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62400928 No.62400928 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe] [rbt]

>"Why, yes, I do hinder my computing experience by exclusively using FOSS garbage and CuckCuckGo under the false pretence that not only do I matter, but I matter so much that the machine built for convenience should be as inconvenient as possible to protect muh privatez, thanks for asking"

>> No.62401040

Protecting your privates is important

>> No.62401122

>>62400928
There's a happy medium. Going full FOSS is dumb and limiting unless you're truly an important person with top classified information (nobody in this site is), but taking basic steps to protect your info/files is always a good thing. i.e. Nothing wrong with using anti-tracking addons for your (non-Chrome) browser and basic file encryption, but switching your BIOS to Libreboot seems like overkill.

Of course, in the workforce none of this matters. At home I use probably a 50/50 split between FOSS and non-FOSS, at work we all just use botnet shit because it's easier that way and most of our customers will be running our software on botnet browsers and OS's anyway.

>> No.62401210

seeing this thread is the highlight of my day on /g/ thank you based fedora poster

>> No.62401606

>>62400928
>"Why, yes, I do hinder my life experience by posting on /g/ and arguing with people on the internet about the superiority of my choices. I do this under the false pretense that not only do I have a life but I enrich the lives of others by criticizing their personal choice of software. It matters so much to me that someone else's machine run the software I feel is superior that I've driven away all members of the opposite sex by neglecting to wash muh privatez, thanks for asking"

>> No.62402515

>>62401210
always happy to help

>>62401606
>driven away all members of the opposite sex
wew
>current year
>being straight

>> No.62402727

>>62400928
Only pol uses cuccuckgo

>> No.62402847

>>62400928
How many times are you going to shit this thread out?

>> No.62402872

>>62402847
funny you should say "shit this thread out" because i literally post this every time i take a shit

>> No.62402903

>>62402872
Please pursue suicide

>> No.62402927

>>62402903
rude lad

>> No.62402965

You need to have really sad life if you think that shitposting on /g/ worth something

>> No.62402976

>want to order pizza
>website uses nonfree javascript
>no phone because my freedoms

please help

>> No.62402994

>>62400928
People who don't matter should guard their privacy just as closely as those that do, so that those who matter can't be easily distinguished from those who don't.

>> No.62403043

>being too dumb for free software

you have to go back

>> No.62403063

>>62403043
But I'm literally on Arch right now...?

>> No.62403096

Then what the living fuck is the point of these threads? Kill yourself, OP

>> No.62403143

>>62403096
I assume you meant to quote >>62403063?
I use Arch on my laptop because I had a limited internet connection for a bit and had to reinstall something when the HDD died. Arch was a smaller download so I just installed that and never bothered to replace it because it's just a laptop where I don't really need to do much.
I do not exclusively use FOSS, not do I use CuckCuckGo.

>> No.62403157

Again, who gives a fuck? Use what works for you and stop posting this thread multiple times a day

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