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Tuesday, 03 November 2009 07:48

Open source FUD is alive and kicking

Ten, or even five years ago, it was not uncommon to see articles surface periodically, spouting gross untruths about free and open source software.

Published in Open Sauce
A teacher in Austin, Texas, has confiscated Linux CDs being handed out by a student because, she claims, "No software is free and spreading that misconception is harmful." Just how much has the Redmond marketing machine infiltrated our educational institutions?

Published in The Linux Distillery
Mac malware vulnerabilities have become more criminally minded, Mac malware is not just proof of concept, Mac malware will shake Mac users of impenetrable computing misconceptions and Mac malware feeds off Mac users who do not learn from their mistakes. Hard hitting comments that warn of an impending wave of Mac attacks, but does reality match the hyperbole?

Published in Home Tech




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