Myles Braithwaite

I wont debate the technical aspects of the FSF’s latest complacent because it’s actually true. When you visit a website that uses JavaScript (and are not using an extension like NoScript) technically code is being executed on your computer that is likely to be preparatory (i.e. you visit Facebook without disabling JavaScript you are running non-free1 code on your computer).

But still I have read their document, ”The JavaScript Trap”, and What the Fuck!


  1. Non-free software is any software that is not free. Its use, redistribution or modification is prohibited, or requires you to ask for permission, or is restricted so much that you effectively can’t do it freely. 

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