Stallman slams Ubuntu, calls Amazon integration 'spyware'

By Jon Gold, Network World |  Software, Amazon, Linux

"Most free software developers would abandon such a plan given the prospect of a mass switch to someone else's corrected version," he writes.

Canonical's partnership with Amazon has already drawn a great deal of fire from parts of the free software/open-source community, members of which have objected strongly to the idea that their search queries could be shared with the online retailer.

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