Opposition

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Opposition - opposition to free software - fud, opponents in the media, negative reviews of free software, negative reviews of opponents, etc.
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Oracle's anti-OSS stance

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Is Oracle starting to show its true feelings for open source software? It's taken a few months but the effects of Oracle buying Sun Microsystems are starting to become obvious. And among them are a series of blows for open source software.

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Larry Ellison: “We Have to Exploit Open Source.”

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Good new find from SJVN and further explanation about comedy regarding software patents at Sun Microsystems

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Steve Jobs Is Watching You: Apple Seeking to Patent Spyware

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It looks like Apple, Inc., is exploring a new business opportunity: spyware and what we're calling "traitorware."

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Oracle Action Could Cause Migration to GNU/Linux (at Expense of Solaris)

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By spilling coffee Oracle scares Solaris users, upsets the GNU/Linux community, and helps show what a joke (literally) software patents are

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Microsoft’s ‘Android Tax’ Shows Why Mono Should be Treated as Threat

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Asian companies sell many phones with Linux in them, but Microsoft is extorting all of them

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Novell Uses Linux Foundation Event (LinuxCon) to Promote Proprietary Software and Fog Computing

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Foggy slant from Novell staff at the event which promotes Linux (LinuxCon) but not necessarily software freedom

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Novell/Mono Could be Sued by Oracle

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Next target for Oracle could be Novell; Sun's outgoing CEO gets a part-time job alongside a former Noveller

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Novell, Patent Lawyers, and Gartner Group a Major Part of the Software Patents Problem

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Novell continues to feed the longtime software patents proponents from Gartner; lawyers promote software patents regardless of their impact on the market

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Apple is the new open source villain

http://www.zdnet.com

It’s an in-depth analysis from Florian Mueller, whose FOSSPatents remains fiercely opposed to all software patents. It’s something of a follow-up to a May piece in which he considered the idea of a Fair Troll.

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Groklaw Repeats Warning About Mono as a Patent Threat

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The site better known for its dedication to copyright fights against the Microsoft-funded SCO is turning its attention also to patent fights against the Microsoft-funded Novell/Mono

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Patent Threat Banshee Gets Hooks Into Ubuntu 10.10

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Another word of warning about Mono software which is excluded from the MCP and why Canonical should not mimic Windows and Mac OS X

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Western Digital is Bad for Freedom (and for GNU/Linux)

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Two reasons not to buy products from Western Digital, as means of making a statement to the company

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Richard Stallman Explains Why Microsoft is ‘Infiltrating’ Free/Open Source Software Events

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The freedom of the software we all sometimes use is under attack, in part thanks to companies like ACCESS and Microsoft, which found a partner in Tim O’Reilly and others who take money to change the direction of Open Source (taking it further away from Free/libre software)

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Greg DeKoenigsber Backtracks in Case of Canonical Critique

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Ubuntu hopefully emerges stronger and its parent company more willing to work upstream after Internet confrontations ignited by DeKoenigsber et al.

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Microsoft’s Top Competitors Are GNU/Linux or Users and Vendors of GNU/Linux

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In the enterprise market GNU/Linux seems to be Microsoft's most dominant threat, not Apple

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