John Paczkowski

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It’s stupidity. It’s worse than stupidity: It’s a marketing hype campaign. Somebody is saying this is inevitable — and whenever you hear somebody saying that, it’s very likely to be a set of businesses campaigning to make it true. One reason you should not use Web applications to do your computing is that you lose control. It’s just as bad as using a proprietary program. Do your own computing on your own computer with your copy of a freedom-respecting program. If you use a proprietary program or somebody else’s Web server, you’re defenseless. You’re putty in the hands of whoever developed that software.

Free Software Foundation founder Richard M. Stallman joins Oracle CEO Larry Ellison’s Cloud Computing Skeptics Support Group