@rghvdberg 'The biggest problem—and this isn’t limited to web development—is how it has baked exploitation into the core worldview of so many people. We use open-source software. We get paid to use open-source software. Our employers benefit, but the money never trickles down—money never trickles down.'

@rghvdberg 'Most web software companies are built to quickly extract value from the underlying open-source layer... Speed is of the essence because you aren’t doing anything unique. You aren’t creating tech of your own or building on a hard-earned understanding of the clientele. You are using your funding to race against others to see who manages to squeeze the most business out of the underlying OSS before the funding runs out.'

Some solution at the end: make your free software uninteresting to big tech 😃

I'm safe. Big Tech isn't interested in Clearly Broken Software 😁

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