Fwd: Not "the free phone"

Daniel Bartholomew plumcreek at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 20:08:15 CEST 2007

On Mon, 2007-07-16 at 19:56 +0200, Marc-Olivier Barre wrote:
> On 7/16/07, Dirk Bergstrom <openmoko at otisbean.com> wrote:
> > Pius A. Uzamere II wrote:
> > > I agree with your first sentence, but came up with precisely the opposite
> > > conclusion!  I think Freedom Phone would work extremely well in the US.
> >
> > The set of people who would want a "Freedom Phone" probably does not
> > have much overlap with the set of people who would want an open source
> > phone.
> >
> > "Freedom", at least in the US, has been even more violently co-opted
> > than than "free phone"...
> >
> ok, why not something totaly different from free, freedom and open?

Well, since Apple has gone iThis and iThat with everything and dropped
their use of PowerThis and PowerThat, why not co-opt that?

How would you like a PowerPhone?

Daniel Bartholomew

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