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Submission + - FSF Wants To Police JavaScript Use (

mikejuk writes: The FSF (Free Software Foundation) wants us all to add tags to JavaScript that identifies the code as being open source. This would allow tools such as LibreJS to identify any non-trivial proprietary code and automatically block the web page.
Perhaps this is a step too far — is over-regulating software freedom like fighting for peace?

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FSF Wants To Police JavaScript Use

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.