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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by Lorin on Wed 14th Dec 2011 06:53 UTC
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The question of kiddie porn and censorship is easy to solve, make possession the crime, that way the owners of the servers are held accountable, they will then be quick to delete the material keeping Government monitoring out of it. If the product does not exist on a server, the perverts can't get it.

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