[hackerspaces] Hackerspaces Re:Foundation (Was Re: Abuse Of Power)

Sean Bonner sean at seanbonner.com
Sat Apr 13 22:25:04 CEST 2013

> The other major point in using the word "hacker" is that it has major
> negative connotations when seeking funding form the commercial sector.
>  It could be argued that we (sf_x) probably lost our space because of
> the confusion surrounding that word.

I would just like to say fuck that.

We are hackers, it's not our fault or problem that some people are stupid
and like to wring their hands about hollywood misinterpretations of the
word - if anything that should make our resolve that much stronger to show
what hackers really are.

I think it's stupid when people try to pretend they aren't hackers and what
they are doing isn't hacking just so that some idiots they don't know don't
get the wrong idea. Give them the right idea, don't stick your head in the


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