Controversy Erupts over Amazon Search in Ubuntu 12.10

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Among the new features planned for Ubuntu 12.10, one, a Unity “lens” that generates search results from Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), has been stirring a lot of controversy lately — so much that Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth recently responded publicly to what he’s calling “FUD-points” regarding the lens. But what will it take to put users truly at ease? Shuttleworth, who helped found the Ubuntu Linux project and its parent company, Canonical, in 2004 and led the latter as CEO until stepping down in late 2009 to focus on other pursuits within the Ubuntu communit (IT news)