Microsoft steals name of Linux Desktop project (MauiKit and the Maui distribution) for their project that does the same thing and then blames Linux community for using that name to begin with (which is obvious trademark infringement as they've both had those names for years now). Abusing power over GitHub to then delete any issues on their project related to the name collision and deny they are at fault for ignoring the first search result that comes up for the name Maui.

You can tell they are trying to embrace, extend, and extinguish. But with blunders like this and the way their megacorp stooge bosses like to handle it they won't be extending anything.

this exploded after getting necroboosted so I'll just add a little disclaimer that this article may not be up to date as of now

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@thufie github is still fine folks, there's nothing to worry about microsoft buying it

@thufie Makes me feel a little less paranoid for thinking "which E are they on now?" when they announced the launch of their free-as-in-beer, closed-source, snapshot-based Linux malware detection platform.

@thufie - Not sure about Europe, I think in the US if you don't sue over trademark infringement you can lose the trademark.

@thufie let's hope but as long as people keep their habits and for example stay on Github, buy corporate things ( with is hard not to) they will win .

I know why I went to gitlab. Ad once I can afford it I'll get my own gitea instance with hopefully @ForgeFed enabled.
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Smol server part of the infrastructure. Registration is approval-based, and will probably only accept people I know elsewhere or with good motivation.