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 Hiev on Sun 23rd Sep 2012 18:29 UTC
Hiev
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2005-09-27

Ten years ago, most people would have been thankful to amazon for sponsoring a linux distro, now is the oposite.

Edited 2012-09-23 18:37 UTC

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