Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?
Take advantage of Black Friday with 15% off sitewide with coupon code "BLACKFRIDAY" on Slashdot Deals (some exclusions apply)". ×
Open Source

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?

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

FSF Wants To Police JavaScript Use

Comments Filter:

No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it. -- C. Schulz