"The cypherpunks of the past along with whistleblowers and abolitionists have increased freedom drastically in the last 20 years with technology. The introduction of computer networking, the Internet, computational cryptography, and cryptocurrency have ushered in a new era of thought. One where the very concepts of governance, borders, laws, and sovereign currencies are being increasingly questioned. Like it or not the seeds of decentralization, true peer-to-peer networking, open source technology, and encryption methods are growing exponentially"
Warum Firefox - steht hier. Aber ganz ehrlich: der war nie "weg". Es gibt heute einfach zu viel FUD. Die Schwachmaten sterben ja nicht einfach von einem Tag auf den anderen und es sind einfach zu viele.
"Probably illegal since we have the best government money can buy. (DMCA)
Even if the "Digital Monstrosities and Corruption Act" doesn't stifle this, then "PROTECT Imaginary Property, Promote Intellectual Monopoly, and other purposes" one probably will. It turns the user into a criminal when they try to make their property work better than the manufacturer (like Sony or Microsoft or Apple) wants it to. In Sony's case, this is even more of an insult because it criminalizes a user for restoring features that it was advertised to have in the first place."