Elf M. Sternberg

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Apple's Parasitic Stance Toward Open Source

Apple's always had this passive-aggressive, parasitic relationship with open source. Darwin, the OS at the bottom of all modern Macs, is an offshoot of FreeBSD, and a lot of what Apple presents to you is derived from other open source projects. But Apple has always downplayed, neglected, ignored, or otherwise distracted most of its consumers from knowing anything about their use of open source. Let's discuss two recent examples.

The past comes back to haunt you, amusingly...