[maemo-users] Nokia: Linux Needs to Learn Business

From: tanguyr tanguyr at gmail.com
Date: Fri Jun 13 19:49:37 EEST 2008

the killer quote:

> Jaaksi admitted that concepts like these [DRM, intellectual property
> rights, SIM locks and subsidised business models]"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 stand]. These are
> touchy, emotional issues but this dialogue is very much needed. As an
> industry, *we plan to use open-source technologies but we are not yet
> ready to play by the rules; but this needs to work the other way round too
> *."
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