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The Linux Extremist: Marx and Linux

Aug 06, 2006, 04:00 (17 Talkback[s])

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"There is one particular breed of wacko that appears to be on the rise, however. This variant of fruit loop thinks Linux is a foreign plot, created by Communists in an attempt to destroy America's software industry. They point to the fact that Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, is apparently leftist in his politics, and that Linus Torvalds' father was a Communist, as if one's politics was transmitted through one's genes. These 'Anti-Linux Patriots' cling to Windows rather like their forebears in lunacy clung to American cars, even if the Toyota next door was more reliable, had better gas mileage and didn't blow up like a Ford Pinto...."

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