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Time to Rebrand the Linux Foundation, Which is Clearly a Misnomer Apathetic Towards Linux and Sometimes Hostile Towards What Linux Actually Stands For

Posted in Deception, Free/Libre Software, GNU/Linux, Kernel at 10:59 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: More people ought to call out and berate the sham that the Linux Foundation became in recent years; it turned from pro-Linux into apathetic and even hostile — to the point of promoting proprietary software, fake security, mass surveillance and shameless posturing that exploits racial grievances for corporate propaganda [1, 2]

IF people in charge of the Linux Foundation (people who receive their salary from Microsoft!) push to outsource Linux itself to Microsoft proprietary software (GitHub) and when offshoots of the Foundation are being put at the hands of Microsoft staff (no kidding, here’s the example from the media, as mentioned in the above video) you just know that the Foundation is truly and completely defunct. It’s just a money-making operation (or greed machine) that has little or nothing to do with Linux itself. We’ve been watching the Linux Foundation closely for 14 years and we’ve never seen it as defunct as this. They lost track of Linux and got blinded with money, which they raise by openwashing surveillance, proprietary software, and ritualistic Orwell resurrections.

“Please do not ever assume that the Foundation cares about people or human rights or personal freedoms (such as software freedom). They only care about one thing: money.”The above video arose from a culmination of recent press reports and press releases from the Foundation, highlighting the immense and troublesome degree of Microsoft infiltration and proprietary software advocacy/promotion (GitHub is just one among many examples). They’re sometimes hosting with Windows, they outsource to Zoom, and they use “Mac” PCs to create reports about Linux itself (the kernel).

#CancelFreedomAs I point out in the video, if Linus Torvalds was to quit the Foundation and start his own thing (to escape the corruption of the Foundation and their “Speech Policing”), the Foundation would carry on, likely under some other and more suitable name. Maybe the Openwashing Foundation. Because that’s what it really is and what it formally became several years ago. As noted on the right, the Microsoft-funded SFC (connected to Linux Foundation) and the Microsoft-funded Linux Foundation both tried hard to cancel the founder of Free software and delete his legacy, basically exploiting his accomplishments to their own advantage (financial gain) while brushing him under some carpet.

Please do not ever assume that the Foundation cares about people or human rights or personal freedoms (such as software freedom). They only care about one thing: money. They’re bossed and governed by greedy corporations and nobody nothing else (corporations are not people). Look no further than the composition of their current board.

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