"Linspire, a company that is aiming to develop a more mainstream
version of Linux, has often taken heat for being less open with its
software TechNet Security Center: Tools & Guidance to Defend
Your Network than other Linux distrubution providers.
"Now, the San Diego-based firm is inviting criticism again, this
time by offering a free version of its Linux operating system that
includes proprietary drivers and other code intended to deliver
better multimedia support. The company launched Freespire 1.0 last