Freedom Issue #3146
[translate-shell] SaaSS, spyware
This program acts as a CLI for Google, Bing, and Yandex translation SaaSS. Since SaaSS is equivalent to nonfree software which is also spyware and has a universal backdoor, this program is spyware.
It can also be uses with Apertium, which appears to be free, although any free program can still be operated as SaaSS; it is necessary to run Apertium locally or on your own server to have freedom.