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+ - Linux phones will lock down users

Submitted by CockMonster
CockMonster writes: Mobile phone developers are scrambling to ensure that the openness of the Linux operating system does not anger telecoms regulators. Consumers who run Linux on a PC are used to having full control over the operating system, but should not expect that same level of control on a Linux powered mobile phone, warned Mike Kelley, senior vice president of engineering at PalmSource. Full Article It's about time mobile Linux vendors come clean about what exactly end users will be allowed do with their phones!

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