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Frontal assault on Linus Torvalds and open source

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git "Git (/ɡɪt/[7]) is a version control system for tracking changes in computer files and coordinating work on those files among multiple people. [ ... ] Original author(s) Linus Torvalds[1]"

GitHub - torvalds/linux: Linux kernel source tree

https://github.com/torvalds/linux

GitHub is where people build software. More than 27 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 80 million projects

In December 2015 the same happened to the founder of Debian, Ian Murdock. On 28 December 2015 the founder of Debian Linux, Ian Murdock, was killed in his apartment under suspicious circumstances. The next year early spring, on 9 Mar 2016 Linux hackers were kindly summoned to put their coffees down and listen up as Microsoft had just launched a Debian Linux-based switch operating system. The story of Hans Reiser, whose journaled computer file systems ReiserFS has become a integral part of Microsoft NTFS is even more graveling. See also the movie "The Adderall Diaries (2015)"

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