08.11.21

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Open Source Initiative is a Corporate Front Group Looking for Money From Opponents of Software Freedom

Posted in Deception, Microsoft, OSI at 4:44 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: The corporate coup against software freedom has enlisted another person to deepen the coup with corporate fund-raising (more strings, becoming indebted to surveillance firms and monopolies, hiding behind the "open" banner); that person is connected to a longtime foe of software freedom [1, 2]

THE Open Source Initiative (OSI) has pushed out its very own founder and it does not tolerate critics. Because criticising corporations is “hate”…

“These are the very same people who worked overtime trying to oust Richard Stallman from his own organisation, which actually tries to accomplish something of importance.”This new press release, which showed up some hours ago in their front page, reaffirms the ‘new’ OSI’s commitment to companies like Microsoft. Most of the OSI’s budget is already devoted to Microsoft boosting.

Just as ‘new’ Freenode has nothing at all to do with Freenode anymore (it’s not even called that anymore; they just hijacked a tiny portions the users and decommissioned the network), the ‘new’ OSI has little to do with Open Source. It milks the name and its past reputation. It is about openwashing and it’s run by people who work for ICE and other forms of racism. And yet somehow they have the audacity to use “diversity” and “inclusion” as a weapon by which to demonise sceptics. These are the very same people who worked overtime trying to oust Richard Stallman from his own organisation, which actually tries to accomplish something of importance.

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