03.07.22

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The ‘Studies’ of ‘Linux’ Foundation ‘Research’ Based on Data From Microsoft and Experts in Adobe, Not ‘Open Source’

Posted in FUD, GNU/Linux, Microsoft, Security at 2:11 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Real research or marketing with the veneer of "research"? Let’s have a look at the perpetrators and purveyors of FUD, who aren’t even using Open Source themselves (they just talk about it).

THE Linux Foundation has just advertised this new paper about so-called ‘security’, connected to perpetrators of NSA back doors (i.e. fake security or “national security”, the doublespeak euphemism).

“It’s akin to those so-called ‘studies’ and ‘surveys’ which conveniently assume that every project in the world uses Microsoft GitHub and projects that do not simply do not count, aren’t important, and should thus be ignored.”Expressing my personal views on these matters is easier in voice and video because of nuance and the need to show particular things in motion. The report is very long, but it’s mostly just a mindless inventory, sourced from Microsoft NPM — the subject of our last installment in Microsoft GitHub Exposé and the subject of future parts too. It’s akin to those so-called ‘studies’ and ‘surveys’ which conveniently assume that every project in the world uses Microsoft GitHub and projects that do not simply do not count, aren’t important, and should thus be ignored. It isn’t merely a dangerous assumption but a sinister one; those who make this assumption often do so deliberately (e.g. to make copyleft look like it is waning).

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