this post was submitted on 16 May 2024
787 points (98.4% liked)

Technology

33483 readers
423 users here now

This is the official technology community of Lemmy.ml for all news related to creation and use of technology, and to facilitate civil, meaningful discussion around it.


Ask in DM before posting product reviews or ads. All such posts otherwise are subject to removal.


Rules:

1: All Lemmy rules apply

2: Do not post low effort posts

3: NEVER post naziped*gore stuff

4: Always post article URLs or their archived version URLs as sources, NOT screenshots. Help the blind users.

5: personal rants of Big Tech CEOs like Elon Musk are unwelcome (does not include posts about their companies affecting wide range of people)

6: no advertisement posts unless verified as legitimate and non-exploitative/non-consumerist

7: crypto related posts, unless essential, are disallowed

founded 5 years ago
MODERATORS
you are viewing a single comment's thread
view the rest of the comments
[–] [email protected] 8 points 1 month ago (1 children)

So wait, let me get this straight, people shouldn't install Linux to avoid windows because they might make edge somehow critical to the use of major websites? Why not just use Linux anyways since that's not happening anytime soon (especially not with the market share Chrome and Firefox have)

[–] [email protected] -5 points 1 month ago (1 children)

I didn’t say people shouldn’t install Linux. But even if you do, browser share matters and if Microsoft is abusing their customers and tricking them into using edge in mass, then it will affect you as a Linux user too.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago

It's fucking moot.