Poll: Don’t Help Government Unencrypt Devices

Apple vs FBI encryption poll

The FOSS Force Poll

The results of our “Apple vs. the FBI” encryption poll are in. Most of our readers agree with Apple CEO Tim Cook’s decision to stand up to the FBI.

Often […]

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Poll: You Vote to Outlaw Tracking by Advertisers

The FOSS Force Poll Our latest poll indicates that our reader’s would support legislation that would prohibit tracking by advertisers.

Back on February 15 when we ran an article calling for a ban on advertisers’ […]

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‘Opinion Stage’ Plugin Sneaks Ads onto WordPress Sites

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Publishers of WordPress sites using the ‘Poll, Quiz & List by OpinionStage’ plugin, might want to check for unexpected advertisements.

FOSS Force has learned that the popular WordPress plugin “Poll, Quiz & List by OpinionStage” […]

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Poll: You Say, ‘Ship Ubuntu Tablets by the Boatload’

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The FOSS Force Poll Our latest poll indicates that many FOSS advocates will end up purchasing a Ubuntu tablet when they become available in March.

Granted, you’re a special audience with a special interest. For […]

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Readers Say ‘No’ to Antivirus on Linux

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The FOSS Force Poll

A few weeks back when Ken Starks wrote an anecdotal column on an experience with a false positive from Avast antivirus on GNU/Linux, we started thinking. We run antivirus on our […]

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