Renata Avila on Stallman

Renata Avita (founder of A+ For a free, feminist and inclusive digital future Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms).

I found this on the Internet and I consider it an important reflection. An important read. And a departing point for discussions.

Trying to Understand the Lynching of Stallman: for an Uncompromising Defense of Free/Libre Software

Some people taking part in the mob lynching RMS for sure hate his guts. Because he is “weird” and they think he is “creepy”, because he doesn’t obey to any of the social conventions of our times, because he isn’t considerate towards them, etc. anti-conformists, anarchists and neuro-divergent people often face this kind of hate.

Some take part because they want to get the social credit of being on the side of “justice”.

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