean to be rude, but the AGPL doesn't protect you against security incidents. Let's not pretend that being open source somehow makes you imune to issues. Yes, I want an open-source, federated, link aggregator/discussion board, but let's not point the finger at other people just yet.
@downey self-hosting and decentralization, which would have been possible with reddit if it were under the AGPL, would have helped the situation. Storing every users password on the same server is a security risk, yet that's exactly what centralized systems tend to do.
@tuxether good point
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