Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Dec 2006 21:12 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "The FSF today launched a campaign with a twofold mission of exposing the harms inflicted on computer users by the new Microsoft Windows Vista and promoting free software alternatives that respect users' security and privacy rights. "Vista is an upsell masquerading as an upgrade. It is an overall regression when you look at the most important aspect of owning and using a computer: your control over what it does. Obviously MS Windows is already proprietary and very restrictive, and well worth rejecting. But the new 'features' in Vista are a Trojan Horse to smuggle in even more restrictions. We'll be focusing attention on detailing how they work, how to resist them, and why people should care", said FSF program administrator John Sullivan."
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by Hiev on Fri 15th Dec 2006 23:02 UTC in reply to "RE: ..."
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But anything useful for Average Joe has applications every bit as good as proprietary applications or even better.

The problen is that joe user uses youtube and many other basic applications that makes its use in Linux or BSB useless.

I don't think all the basic joe user needs are covered for Free Software yet but hey, that's just my opinion.

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