Mozilla Speaks Out Against the Free But Proprietary Web
May 02, 2008, 21:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Mozilla Europe's founder Tristan Nitot has no problem with free
software. Indeed, his organization has created some of the best of
it. But when software technologies like Adobe's Flash and
Microsoft's Silverlight are free but proprietary, they can create
all sorts of problems. "Free" without "open" can become a one-way
ticket to technology prison.
"Adobe has recently taken steps to open up its Flash technology,
but Nitot's concern is still valid..."