This whole thread about the ethics of Free Software is very interesting: mastodon.technology/@cj/102275
The freedom to pay somebody to write a program for you is not the same degree of freedom as the freedom to walk wherever you want. There are limitations to both, of course, but they are still different.

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@kensanata It's more than they're different forms of freedom.

In the United States, everyone is free to own a yacht. The freedom *to* own a yacht is not the same as the financial means to.

But what is important int his article (and sorry @cj for not replying to this before) is that it points out how unless we make the freedoms of software freedom accessible to all, they're limited to the privileged.

Even time to learn is a privilege of the wealthy.

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