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Old 09-20-2011, 07:10 PM   #1
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LXer: Is Android really free software?

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To what extent does Android respect the freedom of its users? For a computer user that values freedom, that is the most important question to ask about any software system.

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The non-release of two versions' source code raises concern that Google might intend to turn Android proprietary permanently; that the release of some Android versions as free software may have been a temporary ploy to get community assistance in improving a proprietary software product. Let us hope does not happen.
I'd have to agree. This is what Google is up to, with everything. This is how they came to power, along with the help of the secret service.


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