The Jargon File

Open Sores

Open source software that isn't well behaved.  Could just be kludgey, could be badly designed, could be downright malicious.

Contrary to popular belief, being open source is not a guarantee of being ethical.  You will note that NSA/Yahoogle, Oracle, and Miscrosoft, for example, are all large contributors to open source - and always for selfish, amoral reasons.
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