Over at Linux Journal, Doc Searls reflects
on Richard Stallman's recent opinions of "cloud computing". "Still, I think that RMS is onto something. The core promise of computing, even on a vast network that connects us all, is autonomy and independence. It's being free (as in freedom) to operate on your own, and to share what's meant to be shared in ways that nobody else can control, and to improve useful goods in ways that work for everybody. There are, in those core values, imperatives that seem at odds with the dependencies that 'cloud computing' can sometimes involve.
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