We at @conservancy filed suit as a purchaser of TVs to stand up for #copyleft. There was no source or offer for source even after we'd been working w/them for a long time on older products. Copyleft can help us take control of our tech in a meaningful way, it's a huge benefit to consumers.
'Ralph Nader help us!' a new kind of #consumer rights' lawsuit. @conservancy is taking the argument to court, that free and open source software (#FOSS) in the commons is a significant value to consumers, and that value is taken away when their licensed (#GPL) rights to source code is withheld. The press kit PDF: https://sfconservancy.org/docs/software-freedom-conservancy-v-vizio-announce-press-kit.pdf Rights to #repair, and #security are included.
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!