Linked by David Adams on Tue 13th Dec 2011 03:12 UTC
Editorial I was reading today about how Linux Mint developers altered the Banshee music player source code to redirect affiliate revenue from Amazon music orders to them instead of Banshee. They've reportedly made less than $4, which has caused a kerfluffle among those paying attention to that corner of the world. But it raises a larger point that has been swirling around for a couple of decades: an OS vendor has a lot of power to influence, and even monetize their user base. Where should they draw the line?
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RE[6]: Drawing the line
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 13th Dec 2011 17:17 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Drawing the line"
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No, I'm actually pro-censorship of these things. I just find it interesting that you refuse to call it censorship.

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