Direct Democracy proposal for IT, Communications and Data Protection

Legislation to cover software that is not free/libre

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Should the People's Administration install direct democracy, we propose to draw-up legislation to cover software that is not free/libre.

Whether you pay for software or use it free of charge, free/libre software is software that doesn't infringe upon your personal freedoms [choices]. Software that is free/libre is not necessarily free of a commercial charge but, is termed 'free/libre' if it respects your personal freedom and privacy.

For example; Microsoft Windows is not free/libre software. It is actually one of the most freedom-violating programmes on the market.

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Internet Explorer, Chrome, Netscape and other web browsers are all given away free of charge but, the real cost to consumers is in having their personal data collected and re-distributed, and so they are not free/libre.

The People's Administration proposes that all software sold in the UK that is not free/libre, be compelled to list the violations that it commits, so as to enable consumers to make an educated choice before they use it. Failing to do so accurately and honestly will amount to a criminal offence.

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Voting for direct democracy outside a general election

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It is up to us, the people [not the politicians] to use the power that we have always had, to choose to implement direct democracy as soon as possible.

This is not a protest campaign.

In accordance with Magna Carta Article 61 and with UN UDHR Article 21 and with all democratic principals up-held by the UN [which the UK is signed-up to], the People's Administration's Direct Democracy Twitter blog is a UN-sanctioned and legally recognised voting format for UK reform to direct democracy - even outside a general election.

Vote legitimately for a peaceful and structured UK reform to direct democracy now simply by following the People's Administration's Direct Democracy Twitter blog and when numbers reach a point of critical mass, we'll do the rest.

Follow: @self_rule

The People's Administration's constitution for reform to direct democracy and our voting protocols for implementing direct democracy have both been accepted by the UK Electoral Commission and the UN as legitimate. In a general election, the People's Administration DOES NOT have to field candidates to secure your vote on the ballot paper. Outside a general election, you can vote for a legitimate reform to direct democracy now by following @self_rule