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Making an aaS out of free software

Apr 19, 2012, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

While many in the tech industry and the media have been touting the benefits of various "As-a-Service" models, there are also still concerns that such remote computing models will ultimately harm a fundamental core principle of free software: the ability to truly possess the software in all forms.

This is not a new concern: Free Software guru Richard Stallman has been trying to rally the faithful away from cloud-based services for a long time.

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