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Today the tech-world has lost one of those rarest of things, a tech geek with name recognition. Steve Jobs and the company he founded with the lesser know Steve Wozniak is now a technology giant with operating profits and margins that most oil companies only dream of. It is all the more remarkable given Apple’s …

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Free Software legal battles version 2

“We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.” – Steve Jobs, Apple With the embers of the SCO’s legal shenanigans slowly dieing down we were long overdue for the next round of legal attacks on Free Software. We all knew it was coming, having failed with spurious copyright claims the next tool the enemies …

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On Apples Side

I think I’m Apple’s side with the latest ASA ruling. The crux of the ASA’s argument is that Flash and Java are part of “internet”. It’s dangerous because it makes a precedent that supporting these proprietary applications* is the only way you can support the full fat internet. This is something free software will have …

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