For billgates, Free Culture advocates are Commies

From BoingBoing, I come to know that billgates consider people that believe in free culture as communists. Such a comparison is so deeply wrong, I’m almost speechless. Free culture and communism are 2 completely different topics.
“There are fewer communists in the world today than there were. There are some new modern-day sort of communists who want to get rid of the incentive for musicians and moviemakers and software makers under various guises. They don’t think that those incentives should exist.”
Anyway I had a small glimpe of what americans on average think about communists (should I say “they don’t think”?) when I was there for some months. I guess billgates’strategy is simple: call them communists, have your media broadcast the idea and let televisions-truths-swallowers get the concept and burn the communists.
Making fun of this nonsense sentence, some people have created wallpapers, t-shirts and other gadgets with this “creative commies” propaganda. Check some of them on BoingBoing.

Anyway, the arrogance of the richest man in the world, head of a global monopoly, is overwhelming and disgusting. The future he draws for us is a dark one (read the entire article on He also says (speaking of security on InternetExplorer) that “The key message we have for people is they should turn on auto update because if you turn on auto update, without you having to think about it and go through a bunch of user interface or know about this or that or the other thing…”.
The reality is the opposite: users who are not aware of what is going on in their computers will never be secure, and they will also be forever forced to do whatever Sauron wants them to do (Yes, the analogy billgates=sauron is very easy, one created the rings to keep people in the dark and control them, the other created windows to keep computer users in the dark).
Are you happy with the future he draws for you? If not, start leaving Windows for GNU/Linux (or at least InternetExploder for Firefox). This could be a first step to tell the richest guy in the world, head of a global monopoly, you don’t agree with him and you are taking a different way. Doing tomorrow could be too late. Do it now. If you need help in dropping Windows, I’ll be happy to help you, just leave a comment or email me.

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