|Authored by: calris74 on Monday, November 26 2012 @ 07:22 PM EST|
|Even if FM wasn't being paid, he still lacks transparency.|
Also, don't forget his background - He originally set up
NoSoftwarePatents.com, but now he comes across as a pretty
strong supporter of software patents (in so much as they
allow Google's competitors to attack Android).
So here we have the poster boy of the 'No Software Patents'
campaign rooting from the 'sidelines' that software patents
will be the ultimate destruction of Android.
A wolf in sheep's clothes, a man who speaks with forked tongue, an opportunistic
entrepreneur? Whatever he is, he
cannot be trusted, no matter how much he divulges his financial ties. Only when
he truly divulges all of his
source material, clearly states his position, and backs up
his 'analysis' with clear claims of educated opinion or
statements of pure speculation could we possibly think to
begin to trust him.
Oh, and regarding the 'I'm not a journalist' claim -
Journalist have a right to protect their sources. If FM
claims to not be a journalist, is he covered by the same
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