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Mozilla Speaks Out Against the Free But Proprietary Web

May 02, 2008, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"Mozilla Europe's founder Tristan Nitot has no problem with free software. Indeed, his organization has created some of the best of it. But when software technologies like Adobe's Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight are free but proprietary, they can create all sorts of problems. "Free" without "open" can become a one-way ticket to technology prison.

"Adobe has recently taken steps to open up its Flash technology, but Nitot's concern is still valid..."

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