The free software foundation (FSF) leader Richard Stallman has slammed Ubuntu as spyware. The GNU project creator is furious over the new feature of Ubuntu 12.10 dash that shows results from Amazon in addition to the results local to a computer. He calls it as a breach in user privacy, a fundamental that free and open source software should strictly adhere to. Though this feature of Ubuntu dash has been criticized by lot of people but words coming from a person like Richard Stallman are bound to get attention.
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