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Macworld: Opinion: Apple Closes Down OS X

“Thanks to pirates, or rather the fear of them, the Intel
edition of Apple’s OS X is now a proprietary operating system.

“Mac developers and power users no longer have the freedom to
alter, rebuild, and replace the OS X kernel from source code.
Stripped of openness, it no longer possesses the quality that
elevated Linux to its status as the second most popular commercial
OS…”

Complete
Story