What3words legally threatening a researcher. Thread👇
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.

@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.

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.


@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.

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.

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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