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Stallman Comments on the Oyster

Jun 09, 2008, 18:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Judge)

"After our coverage of London's Oyster card, which uses Linux for its online payment system, we had a response from Richard Stallman, head of the Free Software Foundation.

"The original article was Linux Opens London's Oyster.

"The GNU system (often called 'Linux') has been developed, since 1984, for the sake of computer users' freedom. Ironically it is now the basis for a system designed to smother the freedom of the people of London, through online payments to Oyster cards.

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