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[–]d3rr 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

I'm down with pulling SaidIt RedReader off of F-Droid and putting it elsewhere.

Gab has responded to F-Droid’s decision by branding them as cowards and announcing plans to fork F-Droid’s repository.

Elsewhere like Gab's F-Droid fork though? That'd be as bad as having your code on M$'s GitHub or the CIA's GitLab :) Man it's rough times all of the sudden.

[–]Drewski 7 insightful - 2 fun7 insightful - 1 fun8 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

I don't agree with their decision, but F-Droid is still a valuable resource and doesn't currently have any viable alternatives. I wonder if they're going to continue hosting Fedilab, Librem Social, and other Fediverse clients that don't block Gab at the user level.

What's this about GitLab being CIA though?

[–]d3rr 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I got the impression that F-Droid is only going to ban the Gab app because it explicitly takes you there, but generic Fediverse clients will be allowed. But who knows.. it's certainly a slippery slope once you start evaluating things politically.

GitLab was funded/founded (in part I assume) with In-Q-Tel money: https://www.iqt.org/gitlab/