Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Oct 2009 14:09 UTC, submitted by Cytor
Hardware, Embedded Systems When Psystar announced it Rebel EFI package, the company was quickly accused of simply taking open source code, repackaging it, and selling it for USD 50. While selling open source code is not a problem, not making the source code available if the license demands it is. Netkas, famous OSX86 hacker, and a Russian site are now claiming they have found the smoking gun.
Permalink for comment 391612
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: Wait, what?
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 28th Oct 2009 17:00 UTC in reply to "RE: Wait, what?"
Member since:

Because every once and then OSNews likes to take the path of speculative (rather than fact-based) journalism, probably because it wins them the most page views.

Like I said above (and if you would've cared to read the comments, instead of starting the baseless attacks right away, you would've seen it), this product is available to everyone, and as such, all you need to do to be entitled to the source code is to download the free copy they offer on their website.

And as the article CLEARLY mentions, we need to wait for someone to actually request said code first, and see what they do.

No need to buy anything.

Edited 2009-10-28 17:01 UTC

Reply Parent Score: 2