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“LINUX” or “UNIX” Sites That Promote Windows Products? Follow the Money...

CNX SoftwareSummary: CNX Software is still shilling a bunch of Microsoft and Windows products sometimes; it's because of money

THE tragic story of Phoronix aside, yesterday we noticed this article from an author who said: "GEEKOM sent us a sample of the AS 6 mini PC with [...] the pre-installed Windows 11" (not the first time).

"Due to greed, GNU/Linux sites and their audiences are exposed to promotion of the competition."We gave more examples of this (about four articles in the past) regarding the same site.

A day later they did it again. Promoting Windows products for gifts ("review" units)?

This saddening trend is hurtful. Due to greed, GNU/Linux sites and their audiences are exposed to promotion of the competition. I exchanged some E-mail with the editor of the above site earlier this month. To be fair, it was a lot worse last year [1, 2]. But the problem remains largely unsolved.

Phoronix is even worse, but an issue for another day...

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