You remember the vpn provider #privateinternetaccess financially supporting the neonazi social network #gab, don't you? Their defense was "free speech" yaddayadda... I've been bugging them on twitter for a while now and guess what. They blocked me for critizicing them publicly. So much for free speech. Don't buy from PIA!
@reinhard_codes I also told them about gab. I won't be renewing with them, since is already payed and I won't be getting my money back :(
@reinhard_codes the Venn diagram of VPNs that aren’t backed by state actors, work well and aren’t shady is pretty small. Who do you recommend?
@sconlan That's a question I am not prepared to answer... depends on your threat model, I'd say...
@reinhard_codes whats a good alternative? my sub ends soonish
@reinhard_codes "who's to decide who we give our money to? Not us, that's for sure. If there is a Nazi, freedom of speech demands we give them our money."
@kittybecca Yeah, it's ridiculous, right?
@reinhard_codes it's like they know their argument is bullshit and they're not even trying
@reinhard_codes might be interesting to know that the "Librem Tunnel" service from Purism is actually just PIA.
@alva That's fitting. Librem Social is also a free speech zone... Huge red flag.
@reinhard_codes yeah I bailed. As luck would have it, between algo, Cloudflare Warp, and a free vpn though my usenet news provider, I've no use for PIA anymore.
@reinhard_codes Oh cool: We're still at the stage where we call #tech platforms "Neonazi services" because we can't accept a platform not censoring its users to appease the far left's fear of the far right.
@reinhard_codes Needless to say I'll probably be called a #Nazi myself just for saying this. No point in even explaining that I'm against #hate #hatespeech and such people, since even then I'm ignored and called such.
I only partly support #Gab due to their campaigning for a free #internet (politics aside) as well as plans to create an improved #Mastodon fork which might benefit everyone. Same as #Librem / #Purism which are probably going to be labeled #Nazis as well eventually.
@MirceaKitsune fuck off
@reinhard_codes Gab is not a "neo nazi" network, they probably blocked you because people who think freedom of expression is important is a "neo nazi" value are a waste of time.
It's why people block flat earthers, nobody cares to hear autism.
@reinhard_codes fucking hell you actually wrote this email? my god, my stomach has never turned from cringe so hard in my life.
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