Google’s Andy Rubin Compares iPhone to North Korea

Brad Stone of the NYT interviewed Andy Rubin last week:

Mr. Rubin also addressed many other topics—like whether consumers actually care if their mobile phone software is “open” or not. He insisted that they will, comparing closed computing platforms to totalitarian governments that deprive their citizens of choice. “When they can’t have something, people do care. Look at the way politics work. I just don’t want to live in North Korea,” he said.

Tuesday, 27 April 2010