[Arm-netbook] The Unplanned Obsolescence of the First Fairphone Device « Paul Boddie's Free Software-related blog

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Fri Jan 9 03:29:38 GMT 2015

On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 3:23 AM, Alexander Stephen Thomas Ross
<maillist_arm-netbook at aross.me> wrote:
> https://blogs.fsfe.org/pboddie/?p=802

 yyeahh.... paul's absolutely right - i was delighted when i first
heard of the fairphone... then cringed when i learned it used a
mediatek processor.  i tried to reach them to warn them but it was by
then too late.  they didn't ask anyone with any actual knowledge of
software, just the questions which they are *used* to asking, such as
labour-related ethics of the kinds of "boxed products" that the coop
is used to selling.

 well... they know now that there are different kinds of ethics!  bit
of an expensive lesson that...


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