Free Software Foundation Launches BadVista
The Web site name says it all. BadVista.org is devoted to exposing the harms inflicted on computer users by Windows Vista.The Web sites name tells it all. BadVista.org, a Web site run by the Free Software Foundation, is devoted to the mission of exposing the harms inflicted on computer users by Microsofts Windows Vista operating system and promoting free software alternatives that respect users security and privacy rights. BadVista.org, launched by the FSF Dec. 18, is a blog that expresses both the FSFs opinions and links to Vista-related selected news stories and reviews.
According to John Sullivan, the FSFs program administrator, "Vista is an upsell masquerading as an upgrade. It is an overall regression when you look at the most important aspect of owning and using a computer: your control over what it does.