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As long as the code behind "smart" home devices is proprietary, these companies are free to spy on us as much as they like. Help us fight back: tell your friends about free software and urge then to join the FSF! Support . fsf.org

@fsf Let me list a few examples of FOSS programs that spy on you:

Firefox, Thunderbird, Tor Browser, Brave Browser, Waterfox, Librewolf. Source: spyware.neocities.org/articles

This is just a small portion of them all. It has been shown over and over that being FOSS does nothing whatsoever to prevent the spying, so why do you keep misleading people?

@digdeeper @fsf does gnu icecat really spy on you? or does the websites you visit using gnu icecat spy on you?

@FallCheetah7373 @digdeeper @fsf No. Yes. In that order. GNU Icecat scores among the best for network silence, but the problems I see with it are that it sits downstream from Firefox updates. And can go for quite long gaps between updates, so it comes at the expense of regular security.

Ideally, work done in Icecat would get mainlined in FF in the same way that Tor Uplift has cross pollinated its own features.

@digdeeper @fsf
Furryfox: Cuckzilla
Thunderbird: Cuckzilla
Tor Browser: Furryfox skin
Brave: Chromium skin made by former CEO of Cuckzilla
Waterfox: Furryfox skin
Librewolf: Furryfox skin, but perhaps the least bad of these.

Also, soyware that disrespect user freedom but are still open soyce shouldn't count as FOSS, but rather as OSS.
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