RMS: «If Microsoft says that ['era of open computing'], it appears to be an attempt at a self-fulfilling prophesy. If people believe it, they may make it come true. The way to deal with that is to refuse to let Microsoft lead you. Pay attention to your freedom instead of self-serving forecasts ... The Free Software Foundation is not a business, it is a political organization that campaigns for freedom for users. So if you want to say that we have a "product", that product can only be freedom. Likewise, I don't want to talk about users as "consumers", because that assumes they are passive and can only use what we give them...»

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