I have disagreed with Amy Barzdukas' pronouncements on many topics, but I liked a lot of what she is saying here, especially that the industry should take responsibility for educating consumers about what their software is doing.
"Unlike Chrome, Mozilla does not 'auto-update' users but requires users to at least click ok when given the update notification window. For Mozilla, the browser belongs to the user, not the vendor and that's a very important distinction." Great piece highlighting some important philosophical distinctions between Mozilla and other browser vendors
Interesting – Apple dropped ZFS because they wanted a proprietary license. This is the model that Sun offered with Java, but I don't think that is the idea behind OpenSolaris.