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FSF takes on Windows 7

Aug 26, 2009, 19:59 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"The seven deadly sins are, according to the FSF, the "seven major areas where proprietary software in general and Microsoft Windows in particular hurt all computer users: invading privacy, poisoning education, locking users in, abusing standards, leveraging monopolistic behavior, enforcing DRM (Digital Restrictions Management), and threatening user security."

"Beside the Web site, and a public demonstration at the Boston Common, the FSF elaborated on these points in a letter to the leaders of the Fortune 500 companies. Well, actually 499 CEOs since, as the FSF notes on the site, "We didn't think Microsoft would listen.""

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