This is amazing:
bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

tl;dr:
1. a developer of a bunch of popular #npm packages publishes new, intentionally broken versions of them as he doesn't want to support for-profit companies with his free work;
2. NPM *reverts* the packages to older versions against developer's wishes;
3. GitHub *blocks* the developer for acting "irresponsibly".

That story again: developer blocked by #Microsoft #GitHub for making changes to his own code.

This is why #AGPL and @forgefriends are so important!

@gargron @rysiek If you don't want to support BigTech, then don't use "permissive" licenses. Use AGPL. The problem is: Most people don't understand Copyright and licences. So they find their way to choosealicense.com which is curated by Microsoft Github. It prominently advertises the MIT licence with "I want it simple and permissive". This phrase sounds fair and good to most people. But permissive actually means "I permit BigTech to run their profit-driven thing with my code".

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@t0k @Gargron @rysiek I long changed my wording to "lax licenses" — or in German: Vogelfrei (free as in lawless — without rights).

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