Not true. The editor has every right to request a change to the content of the submission (with the permission of the author) or reject it entirely, if it expresses a view that is not the view of LWN. That's his job.
My objection is that a piece of clear propaganda appeared in a news journal. The fact that the editor left it in puts him in a similar position to all those mainstream journalists that don't bother checking out SCO's press releases before blithely printing them.
Usually, LWN is very good at being even handed - even SCO gets the benefit of the doubt until proven otherwise. But this was just an advert disguised as a story, and shouldn't have been accepted.
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