From Oracle's Chief Security Officer: one of the finest marketing posts for free software I've seen in 2015

David Gerard dgerard at
Tue Aug 11 20:03:25 UTC 2015

On 11 August 2015 at 20:41, Alessandro Rubini <rubini at> wrote:

> Yes. But these arguments are hard to make, and hard to convey to the
> public.
> Hacker chats. I can't show these pages around and make
> people consider my point about software freedom.

You're right, we need a helpful response.

It's started hitting the news. Page two of the Register story details
the problem in a manner that may be helpful:

These stories comment on the blog post and the problems with it:

There was also a lot of other coverage, mostly just noting with
amazement that the post exists and is real.

Hope this is useful :-)

- d.

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