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Re: Groklaw attacks Alexander -- Again


From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Groklaw attacks Alexander -- Again
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 07:05:27 +0000 (UTC)
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Tim Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
> In article <address@hidden>, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> 
> wrote:
>> Still, questions have been asked about PJ's unequivocal support for Apple
>> against Psystar, which seems a bit incongruous for somebody so supportive
>> of free software.

> There was a theory on a kook site that Microsoft is where Psystar gets 
> the money to fight, and it was provided as an attack on Apple. Quite a 
> few on Groklaw think that's good enough to take Apple's side without 
> question.

"Quite a few", yes, but PJ herself, who is clearly capable of thinking
things through?  The question of whether copyright law should permit
Apple to restrict the installation of OS/X to its own hardware is
pertinent indeed, but seems not really to have been addressed in Groklaw.
I suspect it's been suppressed.

-- 
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).



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