Finally, completed the experience post for MiniDebConf India 2021 by @debianindia .

This was probably one of the long ones among my blogs. Took almost 4 days to write and edit but worth the efforts.

and and a special shoutout to @abbyck ;)

#debian #debianindia #100DaysToOffload

MiniDebConf India 2021 is on 23rd (Saturday) and 24th (Sunday) of January 2021

Would you like to help organizing it? #freesoftware #debian #minidebconf #debconf is just copying #Free
Software and shamelessly calling it 'Made in #India'. It is made by people from around the world and shared freely.

Either they did not write even a single line or they are violating the #AfferoGPL #copyright license, which requires them to publish their changes. They are linking to original code in #gab project repos (which is a fork of #mastodon).

Even the terms of service is just copied with references to first amendment in the USA.


#FreeSoftware allows anyone to use, share, modify and redistribute software. But you are still required to follow the specific conditions of the copyright license. You cannot claim copyright to code written by others.

This is not the first instance of such false claims. It has become a trend to take Free Software, falsely and shamelessly claim as 'Made in #India', without writing even a single line of code. Beware of such frauds and promote the Free Software idea, if you notice such instances.

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