The devil, often times, is in the details. And when it comes to details, the Free Software Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports the free software movement, is taking no prisoners. They have just deemed all Microsoft software as malware — good thing that Redmond is branching into the hardware side of...

The champions of the (free software) world have responded to Microsoft’s recent privacy and encryption announcements, saying that Redmond’s efforts are all in vain. Microsoft made several promises regarding user privacy recently, and confirmed that it was making efforts to protect customer data from government spying....

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has started a campaign against the Secure Boot feature in Windows 8. Microsoft continue to insist that the feature is intended to keep unwanted and potentially malicious software off a system by preventing unauthorized binaries to load during the boot process. The FSF believes...