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Sarah Mei
So....Mozilla knows, right, that "privacy" has never been an effective selling point for software? Like ever?
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Sarah Mei 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei
And that, in fact, it's failed spectacularly many, many times? I wonder what makes them think THIS IS THE TIME.
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Sarah Mei 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei
Signed, The #5 All Time Diaspora Contributor Ask Me How Much People Actually Want Privacy™️
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Matt Mireles 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei @DuckDuckGo
How do u explain ?
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Sarah Mei 3 Jul 17
well the fact that it has less than 1% market share (and less than 0.5% in many recent reports) explains a lot I think
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Matt Mireles 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei @DuckDuckGo
Count me as part of the 1%
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Sam Livingston-Gray 3 Jul 17
I’m also in that 1%. But I realized years ago that products that appeal to me are probably doomed. I’m an edge case on more axes than not.
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DuckDuckGo 3 Jul 17
Thank you for being the 1%! We're doing our best to not be doomed. So far, so good:
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steveklabnik 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei
I would argue that raising awareness of privacy issues is part of Mozilla's mission regardless of conversion into FX users.
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Sarah Mei 3 Jul 17
Replying to @steveklabnik
It's an "if a tree falls in the forest" thing though. There's no negative repercussions for folks due to google accumulating all that data.
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steveklabnik 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei
oh totally; trust me i am just as skeptical as you are that some people care
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Sarah Mei 3 Jul 17
Replying to @steveklabnik
Maybe they're counting on the fact that something bad will happen and they'll have this campaign all ready to go? :D
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Sean Griffin 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei @steveklabnik
I'd wager that many people also don't think that they have any reason to trust Moz more than Google
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steveklabnik 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sgrif @sarahmei
possible; that's a totally different ball of wax :)
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Blake 🌏 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei
I think in Germany customers care a bit more that one might expect.
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Sarah Mei 4 Jul 17
Replying to @blakeirvin
Yeah. Germany is the only place that has seen significant Diaspora usage to date.
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Matt Lee 3 Jul 17
Replying to @sarahmei
Right. And also they're ignoring their decision to include proprietary DRM in Firefox to support Netflix. 👎
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steveklabnik 3 Jul 17
Replying to @mattl @sarahmei
This bums me out too but was simply a lost battle. Mozilla did fight it, but you don't win them all :(
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