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Trying to 'Finish the Job' of Bully de Blanc and Deb Nicholson by Rewriting History (and Even Terms) for Microsoft

Two years ago: GNOME Foundation and OSI Move on to 'Extend' Phase Against the Free Software Definition (or Against Software Freedom)

Yesterday:

Toward an Open Weights Definition



In the past:

Some open source advocates are still anti-Microsoft



"If they're not anti-Microsoft," an associate noted, "they've not opened their eyes and have actively tuned out what's going on in the world around them."

Extortion racket; pay us, or get sued



Summary: Heather J. Meeker is trying to rewrite history and now we can see who her financial masters and hosts are (lots of Microsoft); The media portrayed her as some kind of historian* for Free software a few months ago (as funding had been secured), but she already outsources everything to proprietary software controlled by Microsoft. This will be corporate revisionism; moreover, there's employment history with Microsoft. As an associate put it: "The employment history with Microsoft is a dead give away that she will only spew lies and disinformation" (using books and such; the revisionism is well funded); the latest blog from the OSI is also sponsored by Microsoft (both the blog post and the person who wrote it)

OSI Microsoft stuff: Vidal sponsored by Microsoft



AI spam by OSI: Vidal sponsored by Microsoft



Vidal is sponsored by Microsoft. He's promoting their chatbots, which aren't even "AI" and are purely proprietary. That also ushers in GPL violations. Years ago OSI became a Microsoft-funded think tank for Microsoft or a propaganda arm of Microsoft. Most of the OSI's money comes from Microsoft.

_______ * Earlier this year:

Apache and Mozilla Sponsor Organization to Collect FOSS Oral History



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