[hackerspaces] Hackerspace and hackerspace

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Tue Mar 20 17:06:28 CET 2018

Seriously... you just called not being political a trope... and you expect
me to take you seriously as a person?

On Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 5:12 AM, Walter van Holst <walter at revspace.nl>

> On 2018-03-19 22:59, Matt Joyce wrote:
>> Pretty sure your attempts to tie hacking to activism are as hilarious
>> now as they were in the 80s.
>> Except when they weren't funny at all and good people died.
>> Some of us have no desire for that unpleasantness and will not seek it
>> out.  Thanks.
> Oh, look, someone is trying to revive the dead trope of "I´m not
> political" again.
> Name just one hackerspace in Europe in the 80's that was not tied to
> political activism. The ones in the Netherlands all had firm ties to the
> squatter movement.
> You may disagree with that part of the political spectrum (I sure as hell
> do), but the old anarchists muttering about the hacker scene being co-opted
> by (neo-)liberals bloody well have a point and there´s zero need to be a
> dick about that.
> Regards,
>  Walter
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