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Linux Foundation Does Not Speak for GNU/Linux Users

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Summary: There's a serious problem in the "Linux" world as the so-called 'Linux' Foundation claims to speak for us (the GNU/Linux community) while in fact speaking against us (on the payroll of those looking to extinguish us)

THE thing called Linux Foundation 'Research' (so-called 'research', meaning just marketing) released this 3AM press release early on a Monday. Yes, 3AM ET and before midnight where they're based (so technically Sunday). The press release is shown in the video (I rarely just read what's shown on the screen like some folks do; it's just useless). It's a bunch of talking points from suits who neither use nor understand what they're talking about. This is very typical and is symptomatic not only among the Zemlins. Looking and reading between the lines, it's more of that same openwashing.



And speaking of openwashing, I've decided to show this morning's double standards of opensource.com. After recording the video I checked where it's hosted right now (it has long been outsourced and now it's in Fastly; see screenshot below).

Organisations that cannot lead by example do not speak for us. The same is true for the OSI, but the video does not focus on the OSI.

Fastly/opensource.com

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