[News] Petition Calls for iTunes Linux Port; Stallman Slams "Evil" Apple

[News] Petition Calls for iTunes Linux Port; Stallman Slams "Evil" Apple

Post by Roy Schest » Tue, 06 Feb 2007 05:19:27

To: Apple Inc.

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| We believe that Apple's developers should take the time to develop a
| version of the iTunes media player for the Linux operating system.


Nearthwort Podcast #11: Richard Stallman, founder of the free software

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| After introducing the concept of free software, Richard offers some
| trenchant criticism of two tech superstars: the Lord of Linux,
| Linus Torvalds, and Apple guru Steve Jobs. From there, we move
| into a discussion of the impact of free software --
| and freedom more generally -- on the evolution of personal
| and global consciousness.


1. Apple iTunes slams into top ten music retail chart

2. [News] [Linux] Cheap Linux Laptops a Success Story, Windows Tablets Get Slammed

Cheap laptops bring equality to Villa Cardal

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| Maria Fojo echoed that sentiment at her home the day after the
| program's launch. ''Sure they will play computer games. But also,l
| ast night they already read the instructions on how to take photos
| [with the laptops]. At least they will now be forced to read. They
| never read books,'' said the mother of sixth-grade twins, Franco
| and Lucas.


103 Reasons Not to Use a Mobile PC in School

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| 67. It's from Microsoft.
| 68. It's not made by Apple.
| 69. It's Windows.
| 70. It doesn't come with Linux.
| 71. We use Unix at work.



Governments Must Reject Gates' $3 Bid to *** Next Billion PC Users

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| "Microsoft's strategy of getting developing nations hooked on its
| software was clearly outlined by Bill Gates almost a decade ago," said
| Con Zymaris, CEO of long-standing open source firm *** source.
| Specifically, Bill Gates, citing China as an example, said:
| "Although about 3 million computers get sold every year in China, but
| people don't pay for the software," he said. "Someday they will, though.
| As long as they are going to steal it, we want them to steal ours.
| They'll get sort of *** ed, and then we'll somehow figure out how to
| collect sometime in the next decade."[1]

http://www. *** source.com.au/press/gates_set_to_ *** _next_billion.html

3. [News] [Linux] The Linux Foundation Joins Patent Reform Efforts, Slams Microsoft

4. Microsoft is evil, very evil (was: Google is evil, very evil)

5. [News] [Rival] Apple's CFO Slams Microsoft

6. [News] Wikipedia Cofounder Slams BillyPress for Slamming Wikipedia

7. Daniel morgan: SQUASHED SmASHED Slam Slam Slam balls

8. [News] [Rival] Microsoft Bribes Mac Bloggers to Slam Apple

9. [News] Stallman Calls for Open Source Hardware, Specifications

10. [News] Apple Does Evil with Software Patents

11. [News] Richard Stallman Calls Miguel de Icaza a Traitor to the Free Software community

12. [News] Apple Weakens Another Evil Empire as Profit Hit Record Levels

13. [News] [Evil] Google Pulls a Microsoft/Apple, Runs Smear Campaigns

14. [News] Linux Foundation Calls Sun-Oracle Good News to Linux

15. [News] Linux-Kongress Keynotes; Lessig and Stallman to Present