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Evan's data: 92 percent developers ignoring Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-06-17 12:00
This blogger shares the consensus of many others that programmers prefer to develop software that carries freedom to its users. Their is an increase ...
Developers prefer GNU/Linux over Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-06-17 12:00
Software developers don't want to hack on Vista. In this story Matt Assay concludes that more and more programmers prefer to hack on GNU/Linux.
Microsoft: What Cost the Vista Fiasco? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-06-13 15:00
Numbers show that people and organizations don't think much of Vista.
Desktop Windows is doomed [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-06-09 12:00
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Microsoft confirms use of DRM for NBC broadcast flags [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-19 13:00
They try to claim that the FCC requires software and hardware manufacturers to recognizes broadcast flags set by distributors. However, the courts have ruled ...
Closing the Door to Microsoft Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-19 10:00
Many companies are not going to install Microsoft Vista, and are holding out for the next version of windows instead. However, they should take this ...
Programmers shun Vista, develop software for GNU/Linux [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-19 10:00
The article is a bit misleading and misses the point -- developers prefer programming free software for GNU/Linux operating systems because those operating ...
NBC-Vista copy-protection snafu reminds us why DRM stinks [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-16 19:00
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Microsoft's stealth updates stymie XP repairs [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-15 13:00
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PC World - Business Center: Microsoft to Limit Capabilities of Cheap Laptops [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-15 13:00
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Ballmer: Vista Is 'a Work in Progress' [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-15 13:00
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Microsoft Exec: UAC Designed To 'Annoy Users' [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-05-15 13:00
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MSN Music to shut down, leaving DRM customers in the lurch | DefectiveByDesign.org [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-23 17:00
This is just a good example of why you don't want your operating system to be enforcing DRM on you -- because it enables moves like this. Switch away from ...
Brazil migrates voting machines to GNU/Linux - The INQUIRER [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-22 11:00
Another country abandons Microsoft for software that respects their freedom.
Computerworld - Ubuntu breathes new life into school's abandoned hardware [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-11 14:00
Ubuntu still has some nonfree software, so it would be better to use gNewSense for this instead, but it's a great example of people dumping VIsta because of ...
Schneier on Security: Lock-In [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-10 20:00
When Microsoft talks about your security, what they really mean is their control.
Microsoft Watch - Business Applications - Microsoft Doesn't Trust <em>You</em> [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-09 13:00
&quot;Once again, Microsoft will use its updater to distribute an onerous and intrusive anti-piracy mechanism that gets in end users' faces.&quot; -- Piracy is ...
Vista SP1 won't install on dual-boot systems: Microsoft [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-09 13:00
This article has errors -- it's GNU/Linux, not Linux, and the best way to solve this problem is to remove Vista entirely. But here is an example of Microsoft ...
WINDOWS SLOWDOWN: Microsoft forces install of Windows Desktop Search [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-04 19:00
An example from last year of Microsoft forcibly installing software on users' computers.
Security loophole found in Windows operating system [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-04 19:00
Last year, a security hole was found in the Windows random number generator. The people who found it make a good suggestion -- release the code so that it can ...
Angry Vista SP1 users lose more control [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-27 15:00
Vista SP1 is yet another downgrade in terms of freedom -- users have even fewer devices they can use with this operating system. Make the switch to GNU/Linux, ...
They Criticized Vista. And They Should Know. - New York Times [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-27 15:00
Vista and SP1 are not upgrades, but a downgrades in freedom. They restrict you from even more hardware options than you had before, and they restrict you even ...
BBspot - Microsoft Reveals Windows Vista SP1 Will Install XP [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-04-07 11:21
This article is a work of fiction. However, the satire is not so unbelievable a thing to imagine. Of course, users should not &quot;go back&quot; to XP, but ...
Windows Vista SP1 wreaks havoc on some PCs, users complain - Operating Systems - iTnews Australia [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-27 15:00
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Has Microsoft Disavowed Windows Vista? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-12 13:00
This article gets one thing right: &quot;Vista is pure misery.&quot; This is because it is designed around restricting user freedom, not respecting it. Make ...
Microsoft Says Vista SP1 Blocks Third Party Apps - Software - IT Channel News by CRN and VARBusiness [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-12 13:00
The article states: &quot;BitDefender also offers a free upgrade that fixes the problem.&quot; We could only wish they meant free as in freedom -- the fact is, ...
Microsoft sued because some computers just aren't capable of running Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-10 19:00
If you want an operating system that can run on most any hardware, you should choose an all free software distribution of GNU/Linux. Because Vista was designed ...
Has Microsoft Windows Vista lost all credibility? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-03-10 19:00
The article highlights how few platforms Vista can run on. The fundamental design flaw with Vista is that it restricts user freedom. Users should seek out an ...
Vista shipped on only 39% of PCs - Why? Nobody wants it! [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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100 things people are saying about Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2008-01-18 19:00
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