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Tomorrow's War: Why FOSS Needs to Change its Views of Apple

Sep 03, 2008, 22:02 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"...the fact that the borrowing is legal in both cases shouldn't mitigate the violation of the community's ethos of sharing. Moreover, as John Sullivan, operations manager for the Free Software Foundation, points out, the cryptographically signed software installation on the iPhone is a form of digital rights management that prevents the modification or sharing of apps that are part of the basic definition of FOSS."

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