A Libertarian Software Foundation?

An idea has been bouncing around in my head for a while now. An organisation that gives guidelines on what software advances freedom for individuals and grass-root communities. Of course the Free Software Foundation already exist but they have a rather different notion of freedom to libertarians like myself plus they have always been rather poor at communicating with non-technical people.

The Libertarian Software Foundation could start off as forum online discussing the merits of different programs with an editor compiling it into articles for the public. The behaviour of the organisations making the programs also need reviewing. Mozilla, for example, are known to funnel money to so called “antifa” cells.

Eventually the LSF could start taking donations that can be passed on to people writing everything from cryptocurrency wallets through to mundane but important things such as internationalisation libraries and compilers.

By Ryan McCoskrie

I am a nerd trapped in the country side of North Canterbury, New Zealand trying to get an IT-related career off of the ground. Legal disclaimer: Ryan McCoskrie is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com I'm also signed up with Fishpond but they aren't as strict about this stuff.

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