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Progress

http://linuxhaters.blogspot.com

In true open source fashion, the community debates the most important issue of the day

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=678775

I for one, think we should remove the kernel version number from dmesg output. I mean, it's changing all the time anyways.

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Created by mclaud2000 3 years 3 weeks ago
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Microsoft: Cloud need only be open surface, not open source

http://www.zdnet.com

Gianugo Rabellino gives a refresher course into the cloudy status of current Microsoft proprietary reasoning: just give us the dough!

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Created by lozz 3 years 6 weeks ago
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The FOSS fakery problem

http://www.h-online.com

When someone searches for OpenOffice, Firefox, VLC or any other popular open source package on the internet, are they necessarily going to get the genuine article?

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Created by lozz 3 years 6 weeks ago
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SUSE & Patent FUD: Who Do We Boycott Now?

http://fossforce.com

Now that Microsoft and SUSE have announced they plan to continue sleeping together, I wonder if the folks at Techrights are rethinking their plans to pull the plug on Boycott Novell?

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Created by lozz 3 years 6 weeks ago
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Linux Professional Institute Joins ITCC Web-based Credential

http://lxer.com

The LPI gets into very bad company and heads off to play in a proprietary corporate playground.

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Created by lozz 3 years 6 weeks ago
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Attachmate lays off Mono employees

http://blog.internetnews.com

Today Attachmate laid off an unknown number of U.S. based Novell developers that were working on the open source Mono project.

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Created by ckhung 3 years 18 weeks ago
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The Myth of Openness

http://www.tech-faq.com

In a world of technology openness is often treated as an imperative, something that has to be preserved or promoted as something inherently good. I’ve been a long time believer in this idea myself, but as I watch the evolution of technology I’m beginning to question its value and underpinnings. What exactly is it that makes openness worthy of a pedestal it’s often being put on?

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Created by libervisco 3 years 22 weeks ago
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Adobe Logic (of Forced Upgrade Cycle)

http://piracy.ssrc.org

This, as we've argued, is not a defect of the Adobe business model, it is the business model. The fact that Adobe won’t maintain compatibility across versions for such basic functionality seems hugely anti-consumer, but obviously very good business.

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Created by ckhung 3 years 22 weeks ago
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Windows Phone 7 and Xbox ban GPL software

http://www.fsf.org

Recently word started getting around that the terms for getting apps on Windows Phone 7, and indie games on the Xbox, have changed. Now, programs submitted to Microsoft cannot have any code licensed under a copyleft license. Even if a single file is licensed under a weaker copyleft license like the LGPL, Microsoft will apparently reject it.

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Created by stargrave 3 years 27 weeks ago
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Pirated Game On Sale On Mac App Store

http://apple.slashdot.org

The game is Luguru, from the humble indie bundle. Apple's not responding to copyright owner's emails.

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Created by spanky 3 years 31 weeks ago
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Serĉilo de Google rifuzas dum tajpado aŭtomatan kompletigon de vortoj kiel «torrent»

http://eo.wikinews.org

La retpaĝaro nun malfavoras kelkajn vortojn, kiuj estas fifamaj ĉe defendantoj de aŭtoraj rajtoj pri verkoj laŭleĝe nedisdonendaj de ajnuloj, eĉ ĉe serĉoj ne koncernantaj tiajn verkojn.

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The Provenance of Florian Müller

http://madhatter.ca

Florian Müller (the English spelling of Müller is Mueller) has a problem. He has no provenance. To quote Wikipedia:

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Created by The Mad Hatter 3 years 32 weeks ago
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Does Florian Müller Work For The Alexis de Tocqueville Institution?

http://madhatter.ca

While reading Florian Müller's claim that Android infringes on Oracle's copyrights, I noticed how much what he was saying looked like Ken Brown's from ADTI's claims. So does Florian work for ADTI?

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Created by The Mad Hatter 3 years 33 weeks ago
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Apple Privacy Concerns Go To Court

http://apple.slashdot.org

An anonymous reader writes "From the article: 'Apple is being sued for allegedly letting mobile apps on the iPhone and iPad send personal information to ad networks without the consent of users.'

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Created by spanky 3 years 36 weeks ago
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Linux tools support iOS 4.2.1

http://www.h-online.com

The new version 1.0.4 of libimobiledevice, a library for communicating with Apple's mobile devices, now supports the recently released iOS 4.2.1 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices

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Created by TMNGoat 3 years 40 weeks ago
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