The No Vampire Squids mission is to promote and distribute fair software:

Our beliefs

Software has a powerful beauty

Miracles happen when marginal costs are approximately zero.

The whole world should have access to the benefits of today’s software, since

(With the notable exception of demanding AI programs)

But not everyone has access

The biggest blockers, in order of importance, are:

Alternatives do exist

The priority is ensuring fair software (e.g. open source) is financially sustainable

Developers and designers deserve to be rewarded for their contributions to humanity.

Some jobs that have no intrinsic rewards (e.g. bug fixes) should be paid with money.