Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Sep 2012 22:07 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu 12.10 will include advertisements for products on Amazon. It will look like this - if you search, product suggestions will pop up. This seems like a rather slippery slope to me, and I certainly wouldn't want this on my desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, or anywhere else. On the web - fine, I'm on your site, not mine - but my desktop is mine, and mine alone. Not that it matters - open source, someone will disable them. Biggest concern: does this mean my search queries get sent across the web?
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by kurkosdr on Sun 23rd Sep 2012 12:47 UTC
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If the money went partly towards improving and partly towards improving Unity, I would give it a thumbs up. Hey folks, I thought funding an open source project through ads and search engine sponsorships was cool.
But unfortunately, the money will go only to Unity, which means Gnome and Unity will keep being based on the rotten foundation known as

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