Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 11th Nov 2012 15:49 UTC
Windows "Yesterday my desktop died, and so I went ahead and got a brand new Windows 8 laptop. It's always been my feeling that as years go on, user experience has been going down for people who use a computer and the Internet, because of decisions all companies make that are clearly anti-user, either because they think they know best, or in many cases, for financial gains. But from spending all night reinstalling everything and customizing the laptop, I realized just how bad it has become." Probably the biggest reason to go Mac or Linux. Such a shame Microsoft found it more important to pressure OEMs into silly Secure Boot nonsense instead of doing something about the anti-user crapware disaster. Goes to show who Microsoft cares about. Hint: it ain't you.
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RE[6]: Comment by marcp
by lucas_maximus on Mon 12th Nov 2012 16:02 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by marcp"
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BSD gives me the freedom to make software proprietary; that's more freedom for corporations, but less for end users.

Sorry? How? Surely it is equal to both?

Both the end user and a corp are free to do what they want with the code.

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