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Walt Disney Commitment To Open Source

Aug 21, 2012, 11:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dean Howell)

There has been a lot of buzz around the Internet lately regarding Disney’s view of Open Source software after a bizarrely scripted episode of Shake It Up, a run-of-the-mill, Saturday morning style sitcom for tweens. The Internet at large reacted to the show’s small segment with a torrent of negativity, calling Disney “Brainwashers”.

We even reported on the segment here at The Powerbase, implying that long-term harm may have been done to tarnish the image of Open Source in the minds of the youths that may have been watching the program. For reference, here is the clip and a script:

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