NSA Scandal Reveals Google is not really like Linux and never was.

Posted by buntfu on Jun 10, 2013 10:08 AM EDT
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What is the most telling about these recent scandals are who are NOT on the list. I dare someone to show me one, "truly" free and opensource project that is on the government spy list. You can't count Google or Apple, both are trying to rein in opensource products and make them their own.

Apple choose BSD for their guts instead of Linux simply so they could steal without getting in trouble and or sued. Google is trying to do the same with Linux by "borrowing" lots of code and ideas, tweaking it enough to call it there own and will eventually make it essentially proprietary. Have you seen any Android apps running on your Linux box natively? Didn't think so.

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