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How Microsoft/Proprietary Software Bullies Ruined Digg for GNU/Linux

http://techrights.org

Digg is shown to be abused by "cabals" of users with agenda, which Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (SJVN) claims are also responsible for burying GNU/Linux news in the Web site

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Digg, dug, buried: Linux

http://blogs.computerworld.com

A liberal blogger has uncovered that a "group of influential conservative members of the behemoth social media site Digg.com has just been caught red-handed in a widespread campaign of censorship, having multiple accounts, up-vote padding, and deliberately trying to ban progressives."

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Adam Williamson on Sub-notebooks With GNU/Linux

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"Red Hat's Adam Williamson discusses the troubling epidemic of Vista 7 Crippleware Edition taking hold of netbooks,- as our reader Ryan put it last night"

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Apple Takes Down — But Not Apologises for — FUD Against Linux-powered Phones

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FUD videos about Android phones quietly vanish .

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BCS Linux-baiting sparks flame war

http://www.theregister.co.uk

An article on open source security has sparked off a furious backlash in the normally polite and businesslike world of a British Computer Society journal. Commentards have reacted furiously to a piece by Steve Smith, managing director of IT security consultancy Pentura, in the July Edition of ITNow.

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FUD About Android and Other Free Software Projects

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New case of disinformation about Google's Linux-based mobile platform; other noteworthy cases of FUD

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Novell for Sale: Portfolio of Proprietary Software and Fog Computing

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A look at the items that Novell is marketing nowadays, including a critical look into its characterisation as a "Linux company"

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Novell Puts Microsoft Tax and Microsoft Code in Android and in GNU/Linux

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Novell is acting as though it is Microsoft's committer in circles where Microsoft is rightly distrusted and OpenSUSE still ought to escape

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Lawyers and Monopolies They Work for Are the Key Threat to Software Patent Policy

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Patent lawyers and software giants whom they are representing (also lawyers that become patent trolls) jeopardise emerging companies, almost all of which do not want software to be patentable

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Grameen Foundation and Microsoft Misuse the Term ‘Open Source’

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The Grameen Foundation, which has Microsoft ties, apparently promotes predatory loaners and uses terms like "open source" to get attention

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Google and Verizon Near Deal on Web Pay Tiers

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"Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege..."

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Patents Are Not Copyrights, Copyrights Are Not Patents

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Another fine example from the news which helps show why the term "IP" is poisonous; Google wins a monopoly on mouse-tracking for personalisation/search results refinement

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How MS Belittles ODF, Using the “Choice”-Themed Lies

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Microsoft and its proponents/minions are still pushing an old propaganda line by claiming that Windows and OOXML will bring "choice"

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Microsoft Admits a Software Patent is Just Like Maths

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A bunch of news about patents, including an invaluable admission from one Microsoft attorney that mathematics ought not to be patentable

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Software Patents Versus GNU/Linux, Disguised as Help to GNU/Linux

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More news from Centrify and Protecode, which pretend to help when they actually cause harm (with FUD and Microsoft patent tax)

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