Is Google Faking the Open-Source Funk?
Some folks are claiming that Google is faking the open-source funk.
OK, it's a lot to say, really. Because for all the open-source software Google has helped put forth, it's a bit of a stretch to imply that the company is faking it. But Lee Williams, executive director of the Symbian Foundation, which is in charge of advancing the development and the open-sourcing of the Symbian OS, has basically called Google out for not being as open as the company could be about its Android operating system.
It's not the first time and it won't be the last that Google's been knocked about its policies regarding openness of certain technologies or strategies—policies, by the way, that certain other companies (like Microsoft!) would be blasted for straightaway.