We are (not) Spock.
The GPL is about freedom to take your code and make it mine. That doesn’t mean you’re unprotected, it just means you need to protect yourself.
The circular arguments, that silence proves success, or at least an acceptable status quo, need to be thrown out on their ears.
Collecting information on users is something every program wants to do. Doing it is easier said than done.
It’s just an app to the left, and then a blog to the right as we get used to the new world order of WordPress on the desktop.