Feedback needed: Should non-copyleft open source projects be allowed in this community?

We already have !opensource@lemmy.ml, which Libre culture is a sister ideology to, but it’s a little ambiguous whether Libre culture includes all open source or just the copyleft parts. I’m going to assume everyone here knows the difference between open source and co…

Feedback for the new community icon

I’ve tentatively decided to use a stylized copyleft logo for /c/libre_culture, which you can see here: …

Good video even though the guy bashes on public transport having never even used it apparently. Or its just that shitty in the united states…


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Help pick an icon for /c/libre_culture!

I’m trying to add icons to the communities I moderate, and Libre Culture has been a difficult one. Libre culture is more than just open source, and more than even free (libre) software as it includes hardware too, plus non-tech stuff. It’s an ideology, one that to my knowledge doesn’t have a general…

What is libre culture?

Libre culture is all about empowering people. While the general philosophy stems greatly from the free software movement, libre culture is much broader and encompasses other aspects of culture such as music, movies, food, technology, etc.

Some beliefs include but aren’t limited to:

  • That copyright should expire after a certain period of time.
  • That knowledge should be available to people, not locked away.
  • That no entity should have unjust control or possession of others.
  • That mass surveillance is about mass control, not justice.
  • That we can all band together to help liberate each other.

Check out this link for more.


I’ve looked into the ways other forums handle rules, and I’ve distilled their policies down into two simple ideas.

  • Please show common courtesy: Let’s make this community one that people want to be a part of.

  • Please keep posts generally on topic

  • No NSFW content

Libre culture is a very very broad topic, and while it’s perfectly okay for a conversation to stray, I do ask that we keep things generally on topic.

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