Category Archives: ResponseToTechFUD

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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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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