What3words legally threatening a researcher. Thread👇
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RT @AaronToponce
Their demands are:

1. Delete all copy of "What Free Words" software.
2. Reveal the identities of those I shared it with.
3. Agree I will not make further copies or distribute it.
4.Delete any Tweets that make references to "What Free Words".

I have until May 7, 2021 to comply.
twitter.com/AaronToponce/statu

@onepict I'd like to thank them for making the Swatch Beats of locations: unusable without permission and completely irrelevant now that they've gone and sued folks over it.

@craigmaloney
They have always been full of it. Puff pieces and threatening people. It's about time they had proper scrutiny, especially as they are being used by emergency services. I hope folks spread Aaron's story far. What3words deserves a fuck ton of scrutiny.

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@onepict @craigmaloney

(haven't checked for fedi activity recently, but we do have @atoponce )

@onepict @deejoe @craigmaloney I did okay. I completed it in 1:47:35.7, which is a PR by about 7 minutes, or 30 seconds per mile.

Yes, the anger of what3words threatening me helped push me through some challenging spots.

@atoponce
That's awesome, well done. It's good when we can use our anger to push us through. I've often found motivation in spite of others. I hope you have some rest planned now. 🙂
@deejoe @craigmaloney

@onepict @deejoe @craigmaloney Thanks! I'm still a little on edge, but will feel better after May 7th. I slept well last night though. Most of the anxiety is gone.

@atoponce
That's good. Somehow I think you will sleep well tonight and tomorrow
bask in the achievement. Enjoy being nackered after a run. You've earned it.
@deejoe @craigmaloney

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