ARM kills off its anti-RISC-V smear site after own staff revolt

  By Thom Holwerda - Posted on 2018-07-11 20:52:41 UTC at http://OSNews.com

Arm has taken offline [https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/10/arm_riscv_website/] its website attacking rival processor architecture RISC-V within days of it going live - after its own staff objected to the underhand tactic.

The site - riscv-basics.com - was created at the end of June, and attempted to smear open-source RISC-V, listing five reasons why Arm cores are a better choice over its competitor's designs. However, the stunt backfired, with folks in the tech industry, and within the company's own ranks, slamming the site as a cheap shot and an attack on open source.

Good on ARM's own employees for speaking up.

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