A Call to Boycott Ubuntu? An Important Discussion Thread

Michael Haney thezorch at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 08:24:13 BST 2009

Linux blog site tuxmachines.org wants to boycott links to news and
blogs concerning Ubuntu due to Mark Shuttleworth's allegedly sexually
inflammatory comments about women at this years LinuxCon.  Thought I'd
share this and get everyone's opinion on this.  The site is asking for
input from its visitors on whether to not to go ahead with the idea.
So far the comments I've seen are more against it than anything.

So what do you think?  Is this yet again most Feminist overreaction to
harmless male jokes or is racial discrimination a real problem in the
FOSS world?  I've seen a few article which say sexual inequality in
FOSS is a growing issue.

Share with us your thoughts because this is an important topic.

The blog about the proposed boycott...

About Mark Shuttlewoth's comments:

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