For some, the definition of software freedom begins and ends with source code. Such people have apparently never heard of market competition.
It's arguably even more important, and doesn't necessarily derive from a software license (though it's no doubt better when protected by an open-source license).
Over the last few weeks, we've seen signs that key open-source vendors are waking up to this fact, with both Canonical (Ubuntu) and Mozilla (Firefox) sniffing around Yahoo/Microsoft to replace Google with Yahoo/Bing as their default search engine.
Choice, you see, is good, even when it's not … Read more