Apple's Jobsless Future

Posted by brideoflinux on Aug 25, 2011 7:52 AM EDT
FOSS Force; By Christine Hall
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As a FOSS supporter, I’ve often found myself POd by actions taken by Steve Jobs, especially in recent months as he’s pulled-out his patent portfolio and declared war on Android. However, I’ve never viewed his actions through the same lens as I’ve used to see the anti-FOSS moves made by the likes of Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer or Larry Ellison. Indeed, I’ve always viewed Jobs as something of a kindred spirit and have understood that his commitment to protecting Apple has been brought about because he knows what it’s like to be ripped off by the likes of Microsoft. It’s happened to him in the past and he’ll be damned if he’s going to let it happen to him again. I like Jobs. I admire him. But he still pisses me off sometimes.

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It'll be even worse Grishnakh 0 564 Aug 25, 2011 12:18 PM

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