Currently a Network Engineer student. Linux user, FOSS fan. Self-hoster. General nerd. Also into environmentalism.
There’s inklings of this kind of thing already here and there, one example: https://goodmenproject.com/
Depends on the products. Soda for example is basically all just carbonated sugar water with different flavors. The consumer thinks they have a choice but it’s really all the same. Many Linux distros shouldn’t exist, but they do. Same idea carries over into politics here in North America. Choice is nice, but only if it’s a real choice.
Lemmy.ml itself is an “instance” of Lemmy, lol. This is just like when people think they need to make an account on Mastadon.social to have a Mastadon account.
10 million wouldn’t be enough to affect change