Monthly Archives: August 2011

July 2011 Interview With Muktware

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/31/interview-in-muktware Actually a pretty good article – and one where I have little complaints against. Roy speaks about some of his background and some views on Linus Torvalds and Richard Stallman. One of the questions he is asked, though, has a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Tries to Lure Linux Luminaries Away From Linux

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/31/buying-out-irivals Businesses look for people they admire who have skills and talents they would like to bring in house. There is nothing wrong with this. Some people will want to work for a company that offers them a job and … Continue reading

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OpenSUSE in 2011

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/31/opensuse-under-attachmate Roy is on a rant against OpenSUSE, a desktop Linux distro: Summary: Why OpenSUSE is not a project worth supporting and what it has been up to over the past week Let’s look at why does Roy say it … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Ben Edelman Paid by Microsoft, Attacks Google

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/30/ben-edelman-works-for-monopolist Roy’s Summary: Summary: “I’ve worked with Microsoft on these kinds of matters,” writes Ben Edelman, whose poison pen has one main target: Google One main target?  What else has Mr. Edelman written?  Roy does not say. But Mr. … Continue reading

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Microsoft in Embargo War Against Linux

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/30/stopping-linux-at-the-border Roy starts with this rather odd “summary: Summary: Microsoft takes the Apple approach to pushing Java/Linux aside while Nokia gets more litigious as well This is odd given how he never mentions Java again in the article. Just what … Continue reading

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Roy shows his bias against Apple and Microsoft

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/29/harmful-swpats-duopoly Corporate Press Turns Against Patents But Forgets/Neglects to Stress Microsoft and Apple Are an Integral Part of the Problem. Summary: More patents-hostile coverage from respected publications, but the role of monopolists is de-emphasized, which helps corporations but not … Continue reading

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Preloading Microsoft Linux

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/28/microsoft-backed-distro When Apple, Microsoft and others work against the competition, Roy sees that as a sign they are not being innovative and cannot compete. Here we see Roy doing the exact same thing as what he puts down in … Continue reading

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Patents Wrath Escalated to President Obama

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/28/president-of-the-united-states-and-swpats Roy summarizes his article with this: Summary: Patents are viewed as anti-competitive and Verizon’s Chief Counsel asks the President of the United States to address the problem So far so good. The patent system is a mess and … Continue reading

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Amplifying Techrights

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/27/amplifying-techrights Wow… only a couple days old and Roy is already responding to this site. He writes: Summary: Misguided individuals think that writing about Techrights would cause harm to Techrights Roy seems to think the purpose of this site … Continue reading

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GNU/Linux Desktop Market Share

Referencing: http://techrights.org/2011/08/19/gnu-linux-on-techrights/ Roy has a post where he starts by saying “20 years old kernel finds itself everywhere”. This is a fine opening: Linux is found in many place.  It is heavily seen in the server room and in embedded devices … Continue reading

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