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Posted by on Dec 8, 2012 in Hardware News |

Richard Stallman: Ubuntu is as bad as Windows

Richard Stallman: Ubuntu is as bad as Windows

Richard Stallman, founder of the free Foundation, in a long blog post FSF launches harsh criticism against Canonical, the developer of the popular distributions: Ubuntu, because Amazon integration with Ubuntu 12.10 .

believes that feature similar to the surveillance tactics of Microsoft Windows operating system, which considers tactics violate the principles of free software, and compared with backdoor Trojans (backdoors), DRM and other malpractices.

Canonical defends mentioning that this feature is an important source of funding that allows them to continue developing open source software for the benefit of the Linux community. Stallman Defense that are just nonsense, because any benefit obtained from the feature does not compensate the loss of reputation that leads to free software to destroy his image of “malware free”.

Stallman calls the community to stop recommending Linux and reject for espionage.

Link: Stallman: Ubuntu spyware makes it JUST AS BAD as Windows (The Register)

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