[RndTbl] SourceForge pulling a CNet download.com boneheaded move?

Gilles Detillieux grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca
Fri Jun 5 10:52:35 CDT 2015

Have any of you heard about SourceForge's recent takeover/highjacking of 
GIMP for Windows and Nmap?  This was a bit of a shocker to me.  It seems 
to be a way of forcing the inclusion of adware in downloads, for popular 
projects that don't agree to it.

https://plus.google.com/+gimp/posts/cxhB1PScFpe - GIMP
http://seclists.org/nmap-dev/2015/q2/194 - Nmap

The beginning of the end for a former open source champion?  So sad when 
short-term thinking takes over.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <grdetil at scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:    http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/
Dept. of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Faculty of Health Sciences,
Univ. of Manitoba  Winnipeg, MB  R3E 0J9  (Canada)

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