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09.24.20

Linux Foundation: “Transformation Through Open Source” is Proprietary Software That Rejects Linux

Posted in Deception, GNU/Linux, Kernel at 4:13 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

The Foundation of Contradictions

LF report

Summary: The Linux Foundation, run by proprietary software companies that don’t really care about Linux, is still a lot more about openwashing (perception management techniques) than about “Open Source” or even Linux (which most of the Foundation rejects)

THE Linux Foundation works very well… for the few people who run it and bag/net massive salaries (without even using Linux!).

What does this foundation even stand for? Apparently nothing but words or lip service.

“So they keep telling us how Open Source is all awesome while consistently rejecting it themselves (rejecting both Linux and Free software).”Case of point?

This new report was published some hours ago and promoted in Linux.com (a spam site). Not too shockingly, for the third in a row (that I examine this closely enough), it’s a slap in the face of the messenger; those reports are always produced with proprietary software on a Mac, including statements such as: “They’re all dependent on open source software.”

So they keep telling us how Open Source is all awesome while consistently rejecting it themselves (rejecting both Linux and Free software).

LF report made on Mac

Linux Foundation report… a report made on… a Mac.

LF report made on Mac

Using software that does not even run on GNU/Linux. What is one to conclude?

“Linux Foundation report… a report made on… a Mac.”They are not improving, are they?

Are they even listening at all?

To make matters worse, they’ve added a sort of ‘paywall’ that requires something in exchange for reading/downloading this report. Now they’re harvesting E-mails (for marketing) and personal details from people who wish to read their reports. As noted earlier today in relation to Red Hat/IBM, those things tend to be misused.

Here’s the direct link to the report (to bypass their data harvesting).

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