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Should Microsoft make Windows 7 open source? The Free Software Foundation thinks so!

betanews Friday, 24 January 2020
Windows 7 is dead to Microsoft -- unless, of course, you're willing to pay. It's now ten days since the operating system reached end of life, but many people, for various reasons, are choosing to stick with it rather than upgrading to Windows 10. This means missing out on security updates, but the Free Software Foundation (FSF) thinks it has a solution. It suggests that Microsoft 'upcycles' Windows 7 and makes the operating system open source so that the community can "study and improve" it. See also: Microsoft confirms that most Windows 7 users won't get a critical Internet Explorer… [Continue Reading]
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