Its because people want to pressure you into joining their ideological cause because their cause doesn't inspire real support otherwise. If they were so kind and noble they wouldn't have to resort to shit like this, people would flock to them for moral guidance on their own. You build a valuable tool and that means they need to capture you or they can't push people around as easily. Don't be bullied into anything.
I'm so sorry to say it, but today @linuxjournal closed down for good. As you can imagine we are all so sad that this is the end. You can read my final goodbye here:
Move over Fortnite, The International 2019 for Dota 2 has surpassed $30 million https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/move-over-fortnite-the-international-2019-for-dota-2-has-surpassed-30-million.14632 #Valve #Steam #MOBA
Think you're good at CS:GO Danger Zone? It now has Skill Groups for you to show off https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/think-youre-good-at-csgo-danger-zone-it-now-has-skill-groups-for-you-to-show-off.14631 #BattleRoyale #FreeGame #Valve #Steam
If it is public money, it should be public code as well. I support this call for more public code under a Free Software licence: https://publiccode.eu/