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Re:Linus does get nothing here,

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on February 04, 2006 12:24 AM
Yes. There is. You have, to your credit, ruled out illegal ways - But you also have to rule out the immoral ways.

Two wrongs don't make a right. The way to fight someone from encroaching on your freedoms is not to encroach on theirs - that's called a pissing contest, and nobody wins.

I, too, am scared that I won't be able to purchase hardware after year X, but there are ways and ways to try and prevent that. FPGAs are one - independent manefacturers are others. Heck - this may be a market opportunity.

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