OT: Nokia expects open source developers to accept things like DRM, commercial IP rights, and SIM locks.
David Samblas Martinez
dsamblas at yahoo.es
Fri Jun 13 23:52:39 CEST 2008
Well, here can be a lot of arguments but to sumarize: Open-source movement is not a "beast" that need to be educated to not bite his precious market with his pretty lucrative rules.
Maybe they don't understand, that we are individuals like them just this, but I don't know the rest of you but I'm here not to obey any rule, I'm here because a group of people (a very smart and lovely people, all of you) have an Idea and make it public and said "hey there! we want to make this if you like come and participate." So I have saw and I like it.
I have no feel of being part of a beast, well maybe a part of a penguin but a very smart and also educated penguin, so if some one wants to spend time in implement something like this I will remove it from my system as soon as it comes with this from factory, when it was unable or harder enough to not worth it to remove from the system I will not be interested any more. But I'm pretty sure this is barelly imposible to happen here.
So or this people doesn't really realize what open/free(as free as freedom) software means or they really realize and doesn't really knows how to manage it.
But to be a group of hobbist as (sure some of this tied brilliant people) think we are we are not doing bad at all ;) , the open movement has grow and grow since it creation and even this tied people must understand about continous grows and exponential functions... pure maths
Please all of those who were tie and like it don't be offended once upon a time I have to where them and some of them where cool , but seems the political about this has relaxed in the corp. where I work and I have not to use them any more, don't like to have a rope arround my neck (a precious metafore ,isn't it?)
So at the end the mail has become larger than I imagine, to summarize this penguin is very hard to domesticate ,
--- El vie, 13/6/08, Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com> escribió:
> De: Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com>
> Asunto: OT: Nokia expects open source developers to accept things like DRM, commercial IP rights, and SIM locks.
> Para: "List for Openmoko community discussion" <community at lists.openmoko.org>
> Fecha: viernes, 13 junio, 2008 8:47
> Open-source developers targeting the mobile space need to
> business rules including digital rights management,
> Nokia's software
> chief has claimed.
> Speaking at the Handsets World conference in Berlin on
> Tuesday, Dr
> Ari Jaaksi told delegates that the open-source community
> needed to
> be 'educated' in the way the mobile industry
> currently works, because
> the industry has not yet moved beyond old business
> Jaaksi, Nokia's vice president of software and head
> of the Finnish
> handset manufacturer's open-source operations, said:
> "We want to
> educate open-source developers. There are certain
> business rules
> [developers] need to obey, such as DRM, IPR
> [intellectual property
> rights], SIM locks and subsidised business models."
> Jaaksi admitted that concepts like these "go
> against the open-source
> philosophy", but said they were necessary
> components of the current
> mobile industry. "Why do we need closed vehicles?
> We do," he said.
> "Some of these things harm the industry but
> they're here [as things
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