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Rethinking Android as open source

Feb 12, 2014, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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Every once in a while, you hear a public outcry for Nokia, Microsoft or even BlackBerry to adopt the Android platform. Practically all those who make such a request do so with the understanding that Android is an open source operating system in a similar vein to the Linux operating system, which has seen the development of multiple distributions that foster choice and a diverse ecosystem. This cannot be further from the truth, unfortunately.

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