Free Software Foundation Protests at Boston, MA Microsoft Store Over Windows 8 Restrictions
The FSF is campaigning against Windows 8 somewhat, noting that it -- in some ways -- restricts freedoms to modify and share software. It's not the first time the FSF has done something like this, but having the mascot head makes this particular stunt all the better. FSF executive director John Sullivan said, "Tablets and laptops are popular gifts for the holidays, but people often overlook the restrictions that manufacturers slip under the wrapping paper. These restrictions end up locking people into one company's products, and complicating things that should be simple like moving programs from an old laptop to a new one. We invite people to join us by going to http://fsf.org/windows8 and signing the pledge to switch to a free operating system. If you already use one, help a friend or family member switch."
So, will a stuffed gnu mascot convince you to ditch Windows?