It’s weird, eh, a frightening, a brave new world? Yes, I know. And I understand your confusion. But see it like this: We poor Nvidia and fresh hardware owners would love to bathe in the Debian hot spring, too. Read what the Arch geeks in EndeavourOS forum think about this affair. See, they are not as close minded as yours truly but really interested in the earthquakes in gramp’s GNU/Linux distro.
Tom and friends also have an opinion on Debian going non-free: